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Posted by: Dusty Williams (ID *****3793) Date: April 21, 2010 at 14:13:20
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Looking for info on my William Jeffers. Who were his parents and sibling?

According to census records he was born circa 1829 in NC.

He came to Elkton, Cecil County Maryland where he married Harriett Jones on 09/20/1841

Any info is appreciated. Below is what I have on him:
Thanks,
Dusty
txhistory86@hotmail.com


Descendants of William Jeffers


Generation No. 1

1. WILLIAM1 JEFFERS was born Abt. 1829 in North Carolina, and died Dec 1886 in Cecil County, Maryland, Buried in Elkton Cemetery?. He married HARRIETT JONES 20 Sep 1841 in Cecil County, Maryland, daughter of UNKNOWN JONES and MARIA UNKNOWN. She was born Abt. 1829 in Cecil County, Maryland, and died Apr 1891 in Cecil County, Maryland, Buried in Elkton Cemetery.

Notes for WILLIAM JEFFERS:
MR. WILLIAM JEFFRIES SR.
Mr. William Jeffries, Sr., a well-known farmer, residing in Elk Neck, died at an
early hour on Monday morning last after a lingering illness. Mr. Jeffries was
68 years of age, and had resided in Cecil county nearly all of his life. He was
a good and respected citizen. He leaves two sons, Messrs. Herman Jeffries of
Elkton, and Wm. Jeffries of Elk Neck, and a daughter.


       +++++Saturday, February 14, 1885+++++

- Charlotte Wilson, an elderly colored woman, died at her home on Collin's avenue, in this
town, on Sunday last of pneumonia.

- A. P. Schockley, auctioneer, on Thursday last, sold for W. S. Evans, attorney, the
Mooney farm, located in Elk Neck, to Wm. Jeffries for $1,200. The place contains 58
acres.


+++++Saturday, February 8, 1890+++++

- An increase in pension has been granted John J. Jones , of Conowingo.

- The Jeffers farm was offered at public sale on Tuesday afternoon in elkton by John C.
Hindman, auctioneer, for W. S. Evans, trustee. It was withdrawn for lack of an adequate
bid.


Notes for HARRIETT JONES:
Death of Mrs. Jeffers.
Mrs. Harriett Jeffers an aged and respected lady of this town died at the home
of her son William Jeffers on Wednesday last in her 68th year. Mrs. Jeffers had
been in her usual health but was stricken with paralysis which spendily resulted
in her death. She was the widow of the late William Jeffers a well known farmer
of this vicinity, and a sister of our esteemed townsman Capt. J. T. Jones. Mrs.
Jeffers was the mother of four children three sons and one daughter. Of her
sons two survive her Herman and William Jeffers both well known citizens of this
town, her third son Thomas who was a union soldier having lost his live in the
army, her daughter Florence being the wife of Capt. Joseph Clay. Mrs. Jeffers
has been a sufferer during recent years having undergone the amputation of a leg
a number of years ago, since which affliction she has been confined to her home,
on account of her lameness. She was a patient sufferer and was endeared to a
large circle of friends. Her funeral services were held yesterday (Friday)
afternoon her remains being interred in the Elkton cemetery.

       
Children of WILLIAM JEFFERS and HARRIETT JONES are:
       i.       THOMAS2 JEFFERS, b. 20 Dec 1842, Cecil County, Maryland; d. 27 Jul 1862, Union Army, Buried in Elkton Methodist Church Cemetery, Cecil County, Maryland.
2.       ii.       JOHN HERMAN JEFFERS, b. Apr 1849, Cecil County, Maryland; d. 19 Dec 1927, Cecil County, Maryland, Buried in Elkton Cemetery.
3.       iii.       FLORENCE JEFFERS, b. May 1852, Cecil County, Maryland; d. Aft. 1920.
4.       iv.       WILLIAM WARNER JEFFERS, SR., b. 15 Feb 1855, Cecil County, Maryland; d. 25 Aug 1930, New Castle County, Delaware, Buried in M.E. Cemetery, Elkton, Cecil County, Maryland.


