Jemima PUTT
(Abt 1815-1873)
Elizabeth Anne JEFFERY
(Abt 1847-1920)


Family Links

John Chadder BLANK

  • Florence Ann BLANK+
  • Bertha Alice BLANK
  • Edward Chadder BLANK
  • Ethel Maud BLANK
  • Frederick John BLANK
  • Ernest Robert BLANK

Elizabeth Anne JEFFERY

  • Born: Abt 1847, Slapton, Devon, England
  • Married: 12 Feb 1874, Slapton, Devon, England 1
  • Died: 1920, St. Thomas District, Devonshire, England 2

  Research Notes:

In 1871, E. A. Jeffery was a witness at the marriage of her brother Alfred to Jane Norris.

In 1881, Elizabeth A. Blank (34) of Slapton, sailor's wife, was living in Cotley, Washfield, Devon. Present were daughters: Levina C.* (15) of Dartmouth, scholar, Florence A. (4) of Slapton, scholar, Bertha A. (1) of Slapton.

* Levina was a daughter of John Blank by his first marriage to Elizabeth Ann Downing.

In 1891, Elizabeth Blank (42) of Slapton and husband John Blank (47) of Torcross, general servant, were living in Southwood Cottage, Tiverton, Devon. Present were children: Florence A. (13) of Slapton, scholar, Bertha A. (11) of Slapton, scholar, Edward C. (9) of Flushing Cornwall, scholar, Ethel M. (6) of Flushing Cornwall, scholar, Frederick J. (4) of Tiverton Devon, Ernest R. (1) of Tiverton.

In 1901, Elizabeth A. Blank (54) of Slapton and John C. Blank (54) of Torcross, cattle man on farm, were living in Stag Cottage, Kenton, Devon. Present were children: Ernest R. (11), Bertha M.* (1) of Kenton, Florence A. Campbell (23), married, general domestic servant

* This is an error on the part of the Census taker. Bertha was Florence's daughter. See 1911 Census below.

In 1911, Elizabeth Blank (63) of Slapton, widow (mother of 7 children, 1 deceased),was living in Stone Cottages Day's Lane Exminster Devon. Present were on Earnest Blank (21) of Hensleigh Tiverton, unemployed labourer, granddaughters Bertha Campbell (12) of Kenton, Nellie Gwyer (3) of Exminster


Elizabeth A. Blank died aged 74 years.

  Marriage Information:

Elizabeth married John Chadder BLANK, son of John Chadder BLANK and Susanna JARVIS, on 12 Feb 1874 in Slapton, Devon, England 2. (John Chadder BLANK was born about 1845 in Torcross, Stokenham, Devon, England and was buried on 8 Jun 1907 in Exminster St. Martin, Devon, England, aged 62 years 3.)

  Marriage Notes:

John Chadder Blank, 31, Widower, Mariner, of Slapton, son of John Chadder Blank, Labourer, and
Elizabeth Anne Jeffery, 26, Spinster, of Slapton, daughter of Robert Jeffery, Innkeeper

Married after Banns

Witnesses: Robert Chadder Blank, Clara Jane Chadder


1 Slapton Parish Registers, Marriages, p. 66, no. 132.

2 England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007, St. Thomas district, 3rd Quarter, vol. 5b, p. 69.

3 Exminster St. Martin Parish Registers, Burials, p. 230, no. 1530.

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