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Andy Peterson’s speech at Bonnie Helen Peterson's funeral
Andy Peterson’s speech at Bonnie Helen Peterson's funeral
Bonnie Jefferies died on September 11 in her home in St George, Utah.
Her funeral was held in Salt Lake City on September 14.

Her cousin Andy Peterson made the following speech:

I would like to share with all of you today a few thoughts that keep coming to mind since John asked me to say a few words today.

When I picture Bonnie my first… 
 
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Collin Jefferies newspaper article
Collin Jefferies newspaper article
Photo by Stephen Aldridge

From the LDS Church News, Nov 17, 2007


GRANTSVILLE, Utah — In a game between Morgan High and Grantsville High that was all but over at 26-6 late in the fourth quarter, fans from both sides of Cowboy Stadium suddenly began to roar.

As a slight player, bearing the number 1, trotted out on the field, the roaring… 
 
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Deseret News - Announcement of Grantsville Fair and Races by William Jefferies
Deseret News - Announcement of Grantsville Fair and Races by William Jefferies
Vol 15 Issue 41 Page 328

GRANTSVILLE FAIR AND RACES.

The Tooele County Branch of the Deseret Agricultural and Manufacturing Society will hold their Annual Fair on the 16th of October, at which will be exhibited the various agricultural and other products of the county.

And on the following day the society's race track will be open for a… 
 
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Deseret News - Report on 24th of July celebrations in Grantsville by William Jefferies
Deseret News - Report on 24th of July celebrations in Grantsville by William Jefferies
Vol 17 Issue 28 Page 223


CELEBRATION of the 24th IN THE SETTLEMENTS.

GRANTSVILLE, July 25, 1868.

Editor Deseret News: - Dear Sir, The anniversary of the arrival of the Pioneers in 1847 was celebrated as per the following programme:

A salute of 21 guns at sunrise, martial band played some popular airs in the principal streets of the… 
 
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Deseret News - Report on 24th of July celebrations in Grantsville by William Jefferies
Deseret News - Report on 24th of July celebrations in Grantsville by William Jefferies
Vol 14 Issue 44 Page 346

THE TWENTY-FOURTH IN THE SETTLEMENTS.

GRANTSVILLE.

Three salutes of twelve guns each at daylight, accompanied by martial music, introduced the celebration. A procession was formed about 8 a.m., under the direction of Marshal A. L. Hale, which exhibited in its march sundry banners, mottoes, agricultural and other… 
 
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Deseret News - Report on 4th of July celebrations in Grantsville by William Jefferies
Deseret News - Report on 4th of July celebrations in Grantsville by William Jefferies
Vol 13 Issue 42 Page 328

THE FOURTH IN THE COUNTRY.

GRANTSVILLE.

The Reporter, Mr. William Jeffries, writes that in Grantsville, as in North Ogden, firing and martial music (by Ratcliffe's Band) were first in order, followed by procession, Declartion of Independence, oration by Mr. W. A. Martindale, address by Bishop J. Rowberry,… 
 
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Deseret News - Report on progress of Grantsville settlement by William Jefferies
Deseret News - Report on progress of Grantsville settlement by William Jefferies
Vol 14 Issue 42 Page 333

HOME ITEMS.

GRANTSVILLE.-Br. W. Jeffries reports the people of Grantsville progressing, in making improvements of a public and private character and enjoying a season of unusual good health. Preliminary arrangements have been made for building a new meeting house, 60 by 38, with vestry attached, etc. The bros. Hale… 
 
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Deseret News - William Jefferies pleads guilty to illegal voting
Deseret News - William Jefferies pleads guilty to illegal voting
Vol 23 Issue 41 Page 652

Local and Other Matters.

FROM MONDAY'S DAILY, NOV. 9.

