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
1877–1956
Mary Ann Hawxby
1882–1962
Marriage: September 1898
John Jefferys
1900–
Jennie Jeffries
1901–1962
Edwin Jeffries
1904–1984
Margaret Jeffries
1911–
Mildred Jeffries
1916–
Harold Jeffries
1918–1991
Phillip Jeffries
1921–1989
Howard Jeffries
1921–1993

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
September 1898
Mahaska, Iowa, United States
children

(8)

    John Jefferys

    Male1900–Male

    Female1901–1962Female

    Edwin Jeffries

    Male1904–1984Male

    Margaret Jeffries

    Female1911–Female

    Mildred Jeffries

    Female1916–Female

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    John Jeffries

    Male1841–1894Male

    Margaret Lewis

    Female1843–1918Female

siblings

(9)

+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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