Butler County, Alabama

Butler County Pioneer Family Project

Submitted by Mildred Stinson Brown

Oxford Gandy,  descendant of Brinkley Gandy's brother John. 
He was a prominent Greenville businessman, moving his family 
to Butler County in the late 1820s, believed to be about 1828, 
though he is not listed on the census of 1830.


Descendants of Oxford Gandy


Generation No. 1

1.  OXFORD4 GANDY  (JOHN3, JOHN2, EDWARD1) was born Abt. 1806 in South 
    Carolina, and died March 22, 1887 in Old Town Area, Conecuh County,
    AL.  He married SARAH ANN SAMANTHA WAITS September 03, 1865 in 
    Butler County, AL, daughter of ABSOLUM WAITS.  She was born October
    1836 in Georgia, and died October 06, 1912 in Babbie, Covington 
    County, Al.
	
Children of OXFORD GANDY and SARAH WAITS are:
2.	i.	JOHN OXFORD5 GANDY, b. October 14, 1868, Butler Co, AL;
                d. January 27, 1977, Gandyville, Escambia County, FLA.
	ii.	MARY LUNNA GANDY, b. Abt. 1866, Conecuh County, AL; m. 
                ? WILSON, January 06, 1891, Butler County, AL.
	iii.	LAURA LUVICE GANDY, b. January 07, 1870; d. November 
                18, 1918, Monroe County, AL; m. JOHN WESLEY JOHNSON, 
                January 17, 1886.
	iv.	MARTHA ANN (MAT) GANDY, b. December 28, 1872; d. 
                October 1958, Mobile, AL; m. JAMES THOMAS GIBSON.
	v.	NEECY CAROLINE GANDY, b. April 1876; d. May 23, 1961, 
                Flomaton, AL; m. WILEY N. PORTERFIELD, March 18, 1894.


Generation No. 2

2.  JOHN OXFORD5 GANDY (OXFORD4, JOHN3, JOHN2, EDWARD1) was born 
    October 14, 1868 in Butler Co, AL, and died January 27, 1977 in 
    Gandyville, Escambia County, FLA.  He married MARY ANN ELIZABETH 
    QUEEN VICTORIA BLACK, daughter of LYTLE BLACK and MARY SIMS.  She 
    was born June 12, 1872 in Butler Co, AL, and died March 11, 1953 
    in Gandyville, Escambia County, FLA.

Notes for JOHN OXFORD GANDY:
1. 1973, Florida Legislature named Gandyville, Escambia County, FL in
    honor of John Oxford Gandy.
2. Died at age 108 at his home in Gandyville.  Property now is 
   possession of daughter Elmira Gandy Crapps who still lives on the 
   original homestead.
	
Children of JOHN GANDY and MARY BLACK are:
	i.	COLONEL6 GANDY, b. September 27, 1898.
	ii.	NEWTON ERASTUS (RAT) GANDY, b. July 18, 1902; d. February 
                19, 1993; m. RUTH ELIZABETH GILMORE, March 02, 1929; 
                b. November 03, 1908.
	iii.	MARY ANN EUNICE GANDY, b. January 30, 1905; d. April 
                03, 1945; m. ED BRUNSON, July 31, 1927, Brewton, AL.
	iv.	ELMIRA GANDY, b. January 25, 1907, Gandyville, Escambia 
                County, FLA; m. WILLIAM HAYES CRAPPS; b. January 29, 
                1906; d. February 24, 1993, Gandyville, Escambia County
                , FLA.
	v.	JAMES (BUD) EDWARD GANDY, b. August 26, 1910; d. May 
                25, 1968; m. VERDA MAE LEE, March 18, 1939, Brewton, AL.
	vi.	JOHN LYTLE GANDY, b. October 26, 1912; m. LOUISE GASKEY,
                January 05, 1933, Evergreen, Conecuh County, AL.



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