Illegal Voting. - This morning William Jeffries, of Grantsville, appeared in Court and plead guilty to an indictment for illegal voting. The Court stated that he did not want to tak a course toward the accused that would have the appearance of persecution, or… 
 
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Deseret News - William Jefferies References
Deseret News - William Jefferies References
Reference is made to William Jefferies in other places in the Deseret News, as follows:

* Vol 12 Issue 1 Page 8: Mentions E. H. Blackburn to succeed William Jefferies in the mission presidency

* Vol 14 Issue 37 Page 296: Estray notice for Grantsville by William Jefferies, Pound Keeper

* Vol 14 Issue 38 Page 304: Estray notice for… 
 
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Emma Jane Clark biography
Emma Jane Clark biography
Short Sketch of the Life of Emma Jane Clark Jefferies
Wife of William Ould Jefferies
By Alta Ann Jefferies Williams, June 1963

Transcribed by Chris L. Jefferies
Great-grandson

I feel that it would be well to preface this sketch with some pertinent facts having to do with our family record. This information is up to date as of June 1963. … 
 
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Frank Archie Jefferies Biography
Frank Archie Jefferies Biography
Frank Archie Jefferies Biography
by Sean Scott Jefferies

Frank Archie Jefferies was born in Grantsville, Utah on March 11, 1911 to Frank and Mary Jefferies. Archie, as he was known throughout his life, was blessed on March 26, 1911 by his grandfather, William Jefferies. (1)

Archie was baptized by Charles Fosier on March 23, 1919, and… 
 
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Franklin Ould Information
Franklin Ould Information
Research by Michael Jefferies into Franklin Ould and his descendants 
 
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George Jefferies and Elizabeth Clark descendants
George Jefferies and Elizabeth Clark descendants
Descendants of George & Elizabeth Jefferies (nee Clark)
Researched and compiled by Peggy Goodger 
 
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Information on the Jefferies of Grantsville, Utah
Information on the Jefferies of Grantsville, Utah
by James L. Wrathall II, a neighbor

On William Jefferies:

Although I have no personal knowledge of William, I have read about some of his activities in a history of Grantsville from 1850 to 1950. [Alma A. Gardiner's BYU thesis, The Founding and Development of Grantsville, Utah 1850 -1950, pub. 1984 in Grantsville].

On William Ould… 
 
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James Jefferies Williams newspaper artcle Dec 17, 1948
James Jefferies Williams newspaper artcle Dec 17, 1948
 
 
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James Jefferies Williams newspaper artcle July 4, 1947
James Jefferies Williams newspaper artcle July 4, 1947
 
 
17 Jean Williams newpaper article Dec 19, 1947

(At least one living individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.) 
 
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Josephine Olsen Journal Entry concerning Mary Frances Jefferies
Josephine Olsen Journal Entry concerning Mary Frances Jefferies
Joseph Reuben Olsen
Form the Journal of Josephine J. Olsen (his second wife) - Page 40

Feb. 22 - 1895 his wife Mary past away while Joseph was out to his sheep, he had not been there many days, and she took very sick, they sent a messenger by horse but did not go to Joseph's camp but visited on the way.

Joseph was meet out on his route… 
 
19 Kenneth Lynn Jefferies newspaper article
From the Tooele County Chronicle June 20, 1947

Mr and Mrs Clark Jefferies have just returned from California. They spent a week with their son Lowell. While they were there Mrs Jefferies blessed his new grandson.

Mr and Mrs Jefferies accompanied by their son Kenneth attended the reunion of former Grantsville residents at Berkeley. The…
(At least one living individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.) 
 
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King's Head Inn article
King's Head Inn article
 
 
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Marvin Chester Jefferies autobiography
Marvin Chester Jefferies autobiography
My Personal History
by Marvin Chester Jefferies

While I was living in Grantsville, where I was born on October 22, 1918, I remember living at Fredrickson Place across from Brown's on Main St. I was maybe 4 or 5 years old. Dad told me if I would lay on the bed by Donaldine, until she went to sleep, he would take me uptown to see the… 
 
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Memories of William Ould Jefferies and William Clark
Memories of William Ould Jefferies and William Clark
Memories of my grandfather William Ould Jefferies and father William Clark Jefferies
by Kenneth Lynn Jefferies

I have a lot of memories about my grandfather, William Ould Jefferies. One of my "fondest" is remembering all of the red stripes across my rear end, when coming into contact with a 6 foot buggy whip that he sure knew how to use, when… 
 
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Millenial Star - Article written by William Jefferies titled Called And Guided By Revelation
Millenial Star - Article written by William Jefferies titled "Called And Guided By Revelation"
Vol 46 Pages 81 to 83

Image appears courtesy, L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 84602. 
 
