Elizabeth Jeffs

Brief Life History of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Jeffs was born in 1834, in Kinlet, Shropshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Samuel Jeffs, was 35 and her mother, Phoebe Horton, was 28. She married Richard Mainwaring on 6 September 1862, in Wroxeter, Shropshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Dawley, Shropshire, England, United Kingdom in 1871. She died in 1908, in Kinlet, Shropshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 74.

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Richard Mainwaring
Elizabeth Jeffs
Marriage: 6 September 1862
Mary Ann Manwaring
Richard Manwaring
Alice Manwaring
George Manwaring
William Manwaring
Catherine Manwaring

Sources (9)

  • Elizabeth Jeffs in household of Samuel Jeffs, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Elizabeth Jeffs, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "
  • Elizabeth Jeffs in entry for Richard Manwaring, "England, Shropshire Parish Registers, 1538-1918"

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Name Meaning

English (Midlands): variant of Jeff , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.

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

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