Deborah Starkweather1

#3162, (circa 1780 - 30 May 1861)
Father*Samuel Starkweather2


John Chapman Jeffries b. c 1770, d. 1853
Children 1.Laura Ann Jeffries+1 (c 1814 - 1894)
 2.Mary C Jeffries+9 (c 1816 - )
 3.Amanda Jeffries+10 (c 1818 - 1880)
Her married name was Jeffries.2 
Birth*circa 1780She was born circa 1780 at ConnecticutG.3 
Marriage*circa 1810She married John Chapman Jeffries, son of Francis Jeffries and Mary Chapman, circa 1810 at Auburn (prob.), Aurelius Town, Cayuga Co., New YorkG; (Tremper and Jeffries says about 1810; Auburn was not incorporated as a village until 1813, in what was then the Town of Aurelius, now Fleming (from Aurelius in 1823.)2,4 
1830She and John Chapman Jeffries appeared on the census of 1830 at New Richmond, Ohio Twp., Clermont Co., OhioG; (nei. Johnston and Laura Tremper, line 1; Daniel Davis, line 3.)5 
1840She and John Chapman Jeffries appeared on the census of 1840 at New Richmond, Ohio Twp., Clermont Co., OhioG; unidentified male in family (neis. John Conner, line 6; Andrew Conner, line 7; John L Tremper, line 20.)6 
29 October 1850She appeared on the census of 29 October 1850 in the household of Amanda Jeffries and John Conner at Ohio Twp., Clermont Co., OhioG, as Deborah Jeffers, age 70, b. CT; (neis. Johnson and Laura Tremper, fam. 2657; Francis and Margaret Jeffreys, fam. 2673; Freeman Elstun, fam. 2694.)7 
19 June 1860She was listed as a resident in Johnson Tremper and Laura Ann Jeffries's household in the census report on 19 June 1860 at New Richmond P.O., New Richmond, Ohio Twp., Clermont Co., OhioG.1 
Death*30 May 1861She died on 30 May 1861 at New Richmond, Ohio Twp., Clermont Co., OhioG.8 


  1. [S19] 1860 U.S. Federal Census. Johnson (51), painter, b. NY; Laura (46), b. NY.
  2. [S368] Frank Munsell and Thomas P. Hughes, compilers, American Ancestry, twelve volumes (Albany, NY: Joel Munsell's Sons, 1887-1899), XI:61.
  3. [S20] 1850 U.S. Federal Census.
  4. [S208] Richard Hayman Tremper, A History of the Tremper and Jeffries Families (privately published, 1971), pp. 19–24. This brief genealogy gives no sources.
  5. [S116] 1830 U.S. Federal Census. John C (60-69); F (50-59) [Deborah]; M (20-29 [____], m (15-19) [____], m (5-9) [____]; 2 f (10-14) [Mary C, Amanda].
  6. [S54] 1840 U.S. Federal Census. John C (70-79); F (50-59) [Deborah]; m (15-19) [ ].
  7. [S20] 1850 U.S. Federal Census. John (49), b. PA, steamboat captain, real estate value $2000; Amanda (32), b. NY.
  8. [S1628], online, image of Conner family plot and small ground markers. John Chapman 1769-1853; Deborah, wife of J C Jeffries, 1780-1861. Narrative: John Chapman Jeffries, son of Francis and Mary Chapman Jeffries, b. NJ 1769, d. Clermont Co. OH 1853; Deborah Starkweather, dau. of Samuel Starkweather, b. New London Co. CT 7 Feb 1780, d. New Richmond, Clermont Co., 30 May 1861. Greenmound Cemetery, New Richmond, Clermont Co. OH. Memorials 78347304 and 78347518, created by and photos added by gibrel, maintained by S. Mac.
  9. [S520] VWH, Mary C Jeffries marr. Andrew Conner in 1833 and Amanda Jeffries marr. John Conner in 1837. In the 1840 census for New Richmond, sheet 227, John Conner is on line 6, Andrew Conner is on line 7 and John C Jeffries, age 70-79, father of the two sisters, is named on line 8. John C Jeffries and his wife Deborah are living with John and Amanda Conner in 1850, family 2687, and Andrew and Mary Conner are family 2665. Also, Mary C and Amanda were both b. NY.
  10. [S520] VWH.