DESCENDANTS OF BENJAMIN JEFFREYS

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                              Don Norman

 

 

1.BENJAMIN JEFFREYS

 

    Benjamin Jeffreys was born in the British Isles about 1762 and

died in Preston County VA (WV) about 1855.  He married Elizabeth

Schmidt.

 

Children of Benjamin and Elizabeth (Schmidt) Jeffreys.

 

  2.  (1). William                 b.       1789

         m.Sarah Worley

 

  3.  (2). James                   b.       1790

         m.Nancy Michael

 

  4.  (3). Thomas                  b.       1791

         m.Huldah Gaines

 

  5.  (4). Sarah                   b.c.     1792

         m.John Snider  Nov 5 1812

 

  6.  (5). Ruth                    b.       1798

         m.John Michael

 

  7.  (6). Rebecca                 b.       1801   d.       1869

         m.William Guthrie

 

  8.  (7). Eleanor                 b.       1802

         m.------ Allen

 

  9.  (8). Rachel                  b.       1803

 

 10.  (9). Joseph D.               b.       1804   d.       1852

         m.Elizabeth Michael 1823

 

 11. (10). Edmund                  b.Jun 11 1805   d.Feb  3 1885

         m.Nancy -------

 

 

2.WILLIAM JEFFREYS    1.BENJAMIN JEFFREYS

 

    William Jeffreys, a son of Benjamin and Elizabeth (Schmidt)

Jeffreys, was born in Allegheney County MD in 1789 and died in Calhoun

County WV between 1870 and 1880.  He married Sarah Worley.  Sarah was

born in Allegheney County about 1793.

    The family lived in Preston County VA (WV) for several year, but

they moved to Gilmer County VA (WV) before the 1850 census was taken.

They lived in that part of Gilmer County that became a part of Calhoun

County Va (WV) and are listed in the 1860 Calhoun census.

 

Children of William and Sarah (Worley) Jeffreys.

 

 12.  (1). William Jr.             b.       1825

         m.Susannah -------

 

 13.  (2). Benjamin                b.       1829   d.c.     1905

         m.Mary Norman

 

 14.  (2). Joseph Wesley           b.Jan    1831

         m.Roanna -------

 

 15.  (3). Eseba                   b.       1835

 

 16.  (4). Samuel W.               b.Sep  5 1836   d.Nov 11 1885

         m.Sarah Hamrick Aug  4 1858

 

 

12.WILLIAM JEFFREYS JR.     2.WILLIAM JEFFREYS    1.BENJAMIN JEFFREYS

 

    William Jeffreys Jr., a son of William and Sarah (Worley)

Jeffreys, was born in Preston County VA (WV) in 1825 and died in

Calhoun County WV January 1, 1882.  He married Susannah ------.

Susannah was born in Preston County about 1831.

 

Children of William Jr. and Susannah Jeffreys.

 

 17.  (1). Daniel                  b.c.     1846   d.before 1860

 

 18.  (2). Emily                   b.c.     1848   d.before 1860

 

 19.  (3). Clinton                 b.       1850   d.before 1860

 

 20.  (4). Cornelia                b.c.     1852

 

 21.  (5). Mary Susan              b.c.     1859

 

 22.  (6). Benjamin F.             b.c.     1861

 

 23.  (7). Victoria C.             b.c.     1863

 

 24.  (8). Levi                    b.c.     1865

 

 25.  (9). Jefferson D.            b.Jun    1868

         m. Ida B. -----

 

 

13.BENJAMIN JEFFREYS     2.WILLIAM JEFFREYS    1.BENJAMIN JEFFREYS

 

    Benjamin Jeffreys, a son of William and Sarah (Worley) Jeffreys, was

born in Preston County VA (WV) in 1829.  He married Mary Norman.  Mary,

a daughter of James Nedley and Catherine (Summers) Norman, was born

about 1831 and died before 1900.

 

Children of Benjamin and Mary (Norman) Jeffreys.

