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Re: English Jefts, MA>NH>VT

Posted: 1 Dec 2012 1:33AM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Jefts, Jefes, Haynes
The great thing about genealogy: three years can fly by because there's so many lines to follow. Welcome back!
I've since traced back to Henry "Jefes" through my last Jefts ancestor, Elizabeth Jefts born 1830 in NH (according to census records). Her parents, John Jefts and Asenath Haynes were married in Wilmington, VT in 1827 per town records. His residence at the time is given as Mason, NH. It seems that he took her back to NH, but I've yet to find out how or when the family moved back to Vermont where they lived John died in 1861.

Elizabeth's line is: John, Henry, Jonathan, Henry, Henry, and finally, Henry.

By the way, it appears the Jefts in Townsend, MA didn't move to NH, the state line moved and part of Townsend became Town number One, later called Mason.

I'd love to hear about your line. You can post or message me here on Ancestry with user "brear47" or donbrear "at"
Don Brearley
Chicago, IL
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
Debbie Jefts Rollins 30 Jun 2000 8:15AM GMT 
brear47 20 Apr 2009 9:44PM GMT 
elmf54 30 Nov 2012 5:11AM GMT 
brear47 1 Dec 2012 8:33AM GMT 
Mark Gunzinger 9 Aug 2005 11:34PM GMT 
bjefts 28 Jan 2010 4:47PM GMT 
mensingbears 19 Jan 2012 5:40PM GMT 
kelly ( jefts ) white 28 May 2000 5:30PM GMT 
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