Generation No. 1
WILLIAM and ELIZABETH WALKER JEFFRIES had five sons. He was born June 10, 1824 in Ireland and died Jan. 20, 1885. He is buried at Scotia, in Greeley County, Nebraska. They changed the spelling of the last name to Jeffres after they moved to Nebraska in the 1880s, according to research done by DAVID JEFFRES, a descendent (of JAMES ALBERT JEFFRES). William and Elizabeth Jeffries had five sons, BENJAMIN PERRY JEFFRES (born 1856), JAMES ALBERT JEFFRES (born 1857), ELIAS WALKER JEFFRES (born 1851), GEORGE WASHINGTON JEFFRES (born 1860), and JOHN OSCAR JEFFRES (born 1865).
For more details, see William and Elizabeth Walker Jeffres.
Generation No. 2
BENJAMIN PERRY JEFFRES married HATTIE REED and they had eight children, including two sets of twins. They lived and died in Greeley, Nebraska. For more details, visit Benjamin Perry Jeffres & Hattie Reed Jeffres home page.
JAMES ALBERT JEFFRES married MINERVA BELL BENSON and they had eight children. They lived and died in Greeley, Nebraska. For more details, visit James Albert Jeffres & Minerva Bell Benson Jeffres home page.
ELIAS WALKER JEFFRES married ELIZABETH MARIE QUALL and they had four children. They lived in Nebraska. For more details, visit Elias Walker Jeffres & Elizabeth Marie Quall Jeffres home page.
GEORGE WASHINGTON JEFFRES married KATHERINE BENSON and they had three children. They lived in Greeley, Nebraska. For more details, visit George Washington Jeffres & Katherine Benson Jeffres home page.
JOHN OSCAR JEFFRES married MYRIA A. HARLOW and they had nine children. They lived and died in Greeley, Nebraska. For more details, visit John Oscar Jeffres and Myria A. Harlow Jeffres home page.For early postcard photo of Greeley, Nebraska, click here.
Generation No. 3
The third generation traces lineage through two descendents of PERRY JEFFRES and HATTIE REED JEFFRES, two twin brothers, EARL JACOB JEFFRES and ROYCE WILLIAM JEFFRES.
EARL JACOB JEFFRES was born Oct. 25, 1884, in Greeley, Nebraska. He died March 25, 1972, at age 87. He married MARY LEONE ALLEN, who was born April 24, 1896. She died Oct. 28, 1984, at age 88. Their children included CHARLES JEFFRES, ISABEL JEFFRES, and ERDALIA JEFFRES.For more details on the Earl Jeffres family, see the Earl Jeffres and Mary Allen Jeffres Family home page.The ROYCE JEFFRES family moved to Broadwater, Nebraska in 1918 and later moved to a farm near Bridgeport, Nebraska. ROYCE WILLIAM JEFFRES married MARGARET EUGENIA MURPHY, the daughter of JAMES P. MURPHY and CATHERINA FOGARTY. The roots of these family names take us to the DAUGHERTY and CLARK families as well. ROYCE WILLIAM and MARGARET MURPHY JEFFRES had four sons and two daughters, including a pair of twins. Their sons were: GERARD PERRY JEFFRES, GERALD JAMES JEFFRES, JOHN LEO JEFFRES and LAURENCE JEFFRES. Their two daughters were EUGENIA JEFFRES and FLORENCE JEFFRES.For more details on this branch of the JEFFRES family and other families linked through marriage, see the Royce William Jeffres & Margaret Eugenia Murphy Jeffres home page.
