Jefferson Gregg

15 August 1836–21 December 1913 (Age 77)
Elm Grove, Waukesha, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Jefferson

When Jefferson Gregg was born on 15 August 1836, in Elm Grove, Waukesha, Wisconsin, United States, his father, Mr. Gregg, was 15 and his mother, Mrs. Gregg, was 13. He married Rhoda Jane Parker on 6 November 1862, in Waukesha, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Brookfield, Waukesha, Wisconsin, United States for about 20 years and Madison, Dane, Wisconsin, United States for about 5 years. He died on 21 December 1913, in Elm Grove, Waukesha, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Wauwatosa Cemetery, Wauwatosa, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jefferson Gregg
Rhoda Jane Parker
Marriage: 6 November 1862
George Franklin Gregg
Mabel Evangeline Gregg
Hendrick Bismarck Gregg
John Parker Gregg

Spouse and Children

6 November 1862
Waukesha, Wisconsin, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Mr. Gregg


    Mrs. Gregg




World Events (8)


Age 10

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1854 · The Creation of the Republican Party

Age 18

A debate continues over the location of the creation of the Republican Party. Some sources claim that the party was formed in Ripon, Wisconsin, on February 28, 1854. Others claim the first meeting of the Republican Party took place in Jackson, Michigan, on July 6, 1854, where the Republican Party was officially organized. Over 1,000 people were present and candidates were selected for the party, thus making it the first Republican convention.

Age 27

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

English: from a short form of Gregory .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Jefferson Gregg in household of Gideon Wales, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Jefersen Gregg, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Jefferson Gregg, "United States Census, 1910"

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