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Henry Springfield was the son of Thomas Springfield & Laodicea "Dicey" Langston
Levina Smith was the daughter of unknown parents

THE FAMILY OF HENRY SPRINGFIELD & LEVINA SMITH

Henry Springfield & Levina Smith

Henry Springfield & Levina Smith were married about 1813 in South Carolina. They had 10 children. Henry was a veteran of the War of 1812, having served as a sergeant in Austin's Regiment, South Carolina Militia. The family is listed on the 1820 & 1830 censuses of Greenville Co., South Carolina. Henry died on February 18, 1836 in Traveler's Rest, Greenville Co., SC. The newspaper account of his death states "We understand that Mr. Henry Springfield was frozen to death on the night of the 18th inst., about 12 miles above this place. The weather was very cold, the ground covered with snow, and we regret to add, that the deceased was somewhat intoxicated. He has left a wife and several children to mourn his sudden and unexpected departure.". Henry was age 44 when he died. Levina is living with her children on the 1840 census of Greenville Co., South Carolina with her son Thomas Young Springfield listed as the head of household. Levina Smith Springfield died sometime after 1840, probably before 1850 in Greenville Co., South Carolina.
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The Children of Henry Springfield & Levina

Pinckney SpringfieldPinckney Springfield was born about 1814 in Greenville Co., South Carolina. He is living with his parents on the 1820 & 1830 censuses of Greenville Co., South Carolina. Pinckney married Lucinda Dill about 1835 and they had 5 children. I have not found them on the 1840 census at this time. On March 19, 1845, Pinckney's grandfather, Thomas Springfield Sr., left Pinckney 60 acres of land in his will "for love and affection to my grandson." The family is listed on the 1850 census Greenville, South Carolina and on the 1860 census of Chicks Springs, Greenville Co., South Carolina. Pinckney served as a Private in the South Carolina Reserves in the Confederate Army in the Civil War. The family is listed on the 1870 census of Chicks Springs Twp., Greenville Co., SC. Lucinda died on June 12, 1875, probably in Chicks Springs, Greenville Co., South Carolina. Sometime between 1875 to 1880, Pinckney remarried Judia Dill, a widow with a young son. The family is listed on the 1880 census of Chicks Springs, Greenville Co., South Carolina. I have not found Pinckney on the 1900 census at this time. Pinckney Springfield died sometime after 1880, probably before 1900 in Greenville Co., South Carolina.
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Thomas Young SpringfieldThomas Young Springfield was born January 27, 1815 in Greenville Co., South Carolina. He is living with his parents on the 1820 & 1830 censuses of Greenville Co., SC. There is a deed dated January 28, 1830 stating that his grandfather Thomas Springfield Sr. gave him a mare and a cow "For love and affection for grandson Thomas Springfield Jr., son of Henry Springfield and Levina his wife." Thomas Young's father died in Feb 1836 when he was age 21. He is listed as head of household with his mother and siblings on the 1840 census of Greenville Co., South Carolina. Thomas married Malissa Evaline Hall on November 08, 1840 in Traveler's Rest, Greenville Co., South Carolina and they had 13 children. The family is listed on the 1850 census of Greeneville Co., SC. They are listed on the 1860 census of Fort Motley Division, Greenville Co., South Carolina, and on the 1870 census of Paris Mountain Twp., Greenville Co., South Carolina. They are listed on the 1880 census of Bates, Greenville Co., South Carolina. Malissa died on May 28, 1898 and Thomas Young Springfield died on October 28, 1898 in Greenville Co. South Carolina.
