Ellen Salitea Jeffrey

1854–1954 (Age 100)
Caldwell, Texas, United States

The Life of Ellen Salitea

When Ellen Salitea Jeffrey was born in 1854, in Caldwell, Texas, United States, her father, John Bishop Jeffrey, was 39 and her mother, Eleanor Ellen Davis, was 34. She lived in Gonzales, Texas, United States in 1860 and Texas, United States in 1870. She died in 1954, at the age of 100.

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Family Time Line

John Bishop Jeffrey
Eleanor Ellen Davis
John J. Jeffrey
Serena M. Jeffrey
Sarah Frances Jeffrey
Martha E Jeffrey
Cintha Catherine Jeffrey
James K. P. Jeffrey
Mary M. Jeffrey
J. B. Jeffrey
Ellen Salitea Jeffrey
Benjamin E. S. Jeffrey

Parents and Siblings



    John J. Jeffrey


    Serena M. Jeffrey


    Sarah Frances Jeffrey


    Martha E Jeffrey


    Cintha Catherine Jeffrey


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World Events (8)

1861 · Texas Secedes from the United States

Age 7

On February 1, 1861, Texas seceded from the United States. On March 2, 1861, they had joined with the Confederate States of America.

Age 9

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · Construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway

Age 27

Grenville M. Dodge oversaw the construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway. Work began at Hodge Junction, and eventually extended to the New Mexico border by 1888. Service began on April 1, 1888, with trains travelling between Fort Worth and Denver.

Name Meaning

English: from a Norman personal name that appears in Middle English as Geffrey and in Old French as Je(u)froi. Some authorities regard this as no more than a palatalized form of Godfrey , but early forms such as Galfridus and Gaufridus point to a first element from Germanic gala ‘to sing’ or gawi ‘region’, ‘territory’. It is possible that several originally distinct names have fallen together in the same form.

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

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Sources (1)

  • Ellen Jeffrey in household of John B Jeffrey, "United States Census, 1870"

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