ELDER JACKSON DAFFIN was born in Clark[e] county, Ala., June 18, 1804. Baptized into Paron Baptist church in 1832. Ordained by Grove Hill church in 1870. Served several churches in Alabama, and in 1889 Little Deer church, in Falls county, Texas. In 1878 came to Texas, and settled in Live Oak neighborhood; was a member of Live Oak Baptist church till November, 1894, when he joined the church at Lott. Bro. Daffin‘s habits have been exemplary. He never used ardent spirits, never swore, never used tobacco, or gambled. He is waiting the Master’s call.
Source: J. L. Walker and C. P. Lumpkin, History of the Waco Baptist Association of Texas (Waco: Byrne-Hill Printing House, 1897), pp.