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Alexander Jeffrey



Findagrave.com says this is the grave of our Alexander Jeffrey, in Lansing, Kansas.
But maybe more proof is needed.
See full size. Added 2014.



  
Alexander Jeffrey,
born 1801 or 1807, Aberdeenshire.
See entry in tree by Susan Sparke.
See entry in tree by Ellen DeMasi.
See entry in tree by Patricia Gaw.
He mar pre-1829 to Isobel McHardy [born 1804 or 1805, Scotland].
She is "Isobel" on children's bapts, "Isabel" in census, "Isabella" on grave.
At children's bapts 1829-1834 they are living Reekie, W of Muir of Alford (see map and old map).
"Alexander Jeffrey" wit the bapt of (must be his nephew) Alexander Murray 1830.
"Alexander Jeffrey" witnessed the bapt of (must be his niece) Agnes Murray 1832.

Emigrates to America:
They emigrated to America, 1834-37.
They are listed (and p.2) in 1850 census in Ruggles, Ashland county, Ohio.
Findagrave.com says he is the Alexander Jeffrey who died 1874, and was bur Mount Muncie Cemetery, Lansing, Kansas. See street view.
Maybe more proof is needed that this is him.
Assuming this is him, then Isobel died 1879, bur Mount Muncie Cemetery.
Alexander and Isobel had issue:


  1. Peter Jeffrey,
    born 24 Mar 1829, Scotland.
    Baptised at Alford. See bapt entry which lists date of birth but not date of baptism.
    Bapt was witnessed by James Lindsay and Peter Murray.

  2. Margaret Jeffrey,
    born 5 Nov 1830, Scotland.
    Baptised at Alford. See bapt entry which lists date of birth but not date of baptism.
    Bapt was witnessed by James Lindsay and Peter Murray.
    Not in 1850 census.


  3. Agnes Jeffrey,
    born 15 May 1834, Aberdeenshire,
    bapt 25 May 1834, Alford. See bapt entry.
    She mar --- Evans.
    She died 4 Nov 1909, age 75 yrs, Helena, Montana.
    See death cert and death index p.1 and p.2. These name her parents.


  4. Catharine Jeffrey,
    born 19 Sept 1837, Ohio.

  5. Isabel Jeffrey,
    born 15 Oct 1839, Ohio.

  6. Matilda Jeffrey,
    born 1 Mar 1842, Ohio.


  7. Jeannetta E. Jeffrey,
    "Janette" in 1850 census,
    "Jeannette" on Social Security Application,
    "Jeannetta" and "Jeanette" at death,
    born 29 May 1844, Ohio.
    Death records confirm her parents.
    She mar James W. Gaw.
    She died 1927. See grave.
    They had issue:

    1. Hugh K. Gaw, born 1867,
      mar Georgianna Murray,
      had issue:

      1. Percy Gaw, born 1896,
        mar Wealthy Eddy,
        had issue:

        1. George Percival Gaw, born 1932,
          had issue:

          1. Jeffrey Gaw.
            DNA match to Janet Noltie.


  8. Emily Jeffrey,
    born 30 Apr 1846, Ohio.



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