The Barfield family, in part, live in Hillsboro. They are descendants of Barrett Barfield, who in
the thirties resided in Hillsboro, just below Gaddy's Mill, and on the plantation now owned by his
grand-son, Captain R. H. Rogers; he had by the same wife, and raised them to be grown, twenty-two
children, sons and daughters. He, with most of his family removed West. Writ Barfield, a son,
and excellent citizen remained and several of his daughters, who had married - one to Dew Rogers,
one to Ebenezer Rogers in the Fork, one to Love Goodyear - they also remained and all raised
--A History of Marion County, W.W. Sellers (1902)
Excerpt transcribed and contributed by Helen Moody, March 2000.
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