Historical Rosters Database
William Calvin JeffressRoster ID 137
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|Affiliation:||Class of 1843|
|Biography & Genealogy:||William Calvin Jeffress, Class of 1843. Genealogy: Born- Sept. 30, 1823 at Oakland Nottoway Co. Va. Father- Edward Thomas Jeffress (1794-1873); Mother- Dicy Hall Fowlkes (Fowlkes (1800-1858); Pat. Grandfather- John Jeffress; Pat. Grandmother- Mary Jordan Mat. Grandfather- John Fowlkes; Mat. Grandmother- Elizabeth Dickinson Jennings. Married- 1st- Bettie Clark, mother of Robert A. Jeffress; 2nd- Margaret Mosely, mother of 2 sons and 2 daughters; 3rd- Sallie Thornton, mother of 2 sons and one daughter. Children- 1- Robert Alexander Jeffress; 2- Howard Jeffress probably the son of Margaret Mosley; 3- Edward. T. Jeffress (unknown whether his mother was Margaret or Sallie) 4- Thornton Jeffress (most likely the son of Sallie Thornton). The other children one son and three daughters all died before 1916 and we have no records of their names. Civil War- Captain of the Nottoway Artillery (Virginia Light Artillery) C.S.A. ; Careers- lawyer, tobacco farmer; Died 1895, Nottoway Co., VA.|