Cheyney Jefferis

26 April 1762–6 April 1828 (Age 65)
Bradford, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Cheyney

When Cheyney Jefferis was born on 26 April 1762, in Bradford, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, James Jefferis, was 33 and his mother, Anne Cheyney, was 34. He married Mary Bennett on 26 November 1790, in Kennett Township, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 6 April 1828, in East Bradford Township, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 65.

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Family Time Line

Cheyney Jefferis
1762–1828
Mary Bennett
1762–1807
Marriage: 26 November 1790
Hannah Jefferies
1791–1830
James Jefferies
1792–1841
Titus Jefferies
1794–1794
Cheyney Jefferies Jr
1801–1866
Mary Jefferies
1807–1848

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
26 November 1790
Kennett Township, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(5)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(14)

    Female1750–1811Female

    Emmor Jefferis

    Male1752–1813Male

    Elizabeth Jefferis

    Female1755–1838Female

    Female1757–1815Female

    Jane Jefferis

    Female1759–Female

+9 More Children

World Events (8)

1776

Age 14

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 14

The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.
1780

Age 18

Pennsylvania was always against slavery, even though the first settlers, including Penn, came with slaves. Slavery was not prominent in the area.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Jefferies .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Cheyney in entry for Cheyney Jefferis and Mary M Pyle, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"
  • Cheyney in entry for Cheyney Jefferis, "Pennsylvania Cemetery Records, ca. 1700-ca. 1950"
  • Cheyney Jefferis in entry for Martha Jefferis, "Pennsylvania Deaths and Burials, 1720-1999"

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