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From: "Sam & Helen" <>
Date: Mon, 5 Apr 2004 19:38:15 -0400
Robert Jefferis married To Jane Chandler 1692. They had 15 children.
John born June 22,1719
married Letitia Wood February 24 1736 in Gloucester Co. N.J. They had 8
children, Asa born 1761,
married Elizabeth Stretch May 1788. They had Elijah Jefferis,born in
Salem N.J. He Married
Mary Grissom. They had twins born Aug. 21,1826 in Alloway Creek N.J.
Their mother died
Aug 26 1826. Encyopedia of American Quaker Genealogy: VOL.2 Philadelphia
Minutes and Marriage
Records Show name changed to Jefferies. 1829,4,1, Elijah and minor
to Greenwich N.J. 1838,7,30 Elijah W. disunty. 1836 Joseph Jeffries,
Greenwich,,he was put with a Husted family. His father went to Indiana.
Joseph married Jane
Williams May 19,1856. They had 6 children. My grandfather John Jeffers
was born after his
fathers death. his siblings were Elijah,Mary,Benjamin,William and George.
He was put out to a Williams family. He had a brother William who spelled
his .name Jefferis . The census record has my grandfathers name three ways,
Quaker records three ways. The original name in Wiltshire England was
Jeffreys. This can be checked out in the Philadelpia Quaker records .