JONATHAN JEFF died 1795
Jonathan Jeff was a blacksmith who married three times, outliving all three of his wives. His first marriage was to Ann Chinnery on 31.1.1747 in Westerley Waterless in Cambridgeshire. On 10.6.1751, his second marriage is recorded in the parish registers of Denston, Suffolk as "Jonathan Jeff (widower) married Elizabeth Last of Mildenhall." Jonathan Jeff moved to Mildenhall with his second wife, remaining there for the rest of his life. Three children are recorded from this marriage, only one surviving infancy. Elizabeth herself died in 1762, the parish registers noting the burial on 12 August of "Elizabeth, wife of Jonathan Jeff." A few weeks later, his son, named after him was also buried. Jonathan Jeff married for the third time three years later. His third wife was Elizabeth Branch, the daughter of William Branch. Elizabeth died in 1783. Jonathan survived her by another 12 years. He was buried in Mildenhall on 3.1.1795.