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  • ID: I90216
  • Name: Simon Jeffreys
  • Given Name: Simon
  • Surname: Jeffreys
  • Prefix: Capt. 1
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 1675 in James City County, Virginia Formed 1634 1
  • Death: 1733 in Bertie County, North Carolina Formed 1722 From Chowan County 1
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  • Reference Number: 90216 2
  • _UID: 359408699B034EB1A6AAEFF224C050A6E2AB
  • Change Date: 17 Apr 2015 at 16:57
  • Note:
    Apparently Simon had a first wife named Joanna ?. Married Elizabeth Pottle in 1712 in Virginia. Simon Jeffreys was most likely a ship captain and surveyor. The Jeffreys were associated with other shipping/merchant/sea-captain families in America that had come over with the Perrys in Great Britain, including the Arnolds, the Ballards, the Bennetts, the Bridgers, the Burwells, the Byrds, the Carters, the Hills, the Hutchinsons, the Lanes, the Morgans, the Robinsons, and the Warrens. The Jeffreys probably came  to Virginia in the early 1600s with the Perrys. A 1721 North Carolina Early Tax List in Chowan County lists Simon Jeffreys.  Was a surveyor in James County    area in late 1600's and early 1700's.

    division of estate by Capt Thos Bryant, John Edwards & William Bennett, 7 Dec 1734. Bertie County was formed in 1722 from Chowan County.  It was named in honor of James and Henry Bertie who had purchased land from the original eight Lord Proprietors. It is in the northeastern section of the State and is bounded by Albemarle Sound, Chowan River and Washington, Martin, Halifax, Northampton and Hertford counties. Researching land in Bertie, keep these dates in mind as to where the same land was at various dates in history: - 1664-1668  Albemarle County - 1668-1722  Chowan County - 1722 - Bertie County formed from Chowan - 1729 - Tyrrell taken out of eastern Bertie - 1741 - Edgecombe taken out of southwestern Bertie - 1741 - Northampton taken out of northwestern Bertie

    Osborne Jeffreys - possibly descended from Wales

    Father: John Jeffreys b: Abt 1650 in England
    Mother: Susan Osborne b: Abt 1650 in England

    Marriage 1 Elizabeth Pottle b: 1676 in Northampton County, North Carolina Formed 1741 From Bertie County
    • Married: 1712 in Virginia
    • Change Date: 24 Nov 2012
    1. Has Children Osborne Jeffreys b: 1715 in Virginia
    2. Has No Children Elizabeth Jeffreys b: 1716 in James City, Surry County, Virginia

    1. Abbrev: Gretta Kathleen Carpenter Griffin, <>
      Title: Gretta Kathleen Carpenter Griffin, <>
    2. Abbrev: Terrilyn A. Kroeker <>
      Title: Terrilyn A. Kroeker <>
      Date: 6 Mar 1999

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