John Afred Jeffrey

31 March 1917–18 September 1985 (Age 68)
Long Branch, Monmouth, New Jersey, United States

The Life of John Afred

When John Afred Jeffrey was born on 31 March 1917, in Long Branch, Monmouth, New Jersey, United States, his father, Howard Stanley Jeffrey, was 26 and his mother, Helen M. Rudy, was 21. He lived in Red Bank, Monmouth, New Jersey, United States for about 10 years. He died on 18 September 1985, at the age of 68, and was buried in Fair View Cemetery, Middletown Township, Monmouth, New Jersey, United States.

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Family Time Line

Howard Stanley Jeffrey
1890–1956
Helen M. Rudy
1895–1975
Howard Stanley Jeffrey
1917–1985
John Afred Jeffrey
1917–1985
Robert Earl Jeffrey
1920–1983
George Laurence Jeffrey
1923–1979
Audrey Mae Jeffrey
1933–1969

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 1

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.
1920

Age 3

New Jersey was the first state to ratify Prohibition, the short-lived constitutional ban on alcoholic beverages.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 18

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

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 (2)

  • John Jeffrey in household of Howard S Jeffrey, "United States Census, 1940"
  • John A Jeffrey in household of Howard S Jeffrey, "United States Census, 1930"

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