 

 26.  (1). Sarah C.                b.       1851

         m.John W. Goldsmith Jan  7 1866

 

 27.  (2). Marcus Sears            b.Jun 18 1853   d.Jun 15 1923

         m.Elizabeth Helen Knight Jan 2 1872

 

 28.  (3). Charles C.              b.Dec 24 1855

         m.Elizabeth Jane Nicholas Nov 1874

 

 29.  (4). Rosanna Sophronia       b.Apr  5 1858

         m.C.L. Jaco Dec 13 1883

 

 30.  (5). Susanna R.              b.Jul  3 1879

         m.Luke Jaco

 

 31.  (6). William Henry           b.       1863

         m.Matilda C. Ferrell Dec 30 1887

 

 32.  (7). Euseba                  b.Mar 24 1867

 

 33.  (8). Minnie Alcinda          b.       1870

         m.John T. Gainer Jul 28 1895

 

 34.  (9). Albert Surgiss          b.Apr    1872

         m.Mary Frances Criss Dec 24 1879

 

 35. (10). James Burtiss           b.May    1874

         m.Cynthia A. Saunders  Aug 21 1898

 

 

14.JOSEPH WESLEY JEFFREYS    2.WILLIAM JEFFREYS    1.BENJAMIN JEFFREYS

 

    Joseph Wesley Jeffreys, a son of William and Sarah (Worley)

Jeffreys, was born in Preston County VA (WV) about 1832.  He married

Roanna -----.  Roanna was born in Marion County VA (WV) about 1837.

    Jospeh is listed as "Wesley Jeffreys" in the 1900 Calhoun County WV

census. He was listed as "Joseph Jeffreys" in the 1900 Calhoun County

census and as "Joseh W. Jeffreys" in the 1880 Wirt County WV census.

 

Known children of Joseph Wesley and Roanna Jeffreys.

 

 36.  (1). Mary                    b.c.     1859

 

 

16.SAMUEL W. JEFFREYS    2.WILLIAM JEFFREYS    1.BENJAMIN JEFFREYS

 

    Samuel W. Jeffreys, a son of William and Sarah (Worley) Jeffreys,

was born in Preston County VA (WV) September 5, 1836 and died in

Calhoun County WV November 11, 1885.  He married Sarah Hamrick August

4, 1858.  Sarah, a daughter of Joseph W. and Frances (Cogar) Hamrick,

was born in Kanawha County VA (WV) November 19, 1835 and died in Calhoun

County WV October 20, 1891.

 

Known children of Samuel W. and Sarah (Hamrick) Jeffreys.

 

 37.  (1). Eliza Jane              b.Jul 25 1860   d.Apr 13 1913

         m.John B. Floyd Yoak May 18 1873

 

 38.  (2). Andrew J.               b.c.     1864

 

 39.  (3). Mary F.                 b.       1870

 

 40.  (4). Emery M.

 

 

25.JEFFERSON D. JEFFREYS    12.WILLIAM JEFFREYS JR.     2.WILLIAM

JEFFREYS    1.BENJAMIN JEFFREYS

 

    Jefferson D. Jeffreys, a son of William Jr. and Susannah Jeffreys,

was born in Calhoun County WV in June 1868. He married Ida B. ------.

Ida was born in WV in September 1872.

 

Known children of Jefferson D. and Ida B. Jeffreys.

 

 41.  (1). Edna                    b.Mar    1898

 

 

27.MARCUS SEARS JEFFREYS     13.BENJAMIN JEFFREYS     2.WILLIAM

JEFFREYS    1.BENJAMIN JEFFREYS

 

    Marcus Sears Jeffreys, a son of Benjamin and Mary (Norman)

Jeffreys, was born in Calhoun County WV June 18, 1853 and died in

Summit County OH June 15, 1923.  He married Elizabeth Helen Knight in

Calhoun County February, 1, 1873.  Elizabeth, a daughter of Joshua L.

and Mary (Modisette) Knight, was born in Calhoun County December 25,

1852 and died in Harrison County WV August 11, 1930.

