Henry Jefferies1

#8, (15 December 1842-9 August 1892)
Father*Jonathan Jeffries b. Dec 1807, d. 5 Jan 1871
Mother*Harriet Button b. 1807, d. 7 May 1888
ChartsThe 'American' Jefferies
Birth*15 DEC 1842 Henry Jefferies was born on 15 DEC 1842 at Sible Hedingham, Essex, England.1 
(Witness) Residence30 MAR 1851 He lived with Jonathan Jeffries and Harriet Button at Swan Street, Sible Hedingham, Essex, England, together with Peter Button Jefferies and William Jeffries.2 
(Witness) ResearchNoteb 1861 Research Note: The Jefferies moved to Streatham before 1861; Jonathan was employed as coachman to Rev John Richard Nicholl, Rector of Streatham and Harriet was laundress to the Nicholl household.3 
Marriage*19 JUL 1870 Henry Jefferies married Martha Atkin, daughter of Martin Atkin and Mary Ann Jackson, on 19 JUL 1870 at St Nicholas' Church, Partney, Lincolnshire, England, witnessed by Thomas Atkin and Mary Atkin.4,5 
(Witness) Death5 JAN 1871 Henry Jefferies witnessed the Death of Jonathan Jeffries on 5 JAN 1871 at 38, Wells Lane, Streatham, Surrey, England.6,7 
Occupation*30 MAR 1871 The occupation of Henry Jefferies was 'House Painter (Journeymn.)8
Residence30 MAR 1871 He and Martha Atkin lived at 37, Wells Lane, Streatham, Surrey, England.9 
Occupation4 APR 1881 The occupation of Henry Jefferies was 'Housepainter.10
Residence*4 APR 1881 He and Martha Atkin lived at 36, Wells Lane, Streatham, Surrey, England, together with Jonathan Henry Jefferies, George Atkin Jefferies, Jane Jefferies, Harriet Mary Jefferies and Martha Fanny Jefferies.10 
PHOto* Henry Jefferies and Martha Atkin are in the family picture, about 1889 at Streatham, Surrey, England.11
Occupation30 MAR 1891 The occupation of Henry Jefferies was 'House Painter.12
Residence30 MAR 1891 He and Martha Atkin lived at 3, Vertigan Terrace, Eardley Road, Streatham, Surrey, England, together with Harriet Mary Jefferies, Martha Fanny Jefferies, Hannah Elizabeth Jefferies, George Atkin Jefferies and Martin James Mathers.12 
Death*9 AUG 1892 Henry Jefferies died on 9 AUG 1892 at Streatham, Surrey, aged 49.13,14,15,16 
Occupation9 AUG 1892 The occupation of Henry Jefferies was 'Housepainter and journeyman.17
Burial*15 AUG 1892 He was buried on 15 AUG 1892 at Norwood Cemetery, Norwood, Surrey, England.18 

Family

Martha Atkin b. 5 Jul 1844, d. 16 Nov 1923
Marriage*19 JUL 1870 He married Martha Atkin, daughter of Martin Atkin and Mary Ann Jackson, on 19 JUL 1870 at Partney, Lincolnshire, witnessed by Thomas Atkin and Mary Atkin.4,5 
Children
Last Edited3 Jul 2017

Citations

  1. [S1] Copies of B, M, & D Certificates, BXBZ178472 Henry JEFFERIES.
  2. [S26] Extracted from the 1851 census, Lists Jonathan as Servant, lives next door to Curate Thomas ?Pearse.
  3. [S44] Extracted from the 1861 census, The family was in Streatham by 1861 but the census records for their residence are lost. Information from John W Brown, Streatham Historical Soc.
  4. [S1] Copies of B, M, & D Certificates, marriage; Henry Jefferies, father Jonathan, & Martha Atkin, father Martin, Partney, Lincs no 82. Rector of Partney, Rev J Wood Bayldon.
  5. [S17] BMD indices, marriage; Martha Atkin & Henry Jefferies, Spilsby, Lincs, Jul-Sep 1870, vol 7a 879.
  6. [S1] Copies of B, M, & D Certificates, DXZ313213, Jonathan JEFFERIES.
  7. [S17] BMD indices, Wandsworth, Surrey, Jan-Mar 1871, vol 1d 453.
  8. [S45] Extracted from the 1871 census.
  9. [S45] Extracted from the 1871 census, Rector Houses; next to mother Harriet and PBJ.
  10. [S21] Extracted from the 1881 census, SRY: 667/26/46.
  11. [S37] Family photo, from American sources.
  12. [S46] Extracted from the 1891 census.
  13. [S1] Copies of B, M, & D Certificates, death, age 49, Streatham, London, no. 218. copy from Sally Howard. Chronic interstitial nephritis, ureminc poisoning.
  14. [S17] BMD indices, death, age 49, Wandsworth, Surrey, Jul-Sep 1892, vol 1d 402.
  15. [S2] Book inscriptions, In memoriam card, possession of Sally Howard. certificate.
  16. [S82] Probate, England & Wales, Probate to Joseph Atkin, retired grocer. Martha's brother.
  17. [S7] HOWARD nee UNDERWOOD, Sally (Jan 1979), On death cert.
  18. [S7] HOWARD nee UNDERWOOD, Sally (Jan 1979), on death notice card for Henry.
  19. [S2] Book inscriptions, family bible with Sally Howard.
  20. [S76] London Births & Baptisms, bapt., George Atkin Jefferies, father Henry Jefferies, mother Martha. Streatham St Peter, no 96, p 12.
  21. [S76] London Births & Baptisms, bapt., Jane Jefferies, father Henry Jefferies, mother Martha. Streatham St Peter, no 167, p 21.
  22. [S76] London Births & Baptisms, bapt., Harriett Mary Jefferies, father Henry Jefferies, mother Martha. Streatham St Peter, no 276, p 35.
  23. [S76] London Births & Baptisms, bapt., Martha Fanny Jefferies, father Henry Jefferies, mother Martha. Streatham St Peter, no 372, p 47.
  24. [S76] London Births & Baptisms, bapt., Hannah Elizabeth Jeffries, father Henry Jeffries, mother Martha. St Peter, Streatham, no 458, p 58.
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