Doddridge County Roots

A West Virginia Genealogy

Joseph JEFFREY, Jr.

Male 1794 - 1874  (79 years)


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  • Name Joseph JEFFREY 
    Suffix Jr. 
    Born 8 Jun 1794  New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 5 Apr 1828  [3
    appointed postmaster of Lewisport, post office located in Ephraim Bee's home 
    Census 1850, 1860  Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1870  West Union District, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation farmer  [4
    Died 23 Apr 1874  West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Buried Blockhouse Hill Cemetery (old SDB section), West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Person ID I37481  Doddridge County Roots
    Last Modified 28 May 2017 

    Father Joseph JEFFREY, Sr.,   d. Bef Dec 1801 
    Mother Elizabeth STOOKY 
    Family ID F17636  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Tacy DAVIS,   b. 25 Jun 1801, Virginia (now West Virginia) Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Feb 1872, West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 24 Apr 1817  Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • 1850 Census, Doddridge Co, Virginia (now West Virginia), enumerated on Jul 17 1850:
      Joseph Jeffrey, 55, farmer; Tacy, 48; Robert, 22; Benoni, 20; Tenty A, 18; Clarissa, 16; Sophia A, 13; Joseph S, 12; Louisa, 10; Angelina, 8; Thomas P, 2. All born in Virginia except the elder Joseph, born in New Jersey.

      1860 Census, Doddridge Co, Virginia (now West Virginia):
      Joseph Jeffrey, 66; Tacy, 59; Sophia, 22; Louisa, 18; R. Angeline, 17; Thos. P, 12; Jos. S, 22.

      1870 Census, Doddridge Co, WV (West Union District):
      Joseph Jeffrey, 75; Tacy, 68; Louisa, 30; Thos. P, 21; Orlando, 5. [7]
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth "Betsy" JEFFREY,   b. 17 Apr 1819,   d. 4 Jun 1897  (Age 78 years)
     2. Neely D. JEFFREY,   b. 30 Sep 1820,   d. 18 Dec 1877  (Age 57 years)
     3. Lydia Fatima JEFFREY,   b. 29 Oct 1822, West Union, Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Oct 1889, Cottonwood Falls, Chase Co, KS Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
     4. William Francis Marion JEFFREY,   b. 22 May 1824, Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Aug 1902, Wichita, Sedgwick Co, KS Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     5. James J. JEFFREY,   b. 13 May 1826,   d. 14 Jun 1846  (Age 20 years)
     6. Robert A. JEFFREY,   b. CA 1828, Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jan 1873  (Age ~ 45 years)
     7. Benoni Israel JEFFREY,   b. 25 Aug 1829, Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Aug 1897, LeRoy, Coffey Co, KS Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     8. Tenty A. JEFFREY,   b. CA 1832,   d. Jul 1854  (Age ~ 22 years)
     9. Tacy Jane JEFFREY,   b. 28 Feb 1833,   d. 4 May 1908  (Age 75 years)
     10. Mary Clarissa JEFFREY,   b. 19 Apr 1835,   d. 15 Apr 1901  (Age 65 years)
     11. Sophia A. JEFFREY,   b. 8 Dec 1836
     12. Joseph Stillman JEFFREY,   b. 6 May 1838, Virginia (now West Virginia) Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 May 1863, Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 25 years)
     13. Louisa M. JEFFREY,   b. 10 Nov 1839,   d. 5 Oct 1873  (Age 33 years)
     14. (Infant son) JEFFREY,   b. 1841,   d. 22 Apr 1841  (Age 0 years)
     15. Angelina JEFFREY,   b. CA 1842
     16. Sonora JEFFREY,   b. 21 Apr 1844,   d. 22 Apr 1844  (Age 0 years)
     17. Thomas Phillips JEFFREY,   b. 10 Oct 1847, West Union, Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Mar 1931, Port Angeles, Clallam Co, WA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
    Family ID F14887  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDied - 23 Apr 1874 - West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Blockhouse Hill Cemetery (old SDB section), West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
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  • Sources 
    1. [S83] Davis - The Settlers of Salem, West Virginia, Susie Davis Nicholson, (Gordon Printing Co, Strasburg OH, 1979 (Revised & Enlarged) < www.wvgenweb.org/harrison/books.htm >), p. 35.

    2. [S5] Headstone.

    3. [S2693] Appointments of U. S. Postmasters, 1832-1971 [database on-line], (Ancestry.com and National Archives & Records Administration).

    4. [S1999] 1870 Census, Doddridge County, WV (West Union Twp).

    5. [S1793] West Union WV Cemeteries (Doddridge County), (Wes Cochran, 2515 10th Ave, Parkersburg, WV 26101 (July 1990)).

    6. [S934] Findagrave.com.

    7. [S83] Davis - The Settlers of Salem, West Virginia, Susie Davis Nicholson, (Gordon Printing Co, Strasburg OH, 1979 (Revised & Enlarged) < www.wvgenweb.org/harrison/books.htm >).