 

Children of Marcus Sears and Elizabeth Helen (Knight) Jeffreys.

 

 42.  (1). Simon                   b.       1872

 

 43.  (2). Franklin Thurman        b.Sep 12 1874

         m.Scaaharissa W. "Rissie" Taylor

 

 44.  (3). Benjamin H.             b.Oct    1877

         m.Georgia Johnson

 

 45.  (4). Emily Susan             b.Apr 24 1878   d.Mar 27 1951

         m.John W. Rogers

 

 46.  (5). Philip S.               b.Oct    1879   D.       1957

         m.Stella -------

 

 47.  (6). Fieldon A.              b.Dec    1881   d.       1920

         m.Jennie Hamrick

 

 48.  (7). David W.                b.May 12 1883   d.       1920

         m.Lilly V. Knight

 

 49.  (8). Sophia                  b.Aug    1887   d.       1964

         m.Frank Arnold

 

 50.  (9). Dorothy Pearl           b.Mar 24 1889   d.Apr    1972

         m.Charles Connors

         m.William D. Banks

 

 51. (10). Elizabeth              b.May 15 1893

         m.Herman Criss

         m.William Jones

 

 

28.CHARLES C. JEFFREYS    13.BENJAMIN JEFFREYS     2.WILLIAM JEFFREYS

1.BENJAMIN JEFFREYS

 

    Charles C. Jeffreys, a son of Benjamin and Mary (Norman) Jeffreys,

was born December 24, 1855. He married Elizabeth Jane Nicholas in

Novmeber 1874. Elizabeth, a daughter of John and Lucinda (Jarvis)

Nicholas, was born Decmeber 12, 1858.

 

Children of Charles C. and Elizabeth Jane (Nicholas) Jeffreys.

 

 52.  (1). Mary C.                 b.       1878

 

 53.  (2). Sarah S.                b.Jul    1879

 

 54.  (3). William K.              b.Dec    1884

 

 55.  (4). Maggie E.               b.Jul    1886

 

 56.  (5). Effie E.                b.Jun    1889

 

 

31.WILLIAM HENRY JEFFREYS     13.BENJAMIN JEFFREYS     2.WILLIAM

JEFFREYS    1.BENJAMIN JEFFREYS

 

    William Henry Jeffreys, a son of Benjamin and Mary (Norman)

Jeffreys, was born in WV in 1863 and died before 1900. He married

Matilda C. Ferrell in Calhoun County WV December 30, 1887. Matilda, a

daughter of Thomas F. and Louisa Ferrell, was born in Calhoun County WV

in January 1866.

 

Children of William Henry and Matilda C. (Ferrell) Jeffreys.

 

 57.  (1). Maud                    b.Jun    1890

 

 58.  (2). Willard                 b.Jan    1893

 

 59.  (3). Russell                 b.Mar    1895

 

 

35.JAMES BURTRISS JEFFREYS   13.BENJAMIN JEFFREYS     2.WILLIAM JEFFREYS

  1.BENJAMIN JEFFREYS

 

    James Burtriss Jeffreys, a son of Benjamin and Mary (Norman)

Jeffreys, was born in Calhoun County WV in May 1874. He married Cynthia

A.Saunders August 21, 1898. Cynthia was born in WV in June 1879.

 

Known children of James Brutiss and Cyanthia A. (Saunders) Jeffreys.

 

 60.  (1). Cecil R.                b.Jul    1899

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY:

 

Hamrick, Leslie W. Jr., "Roots and Wings", p. 361

Hood, John, Jeffreys family group sheets

Jeffreys, Wayne and John Banks, Jeffreys family group sheet

Karabogas, Pauline and Don Norman, "Descendants of Patrick Hamrick"

Norman, Don, "Descendants of James Norman", "Descendants of John

Nicholas"

Parker, Jan, "Descendants of Lucinda Jarvis"

Yoak, Harold R., "The John Yoak/Yock Family"

1850 Gilmer County VA (WV) census

1860,1870, 1900 Calhoun County VA (WV) census