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Arthur James Jeffs

Son of William Walker Jeffs and Emma Summers. Born May 17, 1855, in England. Married Lucinda Seely Dec. 12, 1876, Mt. Pleasant, Utah (daughter of William Stewart Seely and Elizabeth DeHart of Mt. Pleasant, pioneers Sept. 29, 1847, John Taylor company). She was born Nov, 1, 1859.

Their children: William Arthur b. March 12, 1878, m. Sarah A. Stott; Moroni Raymond b. March 6, 1881, m. Merlie Bouldin; Emma Elizabeth b. Oct. 24, 1883, m. Alford D. Dixon; Alice Seely b. Aug. 12, 1886; George Nephi b. April 5, 1889; Jimmie Clifford b. Jan. 26, 1891; Elmer b. Aug. 26, 1895; Ada Fay b. April 19, 1897; Jella Lucinda b. Dec. 1, 1899; Dustin Valjane b, April 21, 1902.

Family home Castle Dale, Utah. Elder. Fruitgrower and stockraiser.

Source: Esshom, Frank Elwood. Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah. Salt Lake City, UT: Utah Pioneers Book Publishing Co., 1913.



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