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The following articles are from the Deseret News, a newspaper which served the Salt Lake City area and Utah in general. The articles were either written by William Jefferies, or concerned him in some way.

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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 - 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 - 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 - 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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Lita Jefferies obituary
Lita Jefferies obituary
Vol 29 Issue 31 Page 481

DIED.

At Grantsville, Tooele County, U. T., of diptheria, LITA, daughter of Wm. and M.F.Jeffries; born Sept.11, 1871; died August 22, 1880.

Image appears courtesy, L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 84602.  
 
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Franklin Jefferies obituary
Franklin Jefferies obituary
Vol 29 Issue 33 Page 528

At Grantsville, Tooele Couty, U. T., of diptheria, FRANKLIN, son of Wm. and Mary T. Jeffries, born Oct. 3d, 1869; died Sep 4, 1880.

Image appears courtesy, L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 84602. 
 
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James Frederic Jefferies obituary
James Frederic Jefferies obituary
Vol 29 Issue 33 Page 528

At Grantsville, Tooele County, U. T., of diphtheria, James F., son of William and Mary F. Jefferies; born November 1st, 1865; died September 8th, 1880.

Image appears courtesy, L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 84602.  
 
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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…