Joseph Jeffrey

Joseph Jeffrey (1695 - aft. 1769)

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Joseph Jeffrey
Born in Black Point, Lyme, Connecticutmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
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Died after [location unknown]
Profile last modified | Created 7 Aug 2015
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Categories: Nehantic.


Joseph Jeffrey was a Native American and member of the Nehantic tribe.

Member of the Nehantic tribe.

From And They Were Related, Too: A Study of Eleven Generations of One American, by Vicki S. Welch, 2006.

"Joseph served fro many years on the Narraganset Sachem's advisory council. The senior Joseph Jeffrey was allotted a piece of land on the reservation in Charlestown, Washington County, Rhode island, where he built a house about 1720. This house still stand in Charlestown, today."

"It should be noted here that the Narragansett and eastern Nehantic people had combined in to one group under Ninigret in about 1676. The descendants of Ninigret continued to be Sachems for quite some time.


  • Looking for Judah: Adventures in Genealogy and Remembrance, by David Brule,, 2015

The house he built is on the NHR.

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