Generation No. 4
GERARD PERRY JEFFRES was born April 25, 1913, the son of ROYCE W. JEFFRES & MARGARET EUGENIA MURPHY. He died November 08, 1984, in Bayard, Nebraska. He is buried in Bayard, Nebraska. He married ELLEN MAY McCRACKEN November 07, 1937. She was born August 9, 1918, in Adams, Gage County, Nebraska, the daughter of ROBERT JOHN MCCRACKEN and LAURA MAE SNYDER. She died Oct. 6, 1970 in Bayard, Nebraska. She is buried in Bayard. They had two daughters, BARBARA JEFFRES PERRY and BONNIE JEFFRES RICHTER.See the Gerard & Ellen McCracken Jeffres home page.MARY EUGENIA JEFFRES was born Sept. 14, 1911, in Greeley, Nebraska, the daughter of ROYCE WILLIAM JEFFRES and MARGARET EUGENIA MURPHY. She died Sept. 23, 1995, at Bridgeport, Nebraska. She married EARL WALKER on May 13, 1931, in Gering, Nebraska. He was born Oct. 6, 1909 at Kennebec, S.D., the son of THOMAS WALKER and MARY TROSPER; he died April 10, 1981 in Bayard, Nebraska. They had five children: DALLAS WALKER, DONALD DUANE WALKER, MAUREEN JOAN WALKER, GARY LEE WALKER AND OWEN DOUGLAS WALKER. She earned a teaching certificate after graduating from Greeley HighSchool. She moved to Bridgeport and then to Bayard. She and her husband farmed and ranched on the same place for more than 50 years.See the Earl Walker & Eugenia Jeffres Walker home page.FLORENCE ALICE JEFFRES was born Feb. 16, 1917, at Greeley, Nebraska, the daughter of ROYCE WILLIAM JEFFRES and MARGARET EUGENIA MURPHY JEFFRES. She died Oct. 14, 1991, at Loveland, Colorado. She married ROBERT BELDEN Jan. 20, 1934, at Harrisburg, Nebraska. He was born June 10, 1910, the son of JOHN BELDEN. She attended Bayard High School and moved to Loveland, Colo. in 1950. They had four children: ROBERT ROYCE BELDEN, DORIS JEAN BELDEN, JANICE LOUISE BELDEN AND CHARLENE KAY BELDEN.See the Florence & Robert Belden Family home page.LAURENCE JOSEPH JEFFRES was born Feb. 16, 1917, in Greeley, Nebraska, the son of ROYCE WILLIAM JEFFRES and MARGARET EUGENIA MURPHY JEFFRES. He died on June 08, 1987, in Nampa, Idaho, and is buried at Canyon Hill Cemetery, Caldwell, Idaho. He married EDNA ROBERTA McCRACKEN October 12, 1940 in Harrisburg, Nebraska. She was born March 03, 1921 in Bayard, Morrill County, Nebraska, the daughter of ROBERT McCRACKEN and LAURA SNYDER. She died March 7, 1998 in Caldwell, Idaho. She was buried March 11, 1998 at Canyon Hill Cemetery, Caldwell, Idaho. They had two sons, RONALD LAURENCE JEFFRES and LEO WAYNE JEFFRES.See the Laurence & Edna McCracken Jeffres Family home page.CHARLES and RUBY JEFFRES were married on Nov. 7, 1941, and they had four children: ROBERT CHARLES JEFFRES (b. Aug. 29, 1942), THOMAS RAYMOND JEFFRES (b. March 29, 1944), JAMES LEROY JEFFRES (b. May 29, 1946) and MARY JOSEPHINE JEFFRES (born Nov. 12, 1950).See the Charles and Ruby Jeffres Family home page.
Generation No. 5
BARBARA JEFFRES was born August 26, 1938, in Bridgeport, Nebraska, the daughter of GERARD and ELLEN McCRACKEN JEFFRES. She married MICKEY PERRY on Feb. 7, 1959. He was born Dec. 9, 1935, at Michigamme, Michigan. He died Aug. 17, 1980, at Bridgeport, Nebraska. They had two children, MICHELLE PERRY and MICHAEL PERRY.See Barbara and Mickey Perry Family home page.BONNIE JEFFRES was born June 1, 1940, in Bridgeport, Nebraska, the daughter of GERARD and ELLEN McCRACKEN Jeffres. She married CHARLES RICHTER on July 12, 1958.See Bonnie & Charles Richter Family home page.DALLAS JEAN WALKER was born March 28, 1932. He married AGNES CHRISTENSEN on April 25, 1954. They had three children: BARBARA EUGENIA WALKER, YVONNE LEAH WALKER and VIRGINIA MAE WALKER.See Dallas & Agnes Walker home page.DONALD DUANE WALKER was born Oct. 13, 1933, the son of MARY EUGENIA JEFFRES and EARL WALKER. He married ESSIE FREECE in Texas on Nov. 4, 1957. Their son is BILLY DUANE WALKER, b. July 15, 1958.
MAUREEN JOAN WALKER was born Sept. 13, 1936, the daughter of MARY EUGENIA JEFFRES and EARL WALKER. She married JAMES REIBER at Bayard, Nebr. Nov. 21, 1956. Their son is RYAN JAMES REIBER (b. March 10, 1961 in Scottsbluff, Nebr.).See Maureen Walker Reiber and James Reiber Family home page.GARY LEE WALKER was born Sept. 26, 1940, the son of MARY EUGENIA JEFFRES and EARL WALKER. He married BONDA DEE MARSHALL on March 19, 1959. They had three children: William Wade Walker, Mary Evelyn Walker and Adeline Rose Walker.See Gary Walker Family home page.OWEN DOUGLAS WALKER was born June 13, 1943, at Bayard, Nebraska, the son of MARY EUGENIA JEFFRES and EARL WALKER.See OwenWalker Family home page.
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