Phebe Jefferies

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Phebe Jefferies, whose ancestry is unknown (or not traced here), was born about 1743.1 She died at Green Street Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., Pennsylvania, 9 March 1795, "in the 52[nd] year of her age."1

Phebe married (1) (---) Bates, whose given name and ancestry are unknown (or not traced here),1 she married (2), as his 2nd wife, Hugh Pedrick, whose ancestry is unknown (or not traced here) at Philadelphia, 8 April 1791.1

Her maiden name is presumed to be Jeffries based on the Jeffries people who signed as witnesses in the first column of her marriage record. See Baldwin for an explanation of the importance of Quaker witness lists.1,2

Family 1

(---) Bates d. bef. 8 Apr 1791

Family 2

Hugh Pedrick b. abt. 1737, d. 18 May 1792

Citations

  1. [S2069] Ancestry.com, U.S., Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1935, (on-line database), Provo, Utah:, Ancestry.com Operations, 2014, original data: Swarthmore College; Swarthmore, Pennsylvania; Births and Burials, 1677-1806; Collection: Quaker Meeting Records; Call Number: MR-PH 218.
  2. [S1825] Stewart Baldwin, "Quaker Marriage Certificates: Using Witness Lists in Genealogical Research," The American Genealogist 72 (Jul/Oct 1997): 225-243, further cited as Baldwin, "Quaker Marriage Certificates."