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Amanda “Mandy” Butcher Jeffries

Birth
Monroe County, Indiana, USA
Death 30 Aug 1926 (aged 78)
Bloomington, Monroe County, Indiana, USA
Burial Bloomington, Monroe County, Indiana, USA
Plot Spencer Addition 116 - This is an unmarked grave.
Memorial ID 38551030 · View Source
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"Mandy" was the daughter of Adam Butcher and Mary Ann Kelly.

Mandy's great-grandparents on her mother's side were Alexander Kelly, Sr. and Nancy Robinson. He served as a private during the Revolutionary War in Captain Thomas Parramore's company of the 9th Virginia Regiment. [Lineage Book of the Charter Members of the DAR Vol. 152, #151691.]

Mandy left home in the late 1860's. She lived in Bloomington, Monroe County, Indiana and worked in a woolen mill.

Mandy was the mother of 1 child. Her son, Newton, was born in 1873.

Mandy married a widower named George H. Jeffries, Sr. on 17 Oct 1877 in Monroe County. He was born about 1812 in Virginia and was the father of 7 children from his first marriage.

Mandy was a homemaker, and George was a wagonmaker.

By 1910, Mandy and George lived with Newton and his wife, Minnie. Newton always used the surname Jeffries. He worked as a prison guard.

George died on 28 Apr 1911 at the age of 99.

On 09 Aug 1926, Amanda suffered a fall and broke her right femur near the hip. She developed pneumonia and died 3 weeks later. At the time of her death, she was 78 years, 11 months and 7 days old.

In addition to her husband, Amanda was preceded in death by her mother and father.

Amanda was buried on 01 Sep 1926.

Children: 4 step-sons, 3 step-daughters, 1 son.

Mother of:
Newton Adrain Jeffries

Step-mother of:
Hiram D. Jeffries
Emma W. Jeffries Rice
James D. Jeffries
George H. Jeffries, Jr.
Sarah K. Jeffries Fellowell
Caroline C. "Carrie" Jeffries
Francis Marion Jeffries

Mandy's siblings:
Perry Oliver Butcher
Nancy Jane Butcher Swango Livingston Brown
Matthew Butcher

Mandy's step-brother and step-sister:
Sarah Adaline Alexander Jacobs
James Samuel Alexander

Mandy's half-brothers and half-sisters:
Mary Catherine Butcher Cox
William A. Butcher
Tillman Howard Butcher
Emma L. Butcher Vint Minton

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Very extensive in-depth research indicates the following birth dates are most likely to be correct for Mandy and her siblings:

22 Sep 1847 - Amanda
16 Dec 1849 - Perry
30 Jul 1851 - Nancy
08 Feb 1853 - Matthew


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  • Created by: Lynn
  • Added: 20 Jun 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 38551030
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Amanda “Mandy” Butcher Jeffries (22 Sep 1847–30 Aug 1926), Find A Grave Memorial no. 38551030, citing Rose Hill Cemetery, Bloomington, Monroe County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Lynn (contributor 47138895) .