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Jefferson Jett
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Birth: Feb. 16, 1805
Virginia, USA
Death: Feb. 18, 1882
Knoxville
Knox County
Tennessee, USA

Married Sarah Flenniken Sep 25 1828.
Children -
James W (b 1830) and William H Jett ( b 1833).


Married Sarah Webb, May 29, 1836 .
Children -
Tamyra Y., Mary R., Charlotte F., Minerva, and Ebenezer A. Jett.

Mary Rebbeca m William B Jenkins
Charlotte F. m Ephraim Dowell 03 Jul 1861 Knox,Tennessee.
Manerva/Mary Elizabeth m Leonidas Nelson 27 Mar 1866 Knox, Tennessee.


Knoxville Daily Chronicle Tuesday February 21, 1882
Jefferson Jett, Esq. an old and respected citizen of the 8th district of Knox county, died at his home last week of cancer.

February Term 1882
Will of Jefferson Jett

In the name of God Amen. I Jefferson Jett of the county of Knox and State of Tennessee; calling to mind the uncertainty of human affairs and knowing that it is appointed unto all men to die; and being now of a perfect mind and disposing memory, do make and publish this my last Will and Testament in manner and form as follows to wit:
First and Principally - I consign my soul to God and my body to the Earth to be decently buried. And after paying all just debts and funeral charges I divide and bequeath as follows, to wit;
Second - I give and bequeath unto my beloved granddaughter Margaret Jenkins, one feather bed, one sheet, two quilts, two pillows and one bedstead being the same used by me at this time and the remaining bed clothing shall be equally divided among my children by my second wife.
Third - That all monies collected from outstanding notes and accounts after paying all just debts, shall be equally divided among my children.
Fourth - That all my perishable property shall be sold in eight months and the proceeds shall be equally divided among my children.
Fifth & Lastly - I do hereby nominate constitute and appoint H N Brother my true and lawful Executor, he to receive the sum of Ten Dollars for his service so rendered. This my last Will and Testament, hereby revoking all former wills made by me at any time.
In Testimony whereof I have hereunto subscribed my name and affixed my seal. This 11th day of February , One Thousand Eight Hundred and Eighty Two.
Attest:
Ephraim Dowell
W B Jenkins ------
Jefferson Jett



1850 Census taken 27 Nov
Subdivision 15
Knox Co., TN.
Household # 1561
Farmer
Jett, Jefferson-----m---45---VA
----, Sarah---------f---43---TN
----, James W.------m---20---TN
----, William H.----m---17---TN
----, Tamyra Y.-----f---13---TN
----, Mary R.-------f---12---TN
----, Charlotte F.--f----6---TN
----, Manerva-------f----2---TN


1870
Name: Jefferson Jett
Estimated Birth Year: 1804
Gender: Male
Age in 1870: 66y
Color (white, black, mulatto, chinese, Indian): White
Birthplace: Virginia
Home in 1870: Tennessee, United States
Household Gender Age Birthplace
Jefferson Jett M 66y Virginia
Sarah Jett F 62y Tennessee
James W Jett M 40y Tennessee
Ebenezer Jett M 20y Tennessee
W Gildon M 35y Tennessee
Vurat Teter M 40y New York
Eliza Fulson F 25y South Carolina
C M Lyons M 40y Tennessee



1880
Name: Jefferson Jett
Residence: District 8, Knox, Tennessee
Birthdate: 1805
Birthplace: Virginia, United States
Relationship to Head: Self
Spouse's Name: Sarah Jett
Spouse's Birthplace: Tennessee, United States
Father's Name:
Father's Birthplace: Virginia, United States
Mother's Name:
Mother's Birthplace: Virginia, United States
Race or Color (Expanded): White
Ethnicity (Standardized): American
Gender: Male
Martial Status: Married
Age (Expanded): 75 years
Occupation: Farmer
NARA Film Number: T9-1266
Page: 452
Page Character: A
Entry Number: 644
Film number: 1255266
Household Gender Age Birthplace
SELF Jefferson Jett M 75 Virginia, United States
WIFE Sarah Jett F 72 Tennessee, United States
 
 
Family links: 
 Spouses:
  Sarah Flenniken Jett (1809 - 1835)
  Sarah Webb Jett (1808 - 1880)
 
 Children:
  James W Jett (1829 - 1871)*
  Amanda S. Jett Bradley (1831 - 1874)*
  Mary R Jett Jenkins (1839 - 1918)*
  Charlotte F. Jett Dowell (1842 - 1898)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Aged 77 Years "Mark The Perfect Man. And Behold The upright, For The End Of That Man Is Peace"
 
Burial:
Chiles
Knoxville
Knox County
Tennessee, USA
 
Created by: Jude
Record added: Jun 02, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 37817076
Jefferson Jett
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Jefferson Jett
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Jefferson Jett
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 Added: Sep. 12, 2009
 
 
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