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Nellie Esther Jeffers

Nellie Esther Jeffers

Female 1885 - 1972  (86 years)

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  • Name Nellie Esther Jeffers 
    Born 16 Mar 1885  Hammond, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 10 Mar 1972  Massena, NY at son Wilton's home Maple Street, Road buried 12th march Trinity Cemetary, Morley, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I7812  Whitton
    Last Modified 22 Jan 2019 

    Father Byron Jeffers,   b. 1855,   d. 1936, Hammond, Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Esther Melrose,   b. Abt 1860,   d. 1913  (Age ~ 53 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F3940  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family David Selee Whitton,   b. 29 Jan 1886, Black Lake, New York State Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jan 1970, Massena Memorial Hospital, Masena, NY buried Trinity Cemetary, Morley, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 1 May 1905  Presbyterian Parsonage, Ogdensburg, NY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Bruce J Whitton,   b. Abt 1908,   d. 13 Aug 1908, Ognendburg, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 0 years)  [natural]
     2. Carl M Whitton,   b. 27 Apr 1913, Massena, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Oct 1919, Norfolk, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 6 years)  [natural]
     3. Clyde Robert Whitton,   b. 25 Dec 1906, Hammond, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Nov 1970, St Regis Falls NY (road by camp) buried Louisville Community Cemetery Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)  [natural]
     4. Wilton Jeffers Whitton,   b. 12 May 1909, Ogdensburg, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 1996, St Joseph Hospital, Syracuse, NY buried Louisville Community Cemetery Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)  [natural]
     5. Floyd Earl Whitton,   b. 17 Sep 1911,   d. 11 Apr 1992, Massena, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)  [natural]
     6. Beatrice Esther Whitton,   b. 11 Jun 1914, Massena, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Mar 2008, Gresham, Multnomah, Oregon, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 22 Jan 2019 
    Family ID F3926  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • at 1920 census at Norfolk, St lawrence, New York
      Massena Observer - Tuesday March 14, 1972
      Funeral services for Mrs. Nellie Jeffers Whitton, 86, widow of David S. Whitton, were held Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the Donaldson Funeral home.

      Mrs. Whitton died at 11 o'clock Friday morning, Mar 10, 1972, at the home of her son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Wilton Whitton, Maple St Rd. She had been in failing health the past year. She returned home from Massena Memorial Hospital Tuesday.

      Surviving are two son, Wilton J Whitton and Floyd E. Whitton, both of Massena; one daughter, Mrs. Beatrice Shaw, Phoenix, Ariz., 15 grandchildren, 31 great grandchildren and two great great Grandchildren. A son, Clyde Whitton died Nov 6, 1970.

      She was the last surviving member of a family of nine children born to Byron and Esther Melrose Jeffers. She was born Mar 16, 1885, when the family resided in Hammond. She attended Hammond area schools and was married to David S. Whitton May 1, 1905, in the Ogdensburg Presbyterian Parsonage by the Rev. D. H. Craver, then pastor.

      The resided in Ogdensburg until 1912 when they moved to the Massena area. Mr. Whitton worked for over 40 years for various railroad companies, including the New York Central, Rutland and Massena Terminal. After he retired they moved to Morley but returned to the Massena area in about 1961. Mr. Whitton died Jan 6, 1970.

      She was a member of the Methodist Church.