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 Henry Jeffords                                        1789 - 1871

       Born:      Aug. 05, 1789       Roxbury, Suffolk, Massachusetts         Died:      Apr. 29, 1871       Scioto, Ohio 

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 Sarah Kellar                                            1791 - 1853

       Born:     Apr. 11, 1791       Ohio 

       Died:     July 26, 1853      Scioto, Ohio 

       Married:      1809      Scioto, Ohio

       Children:     12    

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 Sarah 'Sally' Ann Craig                          1831 - 1892

       Born:     1831      Moorefield, Hardy, Virginia  

       Died:     Apr. 07, 1892      Wellston, Jackson Co., Ohio

       Married:      July 29, 1854

       Children:    3

Henry Jeffords  was born in 1790 in Roxbury, Massachusetts. He died on 29 Apr 1871 in Scioto County, Ohio.

1850 census of Scioto Township, Washington County, Ohio, NA Film M432-727, page 62, Henry Jefford, 59, born in Massachusetts, miller, Sarah, 59, born in Ohio, Henry C, 19, born in Ohio, Mariah 16, born in Ohio, Lucinda Reed, 16, born in Ohio, Benj F Green, 14, born in Ohio, Geoff Jeffords, 6 months, born in Ohio, John Nolder, 35, born in Ohio, farmer, Daniel Harwood, 22, born in Ohio, farmer, Wesley Wilk, 22, born in Ohio, farmer, Hannah Harwood, 23, born in Ohio, Jas Griffy, 28, born in Ohio, farmer, Francis Adkinson, 20, born in Virginia, engineer.

1870 census of Washington Township, Sciota County, Ohio, NA Flim M593-1265, page 714, Henry Jefford, 79, born in Massachusetts, farmer, Sarah A, 39, born in Virginia, keeping house, Charles O, 7, 7, born in Ohio, at home, Ida U, 13, born in Ohio, at school, George W, 20, born in Ohio, farm laborer.

Portsmouth Times, Saturday, May 6, 1871 - Sudden Death of an Old Citizen - HENRY JEFFORDS, one of the oldest citizens of this county, died very suddenly, at his residence in Clay township, about noon on Saturday last. He had been in usual health, apparently, during the morning, visiting about in the neighborhood. About half-past 11 o'clock he complained of feeling ill and laid down. Grown worse, he was carried up stairs, but shortly afterward expired. His death is supposed to have resulted from paralysis. Mr. Jeffords was over eighty years of age, and during life had been a remarkable active man. He was born in Roxbury, Massachusetts, in 1790, and emigrated to this county at an early day. He was engaged in driving stagecoaches between this point and Chillicothe, about fifty years ago. Mr. Jeffords was a man of great hospitality, of remarkable energy, and greatly attached to the sports of the field and turf, in which he always displayed great enthusiasm. He was an honorable, kindhearted man, and possessed of many of the distinguishable traits of our early Western pioneers.

Henry married Sarah Keller. Sarah was born on 11 Apr 1791 in Ohio. She died on 26 Jul 1853 in Scioto County, Ohio. She was buried in Jeffords Cemetery, Washington Township, Scioto County, Ohio.

They had the following children.

Isabella Jeffords was born on 21 Apr 1815 in Ohio. She died on 21 Apr 1828 in Scioto County, Ohio. She was buried in Jeffords Cemetery, Washington Township, Scioto County, Ohio

Phoebe Jeffords was born on 1 Jun 1817. She died in Nov 1885

Ezra Jeffords was born in 1822. He died on 26 May 1910

Henry Clay Jeffords was born in 1830. He died on 17 Jan 1888.

Mariah Jeffords was born about 1834

Scioto County OH, Court Records, page 230, Nathaniel F. Smith vs. Mariah Smith - Divorce Court 24 Nov. 1859, filed 9 Aug. 1859. On 18 Dec. 1850, he married Mariah Jeffords in Scioto County. She on 20 Apr. 1857, on a canal boat near Portsmouth, committed adultery with _____ Miles; left him and is living with Miles, residence unknown. Divorce granted.

Mariah married Nathaniel Smith. The marriage ended in divorce.

Henry also married Sarah A Craig on 29 Jul 1854 in Scioto County, Ohio. Sarah was born in 1830 in Virginia.

They had the following children.

Ida U Jeffords was born in 1856 in Washington Township, Scioto County, Ohio.

Charles O Jeffords was born in 1862 in Washington Township, Scioto County, Ohio