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Millenial Star - Article written by William Jefferies titled Christian Or Infidel?
Millenial Star - Article written by William Jefferies titled "Christian Or Infidel?"
Vol 41 Pages 500 to 502

Image appears courtesy, L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 84602. 
 
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Millenial Star - Article written by William Jefferies titled Confidence
Millenial Star - Article written by William Jefferies titled "Confidence"
Vol 22 Pages 533 to 535

Image appears courtesy, L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 84602.  
 
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Millenial Star - Article written by William Jefferies titled Deceivers and Deceived
Millenial Star - Article written by William Jefferies titled "Deceivers and Deceived"
Vol 21 Pages 709 to 711

Image appears courtesy, L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 84602.  
 
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Millenial Star - Article written by William Jefferies titled Forgiveness
Millenial Star - Article written by William Jefferies titled "Forgiveness"
Vol 41 Pages 420 to 423, 447

Page 447 has an editor's note stating that William Jefferies was the author

Image appears courtesy, L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 84602. 
 
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Millenial Star - Article written by William Jefferies titled Jehovah's Purposes
Millenial Star - Article written by William Jefferies titled "Jehovah's Purposes"
Vol 43 Pages 113 to 115

Image appears courtesy, L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 84602. 
 
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Millenial Star - Article written by William Jefferies titled Persecution
Millenial Star - Article written by William Jefferies titled "Persecution"
Vol 41 Pages 641 to 643

Image appears courtesy, L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 84602. 
 
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Millenial Star - Article written by William Jefferies titled Plurality of Kingdoms and Degrees of Reward and Punishment
Millenial Star - Article written by William Jefferies titled "Plurality of Kingdoms and Degrees of Reward and Punishment"
Vol 22 Page 353 to 355

Image appears courtesy, L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 84602.  
 
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Millenial Star - Article written by William Jefferies titled Saved As You Please
Millenial Star - Article written by William Jefferies titled "Saved As You Please"
Vol 45 Pages 236 to 238

Image appears courtesy, L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 84602. 
 
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Millenial Star - Article written by William Jefferies titled Sin And It's Remedy
Millenial Star - Article written by William Jefferies titled "Sin And It's Remedy"
Vol 41 Pages 291 to 292


Image appears courtesy, L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 84602. 
 
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Millenial Star - Article written by William Jefferies titled Temptation
Millenial Star - Article written by William Jefferies titled "Temptation"
Vol 21 Pages 533 to 535

Image appears courtesy, L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 84602.  
 
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Millenial Star - Article written by William Jefferies titled Testimony
Millenial Star - Article written by William Jefferies titled "Testimony"
Vol 41 Pages 356 to 358

Image appears courtesy, L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 84602. 
 
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Millenial Star - Article written by William Jefferies titled The Pearl of Great Price
Millenial Star - Article written by William Jefferies titled "The Pearl of Great Price"
Vol 22 Pages 627 to 629

Image appears courtesy, L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 84602. 
 
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Millenial Star - Article written by William Jefferies titled Why do the Saints Gather?
Millenial Star - Article written by William Jefferies titled "Why do the Saints Gather?"
Vol 23 Pages 129 to 132

Image appears courtesy, L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 84602. 
 
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Millenial Star - Letter written by William Jefferies cited in an article titled By Their Fruits Ye Shall Know Them
Millenial Star - Letter written by William Jefferies cited in an article titled "By Their Fruits Ye Shall Know Them"
Vol 45 Pages 170 to 171

Image appears courtesy, L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 84602. 
 