Generation No. 2

2. JOHN HERMAN2 JEFFERS (WILLIAM1) was born Apr 1849 in Cecil County, Maryland, and died 19 Dec 1927 in Cecil County, Maryland, Buried in Elkton Cemetery. He married MARY JANE CANTWELL Abt. 1872 in Maryland, daughter of THOMAS CANTWELL and MARY LOGAN. She was born Sep 1847 in Cecil County, Maryland, and died 28 Nov 1926 in Cecil County, Maryland, Buried in Elkton Cemetery.

Notes for JOHN HERMAN JEFFERS:
- George Alexander, eldest son of Robert Alexander, died on Monday morning last
after an illness of less than a week of pneumonia. His funeral took place on
Thursday afternoon, Rev. Charles Hill officiating. Company A., Third Battalion,
of this town, of which the deceased had been a member since its organization in
1874 and which he ranked as sergeant, attended the funeral. The pall-bearers
were the following members of the company.: Charles C. Crothers, Heister Hess,
Daniel Bratton, Herman Jeffres, George T. King and Wm. F. Boulden. The Company
fired three volleys over the grave of their dead comrade at the Elkton Cemetery
where the interment was made.

       
Children of JOHN JEFFERS and MARY CANTWELL are:
       i.       MALVERN T.3 JEFFERS, b. Nov 1873, Cecil County, Maryland; d. 1948, Cecil County, Maryland, Buried in Elkton Cemetery; m. JOSEPHINE K. UNKNOWN; b. Abt. 1874, Pennsylvania.
5.       ii.       CHARLES HERMAN JEFFERS, SR., b. Jul 1876, Cecil County, Maryland; d. 1956, Cecil County, Maryland, Buried in Elkton Cemetery.
       iii.       GEORGE TURNER JEFFERS, b. 05 Aug 1880, Cecil County, Maryland; d. 1958, Cecil County, Maryland, Buried in Elkton Cemetery.
       iv.       MARY H. JEFFERS, b. Sep 1882, Cecil County, Maryland.
       v.       FLORENCE A. JEFFERS, b. Oct 1885, Cecil County, Maryland; d. 1965, Cecil County, Maryland, Buried in Elkton Cemetery.


3. FLORENCE2 JEFFERS (WILLIAM1) was born May 1852 in Cecil County, Maryland, and died Aft. 1920. She married JOSEPH CLAY, CAPT. Abt. 1871 in Cecil County, Maryland, son of JACOB CLAY and ANN UNKNOWN. He was born Jul 1848 in Delaware, and died Aft. 1920.
       
Children of FLORENCE JEFFERS and JOSEPH CLAY are:
       i.       ANNA3 CLAY, b. Jan 1875, Cecil County, Maryland; d. 25 Jun 1887, Cecil County, Maryland, Buried in Elkton Cemetery.
       ii.       HARRIETT J. "HATTIE" CLAY, b. Jan 1875, Cecil County, Maryland.
6.       iii.       WILLIAM JACOB CLAY, b. 06 Jan 1878, Cecil County, Maryland.
7.       iv.       JOSEPH W. CLAY, b. Mar 1887, Cecil County, Maryland.


4. WILLIAM WARNER2 JEFFERS, SR. (WILLIAM1) was born 15 Feb 1855 in Cecil County, Maryland, and died 25 Aug 1930 in New Castle County, Delaware, Buried in M.E. Cemetery, Elkton, Cecil County, Maryland. He married LAURA AMANDA HYNSON Abt. 1877 in Maryland?, daughter of JAMES HYNSON and SARAH MOFFETT. She was born 29 Mar 1861 in Delaware, and died 07 Mar 1922 in New Castle County, Delaware, Buried in M.E. Cemetery, Elkton, Cecil County, Maryland.
       
Children of WILLIAM JEFFERS and LAURA HYNSON are:
       i.       BERTHA3 JEFFERS, b. Abt. 1878, Cecil County, Maryland; d. 16 Feb 1883, Cecil County, Maryland, Buried in Elkton Cemetery.

Notes for BERTHA JEFFERS:
Death of a Child.
On Thursday night last Bertha, daughter of William and Laura Jeffries, died at
the home of her parents on the farm of the heirs of the late Daniel Bratton near
the Universalist church, after a brief illness. Bertha was five years of age
and a remarkably intelligent and bright child. The cause of her death was
thought to be brain fever. The remains of the deceased will be interred in the
Elkton cemetery to-morrow (Sunday) afternoon. Service will be held at the house
at one o’clock. This will be the second funeral to take place from this house
within a very brief period, the grand-father of the deceased, Mr. Jas. A. Hynson
having been buried from there two weeks ago.


