David Jeffries

about 1877–1956 (Age 79)
Mahanoy City, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of David

When David Jeffries was born about 1877, in Mahanoy City, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, John Jeffries, was 36 and his mother, Margaret Lewis, was 34. He married Mary Ann Hawxby in September 1898, in Mahaska, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Dallas Township, Marion, Iowa, United States in 1920 and Melcher, Marion, Iowa, United States for about 10 years. He died in 1956, at the age of 79, and was buried in Dallas Township Cemeteries, Dallas Township, Dallas, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

David Jeffries
Mary Ann Hawxby
Marriage: September 1898
John Jefferys
Jennie Jeffries
Edwin Jeffries
Margaret Jeffries
Mildred Jeffries
Harold Jeffries
Phillip Jeffries
Howard Jeffries

Spouse and Children

September 1898
Mahaska, Iowa, United States


    John Jefferys



    Edwin Jeffries


    Margaret Jeffries


    Mildred Jeffries


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    John Jeffries


    Margaret Lewis




+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 0

Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 21

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Jeffrey .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • David Jeferies, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Dave Jeffries, "United States Census, 1940"
  • David Jeffers in household of John Jeffers, "Iowa State Census, 1885"

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