Verne Jeffers

5 November 1901–25 August 1997 (Age 95)
Sargent, Custer, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Verne

When Verne Jeffers was born on 5 November 1901, in Sargent, Custer, Nebraska, United States, his father, Beverley Floy Jeffers, was 39 and his mother, Ella Mae Dressback, was 28. He married Frances Lucy Curtis on 14 December 1931, in San Diego, San Diego, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 25 August 1997, in Orem, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 95, and was buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Springville, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Verne Jeffers
Frances Lucy Curtis
Marriage: 14 December 1931
Lawrence James Jeffers

Spouse and Children

14 December 1931
San Diego, San Diego, California, United States


    Lawrence James Jeffers


Parents and Siblings

    Beverley Floy Jeffers





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World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1904 · Hobble Creek Hydroelectric Power Plant

Age 3

The Hobble Creek Hydroelectric Power Plant was completed in 1904. Many poles and wires were installed to bring power into the town and its homes. The plant is still in operation today.

Age 26

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Jefferson .

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

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Story Highlight

PINE RIDGE STORY by Verne Jeffers

Springville, Utah; June 25, 1980 About one and a half miles west of my fathers homestead, located about twelve miles northwest of Moorcroft, Wyoming, is what we used to call Little Pine Ridge. It …

Sources (3)

  • Vern Jeffers in household of Floyd B Jeffers, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Vern Jeffers in household of William E Swonger, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Verne Jefferies, "United States Census, 1940"

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