William Andrew Jeffreys

William Andrew Jeffreys

Birth
Death 3 Oct 1845 (aged 28)
Burial Harris Crossroads, Franklin County, North Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 69778132 · View Source
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He served as state senator from Franklin County from 1844 until his death in 1845 from typhoid fever.

After his death, a stonemason took a year to chisel out a space in the top of a large boulder. William Jeffreys was buried there and covered with a large stone slab.


Inscription

Sacred to the Memory of William Andrew Jeffreys of Franklin County, Attorney At Law and Senator. Born Jan. 13, 1817, died Oct. 3, 1845.

He was a kind husband and parent, a loyal and honest man and a faithful public servant.

Gravesite Details Boulder is on private property near the intersection of Highway 98 and NC 1001, near Harris Crossroads, Franklin Co, North Carolina.

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  • Created by: Amy Robbins-Tjaden
  • Added: 13 May 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 69778132
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Andrew Jeffreys (13 Jan 1817–3 Oct 1845), Find A Grave Memorial no. 69778132, citing Jeffreys Family Cemetery, Harris Crossroads, Franklin County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Amy Robbins-Tjaden (contributor 46506517) .