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Emmor Jefferis
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Emmor Jefferis


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Ann R. Robinson

Emmor Jefferis

  • Born: 21 Mar 1804, Wilmington DE
  • Marriage: Ann R. Robinson on 28 May 1827 in Wilmington DE
  • Died: 20 Jan 1892, Cherry Hill, MD

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  Events in his life were:

  • He worked from 1827 to 1842 as a silversmith and dentist in Wilmington DE 54
  • Wilmington DE, 1832: took over Joseph Draper's business and shop when the latter left the state. Jefferis had social and business relations with other silversmiths such as John F. Robinson and Ziba Ferris. 54
  • Wilmington DE, 1842: called himself a surgeon dentist and stated he extracted teeth on the improved forceps plan with little pain. At another period in his life he invested heavily in mulberry trees for the silk boom, but the failure of the silk mania left him in poverty.

Emmor married Ann R. Robinson, daughter of Joseph Robinson and Susanna Foulk, on 28 May 1827 in Wilmington DE. (Ann R. Robinson was born on 27 Nov 1804 in Wilmington DE and died in Jul 1876.)

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