8.       ii.       WALTER KING JEFFERS, b. 29 Dec 1882, Cecil County, Maryland; d. Aft. 1930.
       iii.       HARRY H. JEFFERS, b. Jul 1884, Cecil County, Maryland; d. 26 Jun 1909, New Castle County, Delaware, Buried in Elkton, Cecil County, Maryland.

Notes for HARRY H. JEFFERS:
Died of a Gunshot wound

       iv.       ROLAND T. JEFFERS, b. 10 Aug 1888, Cecil County, Maryland; d. Aft. 1930; m. ANNA B. BLACK, 26 Nov 1923; b. Delaware.
       v.       ELMER BOND JEFFERS, b. 27 Sep 1891, Cecil County, Maryland; d. Aft. 1930; m. GERTRUDE A. UNKNOWN, Abt. 1922, Maryland; b. Abt. 1896, Delaware.
       vi.       UNKNOWN JEFFERS, b. Bef. 1895, Cecil County, Maryland; d. Bef. 1900, Cecil County, Maryland.
9.       vii.       WILLIAM WARNER JEFFERS, JR., b. 14 Jan 1896, New Castle County, Delaware; d. 1978, Delaware.


Generation No. 3

5. CHARLES HERMAN3 JEFFERS, SR. (JOHN HERMAN2, WILLIAM1) was born Jul 1876 in Cecil County, Maryland, and died 1956 in Cecil County, Maryland, Buried in Elkton Cemetery. He married ANNIE MAE DEIBERT Abt. 1904 in Cecil County, Maryland, daughter of EDWARD DEIBERT and ELLEN DRINE. She was born 30 Jul 1881 in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, and died Aug 1975 in Cecil County, Maryland, Buried in Elkton Cemetery.

Notes for CHARLES HERMAN JEFFERS, SR.:
Charles Herman Jeffers, was born in 1877 in Maryland, USA. He married
Annie Mae Deibert. She was born July 30, 1881 and died August of 1975.
Charles ran a Ice Cream shop.
Children of Charles and Annie are:
HENRY DRINE JEFFERS, d. January 05, 1945, Germany, Buried in Luxembour
g Cemetery.
Notes for HENRY DRINE JEFFERS:
He was awarded the Purple Heart Medal.
RALPH A. JEFFERS, b. March 02, 1905, Maryland USA; d. October 1964, Ch
ampaign Illinois USA
STANLEY DEIBERT JEFFERS, b. November 09, 1906, Maryland USA; d. May 15
, 1997, Maryland USA.
MIRIAM J. JEFFERS, b. February 02, 1912, Maryland USA; d. October 1977
, Elkton, Cecil Maryland
CHARLES H. JEFFERS, b. August 06, 1915, Maryland USA; d.March 12, 200
1, Monroe Pennsylvania.
JOHN E. JEFFERS, b. April 26, 1919, Maryland USA; d. July 04, 1989, El
kton, Cecil Maryland.
STANLEY DEIBERT JEFFERS was born November 09, 1906 in Maryland USA, an
d died May 15, 1997 in Maryland USA. He married FRANCIS TRETTIN, daug
hter of AUGUST TRETTIN and JESSIE MCCALISTER. She was born about 1916.
August Trettin was born about 1881 in Wisconsin USA. Both of his paren
ts were born in Germany. August married his brother's widow Jesse (Mc
Calister) Trettin. She was born January 30, 1883 in Canada. She came w
ith her parents from Canada in 1899 to Wisconsin where she 1st marrie
d Charles Trettin (Brother to August) and had one son named Clarence.
Jesse died in Baltimore Maryland in August of 1973.
The daughter of August andJesse is.
Francis Trettin born about 1916.
Note: August Trettin was of German origin and people called him Gus.
Written by:
Dusty Williams
(Genealogist)
Written on Monday, November 04, 2002
       
Children of CHARLES JEFFERS and ANNIE DEIBERT are:
       i.       RALPH A.4 JEFFERS, b. 1904, Cecil County, Maryland; d. 1958, Buried in Elkton Cemetery, Cecil County, Maryland.
       ii.       STANLEY DEIBERT JEFFERS, b. 09 Nov 1906, Cecil County, Maryland; d. 15 May 1997, Baltimore County, Maryland; m. FRANCIS A. TRETTIN; b. 20 Nov 1915, Wisconsin.

