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Jeffares family in Ireland

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Jeffares family in Ireland

Posted: 17 Apr 2005 9:49AM GMT
Classification: Query
I'm just starting to trace my family tree and I'm hoping that someone out there may be able to offer help. My mothers maiden name was Jeffears, in England we are, as far as I know, the only family to have that surname. The family history is that our descendants came originally from France to Ireland (Wexford) and then to England and at some point the spelling of the surname was changed (we have no details of changes made). My g-g-grandfather was Christopher Jeffears, I know that he had children Richard (my g-grandfather born c. 1850, ) Annie May born c 1853, George born c1857 and Christopher born c1862. As I am unable to find any trace whatsoever of the surname Jeffears in Irish records, I'm beginning to think that the name may originally have been Jeffares. If anyone has any info at all that may help it would be much appreciated as I'm running out of leads.

SubjectAuthorDate Posted
mariey1 17 Apr 2005 3:49PM GMT 
sandrasaunder... 24 Aug 2008 3:22PM GMT 
mariey1 24 Aug 2008 7:38PM GMT 
prjeffares 16 Dec 2008 2:23AM GMT 
mariey1 17 Dec 2008 11:47PM GMT 
prjeffares 18 Dec 2008 9:54PM GMT 
PS22MarieM 19 Dec 2008 2:02PM GMT 
emilysmommy12... 12 Apr 2009 3:04AM GMT 
mariey1 12 Apr 2009 8:12PM GMT 
emilysmommy12... 14 Apr 2009 3:09AM GMT 
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