MINNIE M. (NETTLE) JEFFRIES

B. 1880 in Ohio
D. 1961
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  • Husband: Earl Preston Jeffries born August 1, 1877 in Cochocton County, OH son of John Jeffries and Matilda “Tillie” (Guinther) Jeffries; married Minnie M. Nettle on September 15, 1898 in Summit County, OH; Earl died 1956 (See section pertaining to Earl Preston Jeffries buried in the Fort Hill Cemetery)
  • Children:
    1. Howard Dellon Jeffries born November 13, 1899 in Akron, Summit County, OH; married Thelma Madelin Lutts (1904-1988) on February 3, 1924 in Huron County, OH, daughter of Elmer K. Lutts And Josephine Davis; Howard died in 1956; buried in Oswegatchie Cemetery, Fine, St. Lawrence County, NY
    2. Harold L. Jeffries born December 21, 1902 in Akron, Summit County, OH; veteran (1942-1945); married Bessie L. Burke (1904-2007) April 23, 1949 in Pennington County, SD as her second husband; Bessie married her first husband, William P. Duffy on June 15, 1935 in Pennington County, SD; Harold died December 5, 1984 in Buffalo Gap, Custer County, SD; Harold and Bessie are buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Hot Springs, Fall River County, SD
    3. Dorothy May (Jeffries) Denecke born September 20, 1904 in Akron, Summit County, OH; married 1) unknown Tylkowski; married 2) unknown Denecke; died March 3, 1999
    4. Ethel L. (Jeffries) Hansen born October 26, 1906 in Akron, Summit County, OH; married (1) Joseph W. Neeley (1906-1983); married (2) Fred W. Hansen (1905-1986); Ethel died December 2, 2000 in Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County, CA; Ethel and Joseph are buried in Pajaro Valley Memorial Park, Wastsonville, Santa Cruz County, CA; According to the Santa Cruz Sentinel (Santa Cruz CA) Wednesday, December 6, 2000, page 10:

“Ethel Neeley Hansen – Services are private for Ethel Neeley Hansen, who died Saturday in Santa Cruz after a long illness.  She was 94.  Mrs. Hansen was born in Akron, Ohio, and lived in Santa Cruz since 1971.  She was an excellent seamstress, her family said, and was active in the California Grey Bears and Senior Citizens Opportunity.  She is survived by daughter Joann Mathis of Trinity Center; son Ralph Neeley of Fiji; sister Vernie Bobziene of Lockport, N.Y.; and five grandchildren.  First husband Joseph Neeley died in 1983, and second husband Fred Hansen died in 1986.  Two sisters and two brothers also died before her.  Contributions are preferred to the Alzheimer’s Association of Santa Cruz, P. O. Box 2612, Santa Cruz, CA 95061.  Burial will be at Pajaro Valley Memorial Park.  Arrangements are by Pacific Gardens Chapel.”

  1. Ellen Matilda (Jeffries) Thierry born July 28, 1914 in Akron, Summit County, OH; married Edwin Manlius Thierry (1915-1996) son of Homer H. Thierry and Mabel L. (Ricketts) Thierry; Ellen’s last residence in Evanston, Cook County, IL; Ellen died September 4, 1988 in Cook County, IL; According to the Chicago Tribune (Chicago IL) Tuesday, September 6, 1988, page 27:

“Ellen J. Thierry – Private services will be held for Ellen J. Thierry, 74, a longtime Evanston resident.  She died Sunday in St. Francis Hospital in Evanston.  Mrs. Thierry retired in 1985 after working for 15 years as a secretary for Foote, Cone & Belding advertising agency.  She is survived by two sons, Robert and Fred; two sisters; and a brother.”

  1. Vernie (Jeffries) Bobzien born January 23, 1919; married Elwood C. Bobzien (1910-1981) son of Christofer “Christian” F. Bobzien (1867-1944) and Ida M. (Miller) Bobzien (1868-1947); last residence in Lockport, Niagara County, NY; Vernie died March 24, 2001

Additional Information:

According to the U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995; 1907 Akron, Ohio City Directory:

“Jeffries Earl P (Minnie M), painter, res 740 Edgewood ave”

According to the U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995; 1909 Akron, Ohio City Directory:

“Jeffries Earl P (Minnie M), wks G J Gonder, res 579 Wooster ave”

According to the 1910 U.S. Census for Akron City, Summit County, OH living at 579 Wooster Ave., the household members were: Earl P. Jeffries, head, age 31, married once for 11 years, born in Ohio, parents born in Ohio, occupation: painter – own account; Minnie M. Jeffries, wife, age 29, married once for 11 year, 4 children born, 4 children living, born in Ohio, father born in Pennsylvania, mother born in Ohio; Howard D. Jeffries, son, age 10, single, born in Ohio; Harold L. Jeffries, son, age 7, single, born in Ohio; Dortha M. Jeffries, daughter, age 5, single, born in Ohio; Ethel L. Jeffries, daughter, age 3, single, born in Ohio.

According to the U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995; 1912 Akron, Ohio City Directory:

“Jeffries Earl P (Minnie M), painter, res rear 393 W Crosier”

 According to the U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995; 1913 Akron, Ohio City Directory:

“Jeffries Earl P (Minnie M), painter, res rear 393 W. Crosier”

According to the 1920 U.S. Census for Coventry Township, Summit County, OH living on Manchester Road, the household members were: Earl Jeffries, head, age 42, married, born in Ohio, parents born in Ohio, occupation: painter – general work; Minnie Jeffries, wife, age 39, married, born in Ohio, parents born in Ohio; Howard Jeffries, song, age 20, single, born in Ohio, occupation: electrician – electrical work; Harold Jeffries, son, age 17, single, born in Ohio, occupation: tinner – tin shop; Dorthy Jeffries, daughter, age 15, single, born in Ohio; Ethel Jeffries, daughter, age 13, single, born in Ohio; Ellen Jeffries, daughter, age 5, single, born in Ohio; Vernon Jeffries, daughter, age 1, single, born in Ohio.

According to the 1930 U.S. Census for Chicago City, Cook County, IL living at 2024 Dayton St., the household members were: Earl Jeffries, head, age 51, married at age 21, born in Ohio, parents born in Ohio, occupation: painter – painting shop; Minnie Jeffries, wife, age 49, married at age 18, born in Ohio, father born in Pennsylvania, mother born in Ohio; Ethel Jeffries, daughter, age 23, single, born in Ohio, occupation: clerk – telephone co.; Ellen Jeffries, daughter, age 15, single, born in Ohio; Vernie Jeffries, daughter, age 11, single, born in Ohio; Consuelo Alila, roomer, age 20, single, born in Mexico, parents born in Mexico, occupation: reader – insurance.

According to the 1940 U.S. Census for Chicago, Cook County, IL living at 862 Elson Ave., the household members were: Earl Jeffries, head, age 62, married, highest grade completed: H2, born in Ohio, lived in same house in 1935, occupation: painter and paper hanger – house painter; Minnie Jeffries, wife, age 59, married, highest grade completed: 8, born in Ohio, lived in same house in 1935. 

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