The Family of Thomas Young Springfield & Malissa Evaline Hall
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Millie SpringfieldMillie Springfield was born February 2, 1818 in Greenville Co., South Carolina. She is living with her parents on the 1820 & 1830 censuses of Greenville Co., SC. Millie married Alfred Kelley of Greene Co., Tennessee, on October 23, 1835 in Greenville, South Carolina. Alfred's brother Harrison later married Millie's younger sister Juliet. Alfred & Millie had 11 children. They had a child born in Tennessee in 1836, one born in South Carolina in 1839, and one born in Tennessee in 1841. They moved to Greene Co., Missouri about 1842. The family is listed on the 1850, 1860, 1870 & 1800 censuses of Boone Township, Greene Co., Missouri. Alfred died on May 12, 1889 in Boone Twp., Greene Co., Missouri. Millie Springfield Kelley died on May 11, 1891 in Boone Twp, Greene Co., Missouri. Alfred & Millie are buried at the Kelley Cemetery, located in Sec. 15, T 30N, R24W, by Central Church, 1 mi. east and 1 1/2 mi. north of Ash Grove. I have copies of probate records for both Alfred & Millie. Millie's name is spelled Millie on most of the probate records, but it is spelled Milley on at least 2 of the papers, and also on her tombstone.
The Family of Alfred Kelley & Millie Springfield
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Lauretta M. SpringfieldLauretta M. Springfield was born on November 25, 1824 in Greenville Co., South Carolina. She is the female age 5-9 (age 5) in the household of Henry Springfield on the 1830 census of Greenville Co., South Carolina. Her father died in Feb 1836 when she was age 11, and she is one of the 2 females age 10-14 living with her mother & siblings on the 1840 census of Greenville Co., South Carolina (she is age 15, and the other one is her sister Juliet, age 13. The head of household is listed as being her older brother Thomas Y. Springfield). Lauretta married Thomas James Godfrey about 1843 and they had at least 8 children, all born in Georgia between 1844-1866. Death certificates for several of their children state that their mother's maiden name was Lauretta (various spellings) Springfield. The family is listed on the 1850 census of District 31, Forsyth Co., Georgia. They are listed in 1860 & 1870 in the census of Militia District 1130, Fannin Co., Georgia. They are listed on the 1880 census of Caldwell and Mobile, Fannin Co., Georgia. Lauretta M. Springfield Godfrey died on November 27, 1898 in Georgia. Thomas is listed on the June 20, 1900 census of Civil District 10, Polk Co, Tennessee in the household of his married daughter, John & "Adaline" (Joice Adelaide Springfield) Rogers. Thomas died a few days after the census was taken on June 24, 1900. Thomas & Lauretta are both buried in Mobile Cemetery, Epworth, Fannin Co., Georgia. NOTE: This daughter is listed on several online trees and on FindaGrave.com as being Mary Laurette (Springfield) Hester, wife of Henry Hester. The gravestone for Henry's wife Mary states that she was born Nov. 8, 1825 and died Apr. 3, 1885, but several online trees plus death certificates of sons Jerry and Perry both list their mother as being Mary or Sunnie Finley, daughter of Elisha Fendley & Elizabeth Whitmire. Henry Hester lived until 1904, and the 1920 census indicates that he had a second wife, and this was Mary Springfield, daughter of Pinckney Springfield & Elizabeth Dill, above, and granddaughter of Henry & Levinia (Smith) Springfield.
Juliet SpringfieldJuliet Springfield was born December 24, 1826 in Greenville Co., SC. She is living with her parents on the 1830 census of Greenville Co., SC. Her father died in Feb 1836 when she was age 9, and she is living with her mother & siblings at age 13 on the 1840 census of Greenville Co., SC. At some point Juliet came to Greene Co., MO, probably to visit her married sister Millie Kelley. Juliet married Harrison Kelley on August 13, 1843 in Greene Co., MO; Harrison's brother Alfred had married Juliet's sister Millie in 1835. Harrison & Juliet had 10 children. The family is listed on the 1850, 1860, 1870 & 1880 censuses of Cass Twp., Greene Co., MO. Harrison was a farmer, and he was also the county assessor of Greene Co. MO in 1860. Harrison died on May 11, 1900 in Greene Co., MO. Juliet is listed with her son Marion on the 1900 census of Cass Twp., Greene Co., MO. Juliet Springfield Kelley died on July 19, 1907 in Greene Co., Missouri.
