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James JEFFERIS

Male 1728 - Bef 1807  (79 years)


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  • Name James JEFFERIS 
    Born 20 Nov 1728 
    Gender Male 
    Died Bef 24 Dec 1807 
    Will Probated 24 Dec 1807  East Bradford twp., Chester Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Birmingham-Lafayette Cemetery, West Chester, Chester Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I547339875  Primary
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2010 

    Father James JEFFERIS,   b. 16 Jan 1699,   d. 1745  (Age 45 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth TULL 
    Family ID F518391872  Group Sheet

    Family Ann CHEYNEY,   b. 21 Feb 1728,   d. 17 Sep 1804  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 23 Dec 1749  [2
    Children 
     1. Mary JEFFERIS,   b. 09 Dec 1750
    +2. Emmor JEFFERIS,   b. 18 Jan 1752,   d. 8 Oct 1822  (Age 70 years)
     3. Betty JEFFERIS,   b. 17 Mar 1755
     4. Hannah JEFFERIS,   b. 19 Oct 1757
    +5. Jane JEFFERIS,   b. 07 Oct 1759,   d. 16 Mar 1849  (Age 89 years)
     6. Cheyney JEFFERIS,   b. 26 Apr 1762,   d. 6 Apr 1828  (Age 65 years)
     7. Jacob JEFFERIS,   b. 26 Sep 1764
     8. Ann JEFFERIS,   b. 24 Sep 1767
    Last Modified 10 Jul 2010 
    Family ID F518391876  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Birmingham-Lafayette Cemetery, West Chester, Chester Co., PA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S90] PA Chester Co.: Wills 1801-1825, Wright, F. Edward, (Westminster, MD: Family Lines Publications, 1998), 99.
      JEFFERIS, JAMES. East Bradford.
      Yeoman.
      October 11, 1806: December 24, 1807.
      Provides for wife Ann. To daughter Mary, wife of Thomas Hickman 5.
      To son Emmor my mansion wherein son Jacob now lives, with 132 acres of
      land adjoining thereto, subject to certain legacies.
      To daughter Elizabeth Jefferis 400, &c.
      To daughter Hannah, wife of Moses Hickman 50.
      To daughter Jane Jefferis 400, &c. Also to daughters Elizabeth and
      Jane my present dwelling house after wife's decease, while they or
      either of them remain unmarried.
      To son Cheyney 18 acres of land adjoining his own, paying 100.
      To son Jacob the commons fields and timber land adjoining thereto, with
      the meadow, as described, 101 acres, paying 500.
      Remainder to son Emmor.
      Executors: Son Emmor and daughter Elizabeth Jefferis.
      Wits.: Thomas Cheyney, Emmor Vernon, William Cheyney.


    2. [S94] PA Delaware Co.: Early Church Records, Vol 2, Peden, Henry C & Joh PItts Launey, (Westminster, MD: Family Line Publications, 1997), 98.
      1751. 1st of 2nd mo. James Jefferies [Jefferis] acknowledged "marrying out to Ann Cheyney, daughter of Thomas Cheyney and Elizabeth Hickman, on December 23, 1749."