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== Biography ==
== Biography ==
Edward was born about 1725. {{Estimated Date}} This date of birth is an estimate based on the dates of birth of his children.
Edward was born about 1725. {{Estimated Date}} This date of birth is an estimate based on the dates of birth of his children.
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In 1750 his uncle died and he was named in the will as the nephew of Edward Jeffs, Grocer of Saint James Garlickhithe, City of London.
 
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<ref>The National Archives' reference PROB 11/784/413
 
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https://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/D571577</ref>
 
Edward married Mary before 1752 when their first child was born.
Edward married Mary before 1752 when their first child was born.
=== Will of Edward Jeffs ===
=== Will of Edward Jeffs ===
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I Edward Jeffs of Bread street Hill London Grocer do make and publish this my will as follows first I will that all my just debts and funeral expenses be fully paid and discharged then I give and bequeath to [[Jeffs-836|Mary Jeffs (~1752 - )]], [[Jeffs-837|Dorothy Jeffs (1753 - )]], [[Jeffs-838|Edward Jeffs (1754 - )]] and [[Jeffs-839|Margaret Jeffs (1756 - )]] my four children by my former wife Mary Jeffs the sum of one guinea a piece and no more they being well provided for all the rest residue and remainder of my lands tenements goods chattels estate and effects whatever both real and personal whatsoever the same may be or whatsoever the same way consist I do give devise and bequeath the same and every part and parcel thereforeof unto my dear wife Ann Jeffs and to my four children Elizabeth Ann Sarah and Charles Seamark Jeffs equally to be divided between them as tenants in common and not as joint tenants and to their respective heirs executors administrators and assigns for ever And I do hereby constitute my said wife Ann Jeffs and my good friend Mr [[Grosvenor-449|William Limbery Grosvenor]] of Cornhill London Stationer Executrix and Executor of this my last will and in case the above said Mr Grosvenor will accept of the said trust I give him twenty pounds but not otherwise and lastly I revoke all former wills made by me and declare this to be my only last will and testament In witness thereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this fourth day of August 1786 Edward Jeffs signed sealed published and declared by the said Edward Jeffs the testator...
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I Edward Jeffs of Bread street Hill London Grocer do make and publish this my will as follows first I will that all my just debts and funeral expenses be fully paid and discharged then I give and bequeath to [[Jeffs-836|Mary Jeffs (~1752 - )]], [[Jeffs-837|Dorothy Jeffs (1753 - )]], [[Jeffs-838|Edward Jeffs (1754 - )]] and [[Jeffs-839|Margaret Jeffs (1756 - )]] my four children by my former wife Mary Jeffs the sum of one guinea a piece and no more they being well provided for all the rest residue and remainder of my lands tenements goods chattels estate and effects whatever both real and personal whatsoever the same may be or whatsoever the same way consist I do give devise and bequeath the same and every part and parcel thereforeof unto my dear wife Ann Jeffs and to my four children Elizabeth Ann Sarah and Charles Seawark (unclear) Jeffs equally to be divided between them as tenants in common and not as joint tenants and to their respective heirs executors administrators and assigns for ever And I do hereby constitute my said wife Ann Jeffs and my good friend Mr [[Grosvenor-449|William Limbery Grosvenor]] of Cornhill London Stationer Executrix and Executor of this my last will and in case the above said Mr Grosvenor will accept of the said trust I give him twenty pounds but not otherwise and lastly I revoke all former wills made by me and declare this to be my only last will and testament In witness thereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this fourth day of August 1786 Edward Jeffs signed sealed published and declared by the said Edward Jeffs the testator...
This will was proved at London the fifteenth day of August seventeen hundred and eighty six ...(to) Ann Jeffs Widow the relict of the deceased and William Limbery Grosvenor the executors ...
This will was proved at London the fifteenth day of August seventeen hundred and eighty six ...(to) Ann Jeffs Widow the relict of the deceased and William Limbery Grosvenor the executors ...
See [[Space:London_Sandemanian_Church_membership_list_1762_-_1868|London Sandemanian Church membership list 1762 – 1868]] for the full membership list.
See [[Space:London_Sandemanian_Church_membership_list_1762_-_1868|London Sandemanian Church membership list 1762 – 1868]] for the full membership list.
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==Research Notes==
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In his will he names Elizabeth, Ann, Sarah and Charles as the children from his second marriage, but no records can be found to confirm
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He was a Sandemanian when they were born, so unlikely they were christened in an Anglican church
== Sources ==
== Sources ==
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