John Jeffords 1766 - 1831
Born: Salem, Essex, Massachusetts
Died: Smithland, Kentucky
Phebe Magdalene Sherman 1772 - 1864
Born: Lanesboro, Massachusetts
Died: Furnace, Scioto, Ohio
Married: Mar 03, 1831
John & Phoebe
Sherman Jeffords had 16 (not 15) children as listed:
Craig); owned & operated the Scotio Inn in Portsmouth, Ohio and, at the same
time, owned the stage coach running between Portsmouth and Chillacoth
Elizabeth Van Bibber; Elza married Matilda Bauemheim)
John Jeffords & Phebe Sherman ) was born on 11 Jul 1772 in Lanesborough, Berkshire County, Massachusetts. She was christened on 5 Sep 1773 in St Luke's, Lanesborough, Berkshire County, Massachusetts. She died on 11 Mar 1864 in Scioto County, Ohio.
Appears in the household of her son Ezra Jeffords on the 1850 census.
Phebe married John Jeffords on 28 Nov 1788 in Lanesborough, Berkshire County, Massachusetts. John was born on 3 Aug 1766 in Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts. He died on 3 Mar 1831 in Smithfield, Henry County, Kentucky.
Massachusetts Soldiers and Sailors of the Revolutionary War, Vol 8, page 735 - Jeffords, John, Salem. Boy, ship, "Rhodes", commanded by Capt Nehemiah Buffington; descriptive list of officers and crew, sworn 14 Aug 1780; age, 14 years; stature, 5 ft 2 in; complexion, light; residence, Salem.
Most of the info here on the Jeffords family came from Bruce E. Logan Jr, 2234 Concord Dr, Wheelersburg, OH 45694.
They had the following children.
Henry Jeffords was born in 1790. He died on 29 Apr 1871Jackson Jeffords was born about 1792
Nicholas Jeffords was born about 1792
John Jeffords was born in 1795. He died on 13 Oct 1868
William Jeffords was born in 1796. He died in Feb 1845
Lucinda Jeffords was born about 1798 in Ohio
Clara Jeffords was born about 1800 in Ohio
Rufus Jeffords was born in 1803. He died in 1823.
Ezra Jeffords was born on 1 Jun 1805. He died in 1871.
Elza Jeffords was born on 1 Jun 1805. He died about 1837
Amy Jeffords was born about 1806 in Ohio
Abel Sherman Jeffords was born in 1808
Josiah Jeffords was born about 1808 in Ohio
Polly Jeffords was born about 1809 in Ohio
Isabella Jeffords was born about 1810