Notes for STANLEY DEIBERT JEFFERS:
Stanley was the county corner for a while. there is a story to that ask Grandpa, somthing about the last apponited one or somthing like that. He was also in the Firehouse band.
There is a Jeffers street in Elkton. Stanleys father ran a ice cream porlor. There house was right next door. we have a old picture of the house.
love
nana

Stanley is buried at the Presp. Church in Towson.Md he was cremated and is in a courtyard at the church.


       iii.       MIRIAM J. JEFFERS, b. 02 Feb 1912, Cecil County, Maryland; d. Oct 1977, Elkton, Cecil County, Maryland, Buried in Elkton Cemetery.
       iv.       CHARLES HERMAN JEFFERS, JR., b. 06 Aug 1915, Cecil County, Maryland; d. 12 Mar 2001, Monroe, Pennsylvania.
       v.       JOHN EDWARD JEFFERS, b. 26 Apr 1919, Cecil County, Maryland; d. 04 Jul 1989, Elkton, Cecil County, Maryland.
       vi.       HENRY DRINE JEFFERS, b. 1922, Cecil County, Maryland; d. 05 Jan 1945, Germany, Buried in Luxembourg Cemetery.

Notes for HENRY DRINE JEFFERS:
He was awarded the Purple Heart Medal.


6. WILLIAM JACOB3 CLAY (FLORENCE2 JEFFERS, WILLIAM1) was born 06 Jan 1878 in Cecil County, Maryland. He married ANNA M. LEWIS Abt. 1908, daughter of THOMAS LEWIS and MARY UNKNOWN. She was born Abt. 1886 in Maryland.
       
Children of WILLIAM CLAY and ANNA LEWIS are:
       i.       MARY L.4 CLAY, b. Abt. 1909, Maryland.
       ii.       FLORENCE H. CLAY, b. Abt. 1912, Maryland.


7. JOSEPH W.3 CLAY (FLORENCE2 JEFFERS, WILLIAM1) was born Mar 1887 in Cecil County, Maryland. He married ADA M. UNKNOWN. She was born Abt. 1888 in Maryland.
       
Children of JOSEPH CLAY and ADA UNKNOWN are:
       i.       M. CAROLINE4 CLAY, b. Abt. 1914, Maryland.
       ii.       ELINOR J. CLAY, b. Abt. 1916, Maryland.


8. WALTER KING3 JEFFERS (WILLIAM WARNER2, WILLIAM1) was born 29 Dec 1882 in Cecil County, Maryland, and died Aft. 1930. He married ELIZABETH MABEL "BESSIE" BLACKISTON 13 Apr 1903. She was born Abt. 1883 in Maryland, and died Aft. 1930.
       
Children of WALTER JEFFERS and ELIZABETH BLACKISTON are:
       i.       AUBURY W.4 JEFFERS, b. Abt. 1905, New Castle County, Delaware; m. FLORENCE M. HANSON, 30 Mar 1927, Wilmington County, Delaware; b. Abt. 1906.
       ii.       RUTH ANNIE JEFFERS, b. 29 Sep 1905, New Castle County, Delaware; d. 23 Jan 1906, New Castle County, Delaware.
       iii.       LAURA ELIZABETH JEFFERS, b. 14 Feb 1907, New Castle County, Delaware.


9. WILLIAM WARNER3 JEFFERS, JR. (WILLIAM WARNER2, WILLIAM1) was born 14 Jan 1896 in New Castle County, Delaware, and died 1978 in Delaware. He married (1) EDITH MAY BRINTON Bet. 1910 - 1920. She was born Abt. 1901 in Delaware. He married (2) CATHERINE BENNETT Aft. 1921.
       
Child of WILLIAM JEFFERS and EDITH BRINTON is:
       i.       ROBERT WARNER4 JEFFERS, b. 1921; d. 1984.




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