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Millenial Star - Letter written by William Jefferies lamenting that Utah should come under rule of the United States
Millenial Star - Letter written by William Jefferies lamenting that Utah should come under rule of the United States
Vol 41 Pages 91 to 92

Image appears courtesy, L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 84602. 
 
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Millenial Star - Letter written by William Jefferies on the state of the mission
Millenial Star - Letter written by William Jefferies on the state of the mission
Vol 22 Page 475

Image appears courtesy, L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 84602.  
 
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Millenial Star - Letter written by William Jefferies on the state of the mission, and discussion of his emigration
Millenial Star - Letter written by William Jefferies on the state of the mission, and discussion of his emigration
Vol 23 Page 45 to 46

Image appears courtesy, L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 84602.  
 
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Millenial Star - Letter written by William Jefferies titled Improved Prospect Of A Crop -- Causes For Gratitude
Millenial Star - Letter written by William Jefferies titled "Improved Prospect Of A Crop -- Causes For Gratitude"
Vol 45 Pages 379 to 380

Image appears courtesy, L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 84602. 
 
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Millenial Star - Letter written by William Jefferies to Elder T. O. King
Millenial Star - Letter written by William Jefferies to Elder T. O. King
Vol 26 Pages 75 to 76


Image appears courtesy, L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 84602. 
 
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Millenial Star - Notice of the departure of the Manchester with William Jefferies aboard
Millenial Star - Notice of the departure of the Manchester with William Jefferies aboard
Vol 23 Pages 267 to 268

Image appears courtesy, L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 84602. 
 
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Millenial Star - Poem written by William Jefferies titled Be Valiant
Millenial Star - Poem written by William Jefferies titled "Be Valiant"
Vol 22 Page 128

Image appears courtesy, L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 84602.  
 
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Millenial Star - Poem written by William Jefferies titled Time
Millenial Star - Poem written by William Jefferies titled "Time"
Vol 21 Page 548

Image appears courtesy, L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 84602.  
 
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Millenial Star - William Jefferies References
Millenial Star - William Jefferies References
Reference is made to William Jefferies in other places in the Millenial Star, as follows:

* Vol 17 Page 813: Letter from Elder W. Budge on the state of the mission mentions "President Jefferies"

* Vol 19 Page 795: Appointments - William Jefferies called to preside over the Wiltshire Conference

* Vol 20 Page 64: Addresses - William… 
 
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Murray Jefferies biography in LDS Biographical Encyclopedia
Murray Jefferies biography in "LDS Biographical Encyclopedia"
LDS Biographical Encyclopedia:
A Compilation of Biographical Sketches of Prominent Men and Women in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Jefferies, Murray, Bishop of the McCornick Ward, Millard Stake, Utah, from 1927 to 1930, was born June 23, 1881, in Grantsville, Tooele Co., Utah, a son of William Jefferies and Mary Francis Ould.… 
 
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Poem written by William Jefferies
Poem written by William Jefferies
This is a poem written by William Jefferies in 1856 to honor a fellow saint who was emigrating to Utah.

The poem has been passed down through William Ould Jefferies, Alta Ann Jefferies, and Donna Williams and is now in possesion of Donna's daughters Ila, Luanne, and Gayle.

A few Lines to a Brother about to Emigrate

To leave the land where… 
 
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Richard Blaine Anderson and Donna Williams interview part 1
Richard Blaine Anderson and Donna Williams interview part 1
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This Oral History Session was Recorded: February 4th 1991;
At the Home of:
R.B. & Donna Anderson
90 North Center Street
Grantsville, Utah
By
Jerrilyn (Jerri) Ramos

The other participants were:
Belinda Butler
Nancy Hartmann
Dr. Art… 
 
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Richard Blaine Anderson and Donna Williams interview part 2
Richard Blaine Anderson and Donna Williams interview part 2
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Donna: ...built this house. He was a contractor, his own contractor. He built that house. He'd hire some people to do certain things. And then we moved away from here, and we rented the place to Jean Miller. You remember Jean Miller? [To Belinda]
Belinda: He… 
 

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