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Unknown Son #1 Springfield Unknown Son #1 Springfield was born sometime between 1826 - 1830 in Greenville Co., South Carolina. I think he was probably born about 1828. I do not know what his name was. He is listed with his parents as a male, under age 5, on the 1830 census of Greenville Co., SC. His father died in Feb 1836 when he would have been age 5 to 9 (probably about age 6). There is no male that fits his age on the 1840 census of his mother and children in Greenville Co., SC. Son Springfield died sometime after 1830, probably before 1840 in Greenville Co., South Carolina.
Unknown Daughter SpringfieldUnknown Daughter Springfield was born 1831 to 1835 in Greenville Co., South Carolina. I think she was probably born about 1831. Her father died in Feb 1836 when she was age 1 to 5 (probably about age 5). Unknown Daughter #2 is listed as a female, age 5 to 9, living with her mother & siblings on the 1840 census of Greenville Co., South Carolina. Unknown Daughter married widower Jackson Neely and they had a daughter, Eliza, born about about June 1850. Jackson Neely was married first to Elizabeth Bridges, and they had 4 children born between 1837 to 1843. In 1850 Jackson is listed with the children and no wife in the household, and there is a fifth child, age 2 months, named Eliza. (The census was taken August 10, 1850). Eliza Neely is living with the family of Pinckney Springfield on the 1860 & 1870 censuses of Chicks Springs Twp., Greenville Co., South Carolina. In 1880 Eliza Neely is living with the family of Pinckney's married son Lucius Springfield, and listed as Lucius' cousin, which would be correct if Pinckney was the brother of Eliza's mother. Unknown Daughter #2 Springfield probably died at the birth of daughter Eliza Neely in June 1850. She would have been age 15 to 19 at the time of her death (I think she was age 19).
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Henry Springfield JrHenry Springfield Jr was born August 2, 1833 in Greenville Co., South Carolina. His father died in Feb 1836 when he was age 2. He is living with his mother & siblings on the 1840 census of Greenville Co., SC. He is listed at age 17 in the household of his married brother Thomas on the 1850 census Greenville Co., SC. Henry married Mary Green about 1856 in Greenville Co., SC and they had at least 2 children. The family is listed on the 1860 census of Panther Fork Division, Greenville Co., SC. They are on the 1870 census of 12th Bates Twp., Greenville Co., SC and on the 1880 census of Cleveland, Greenville Co., SC. They moved from South Carolina to Texas sometime between 1880 to 1900, and they are listed on the 1900 census of Justice Precinct #3, Collin Co., TX. They returned from Texas to South Carolina sometime between 1900 to 1910, and they are listed on the 1910 census of Greenville, Greenville Co., SC. They are listed on both the 1900 & 1910 censuses as having 4 children, with 4 surviving, but a unexplained inconsistency is that the child born in 1867 is listed as son Laddie on the 1870 & 1880 censuses but listed as daughter Emily (Emma) on the 1900 & 1910 census. Mary died on November 08, 1912 in Greenville Co. SC. Henry Springfield Jr. died November 3, 1917 in Greenville Co., South Carolina.
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Tombstones of Henry & Mary Green Springfield
Marshall SpringfieldMarshall Springfield was born about 1835 in Greenville Co., South Carolina. His father died in Feb 1836 when he was less than 1 year old. He is living with his mother & siblings on the 1840 census of Greenville Co., SC. He is listed at age 14 in the household of his married brother Thomas on the 1850 census Greenville Co., SC. I have not found Marshall on the 1860 or any other census record at this time. Marshall Springfield died sometime after 1850, possibly before 1860 in Greenville Co., SC.
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Unknown Son #2 Springfield Unknown Son #2 Springfield was born about 1836 in Greenville Co., South Carolina. His father died in Feb 1836, probably before he was born. He is listed as one of 2 males under age 5 living with his mother & siblings on the 1840 census of Greenville Co., SC. (The other male is Marshall Springfield, age 4). I have not found him on the 1850 census at this time. Unknown Son #2 Springfield died sometime after 1840, probably before 1850 in Greenville Co., South Carolina.