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  • Birth  29 Nov 1867  Grantsville, Tooele, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender  Male 
    Census  1 Jun 1870  Grantsville, Tooele, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Census  1 Jun 1880  Grantsville, Tooele, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Mission  From 1893 to 1895 
    Census  1 Jun 1900  Grantsville, Tooele, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Census  15 Apr 1910  Grantsville, Tooele, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Clark Street 
    Census  1 Jan 1920  Grantsville, Tooele, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Clark Street 
    Census  1 Apr 1930  Grantsville, Tooele, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Clark Street 
    Cemetery  Grantsville City Cemetery; K-1-9-1W  [1, 8
    Died  16 Feb 1942  Grantsville, Tooele, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried  19 Feb 1942  Grantsville, Tooele, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I57  William Jefferies Genealogy
    Last Modified  12 Mar 2009 
     
    Father  William Jefferies,   b. 8 Mar 1831, Goodeaves, Coleford, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Nov 1913, Grantsville, Tooele, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Mary Francis Ould,   b. 29 May 1840, Lelant, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Oct 1915, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F1  Group Sheet
     
    Family 1  Jane Elizabeth Rydalch,   b. 1 Apr 1865, Grantsville, Tooele, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Dec 1912, Grantsville, Tooele, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  26 Nov 1890  Logan, Cache, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Children 
    >1. William Chester Jefferies,   b. 16 Nov 1891, Grantsville, Tooele, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Mar 1967, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    >2. Lita Jefferies,   b. 5 Oct 1896, Grantsville, Tooele, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jan 1967, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    >3. Richard Calbert Jefferies,   b. 25 Apr 1898, Grantsville, Tooele, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Aug 1962, Grantsville, Tooele, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    >4. John Walter Jefferies,   b. 2 Jan 1900, Grantsville, Tooele, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Nov 1973, Phoenix, Maricopa, Arizona, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    >5. Mary Jefferies,   b. 16 Sep 1901, Grantsville, Tooele, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Apr 1994, Bountiful, Davis, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    >6. Myra Jefferies,   b. 7 Mar 1904, Grantsville, Tooele, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Dec 1969, Grantsville, Tooele, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    >7. Daniel Paul Jefferies,   b. 23 Oct 1905, Grantsville, Tooele, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jun 1942, Grantsville, Tooele, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    >8. Ruby Jefferies,   b. 5 Nov 1907, Grantsville, Tooele, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Oct 1989, , San Luis Obispo, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F28  Group Sheet
     
    Family 2  Sarah Ann Parkinson,   b. 28 Nov 1874, Grantsville, Tooele, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Feb 1953, Glendale, Los Angeles, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  9 Sep 1914  Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    >1. Jennie Jefferies
     2. Sarah Frances Jefferies,   b. 10 Jul 1919, Grantsville, Tooele, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 May 2002, Glendale, Los Angeles, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F36  Group Sheet
     
  • Event Map
    Event
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 29 Nov 1867 - Grantsville, Tooele, Utah, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1 Jun 1870 - Grantsville, Tooele, Utah, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1 Jun 1880 - Grantsville, Tooele, Utah, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 26 Nov 1890 - Logan, Cache, Utah, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1 Jun 1900 - Grantsville, Tooele, Utah, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Clark Street - 15 Apr 1910 - Grantsville, Tooele, Utah, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 9 Sep 1914 - Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Clark Street - 1 Jan 1920 - Grantsville, Tooele, Utah, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Clark Street - 1 Apr 1930 - Grantsville, Tooele, Utah, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 16 Feb 1942 - Grantsville, Tooele, Utah, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 19 Feb 1942 - Grantsville, Tooele, Utah, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Grantsville Band on December 25, 1882
    Grantsville Band on December 25, 1882
    William O. Jefferies, Lyman Orr, H.J. Robinson, Thomas H. Clark, Richard Jefferies, Robert Orr Jr., A.O. McBride, Samuel W. House, James Ratcliffe, A.V. Millward, A.G. Johnson, William R. Judd, George Hammond, W.J. Clark, A. Fawson
    William Jefferies' sons
    William Jefferies' sons
    William Ould, Richard, Albert, Henry
    Richard Jefferies and Sarah Ann Parkinson
    Richard Jefferies and Sarah Ann Parkinson
    William Jefferies and Mary Frances Ould family portraits
    William Jefferies and Mary Frances Ould family portraits
    Richard Jefferies and Jane Elizabeth Rydalch wedding portrait 1895
    Richard Jefferies and Jane Elizabeth Rydalch wedding portrait 1895
    Rydalch and Jefferies home in Grantsville, UT
    Rydalch and Jefferies home in Grantsville, UT
    Home of William Chester Rydalch followed by Richard Jefferies
    Richard Jefferies missionary portrait
    Richard Jefferies missionary portrait
    Grantsville Band 1900
    Grantsville Band 1900
    Back: ???, ???, ???, ???, ???, ???~~Front: Richard Jefferies, Frank Clark, William Ould Jefferies, ???, ???
    Richard Jefferies and Jane Elizabeth Rydalch family 1905
    Richard Jefferies and Jane Elizabeth Rydalch family 1905
    Back: Jane, Lita, Richard, William Chester~~Front: Myra, John Walter, Mary, Richard Calbert
    William Chester Rydalch home in Grantsville
    Richard Jefferies and Jane Elizabeth Rydalch home in Grantsville
    Lita, Richard Calbert, John Walter, Jane, Mary
    Grantsville Band at a smelter dedication in Tooele, Utah
    Grantsville Band at a smelter dedication in Tooele, Utah
    William Ould Jefferies is to the left of bass drum holding papers in hand~~Richard Jefferies is two to the left of William Ould, partially behind another person
     
