Gerald Jeffries

7 July 1927–2 April 2007 (Age 79)
Harrisburg, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Gerald

When Gerald Jeffries was born on 7 July 1927, in Harrisburg, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Clarence M Jeffries, was 21 and his mother, Frankie E Messick, was 19. He lived in Lower Paxton Township, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years and Hummelstown, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States in 2007. He died on 2 April 2007, in Hershey, Derry Township, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, East Hanover Township, Lebanon, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Clarence M Jeffries
1906–1975
Frankie E Messick
1908–1971
Gerald Jeffries
1927–2007
Isabell A Jeffries
1931–
Vivian Jeffries
1932–2011
Frances Jean Jeffries
1935–1993

Parents and Siblings

    Clarence M Jeffries

    Male1906–1975Male

    Frankie E Messick

    Female1908–1971Female

siblings

(4)

    Male1927–2007Male

    Isabell A Jeffries

    Female1931–Female

    Vivian Jeffries

    Female1932–2011Female

    Frances Jean Jeffries

    Female1935–1993Female

World Events (8)

1929

Age 2

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1931

Age 4

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.
1948 · The Beginning of the Cold War

Age 21

The Berlin Blockade was the first major crises of the Cold War. The Soviet Union blocked all access to the sectors of Berlin under Western control and offered to drop the blockade if the newly introduced Deutsche Mark was removed from West Berlin. The Berlin Blockade showed the different ideological and economic visions for postwar Europe. Even though there wasn't any fire fight during the cold war, many of these skirmishes arose and almost caused nuclear war on multiple occasions.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Jeffrey .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Jerald E Jefferies in household of Clarence Jefferies, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Gerald L Jeffries in household of Clarence M Jeffries, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Gerald Lee Jeffries, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"

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