    Histories
    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…
    Richard Jefferies autobiography
    Richard Jefferies autobiography
    Richard Jefferies Autobiography
    Copied in script by Murray Jefferies, brother of Richard Jefferies, for preservation in his own files.

    Biography of the life and labors of Richard Jefferies, son of William Jefferies and Mary Francis Ould, who were converted to Mormonism in England, emigrating to Utah in the year 1861, coming to Grantsville the…
    Richard Jefferies biography in Utah Since Statehood
    Richard Jefferies biography in "Utah Since Statehood"
    Utah Since Statehood by Noble Warrum

    Bishop Richard Jefferies

    Bishop Richard Jefferies is actively identified with the business development, the public interests and the moral advancement of Grantsville, his native city, where he is now serving as bishop of the first ward. He has been mayor of the city and is identified with farming…
    Richard Jefferies biography in LDS Biographical Encyclopedia
    Richard 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, Richard, first Bishop a of the Grantsville First Ward (Tooele Stake), Tooele county, Utah, was born Nov. 29, 1867, at Grantsville, the son of William Jefferies and Mary Frances Ould. …
    Richard Jefferies compiled genealogical information
    Richard Jefferies compiled genealogical information
    Record of Richard Jefferies & family
    by Richard Jefferies and descendants

    Richard Jefferies, son of Wm. Jefferies and Mary Frances Ould

    Born at Grantsville Nov. 29, 1867.
    Was blessed by his father William Jefferies, Dec. 7, 1867.
    Baptized into the Church of Jesus Christ Dec. 2, 1875 by George Whittle.
    Confirmed Dec. 2, 1875 by Alma H.…
    Richard Jefferies letter to son about wife's death
    Richard Jefferies letter to son about wife's death
    Letter written by Richard Jefferies, to his son William Chester Jefferies

    Grantsville, Utah
    Dec. 7, 1912

    Mr. Chester Jefferies

    My Dear Son,

    Your letter and picture came yesterday, and we were glad to hear from you and learn that you were well, and now I have some very sad news to tell you.

    Your Mother died this morning at 3:15,…
    Richard Jefferies articles in the Millenial Star
    Richard Jefferies articles in the Millenial Star
    Richard Jefferies in the Millenial Star

    Vol. 56 Page 10: Letter from Elder John Belliston mentions serving with Elder Jefferies.

    Vol. 56 Page 203: Report on Nottingham Conference meeting mentions presence of R. Jefferies.

    Vol. 56 Page 572: Letter from Elder John Belliston mentions serving with Elders Johnson and Jefferies.

    Vol. 56 Page…
     
    Default Photos
    Richard Jefferies
    Richard Jefferies
     
    Obituaries
    Richard Jefferies obituary
    Richard Jefferies obituary
    Richard Jefferies obituary
    Richard Jefferies obituary
     
  • Sources 
    1. [S1] Grantsville City Cemetery Records, Halladay, Lucas, (www.ancestry.com/search/rectype/inddbs/5098.htm).

    2. [S11] 1870 United States Census, (www.heritagequestonline.com), M593-1612-142A.

    3. [S3] 1880 United States Census, (www.heritagequestonline.com), T9-1338-69.

    4. [S9] 1900 United States Census, (www.heritagequestonline.com), T623-1686-196B.

    5. [S10] 1910 United States Census, (www.heritagequestonline.com), T624-1609-9B.

    6. [S6] 1920 United States Census, (www.heritagequestonline.com), T625-1867-113B.

    7. [S7] 1930 United States Census, (www.heritagequestonline.com), T626-2422-186A.

    8. [S4] Utah State History Cemeteries and Burials Database, Utah Dept of Community and Economic Development, (history.utah.gov/library/burials.html).

    9. [S15] Western States Marriage Record Index, Brigham Young University - Idaho, (abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/fhc/gbsearch.htm).