Rachell Rotan Jeffers

1879

Rachell Rotan was born on 13 Nov 1879 in Fairfield, South Carolina, USA a child of Henry Rotan and Elizabeth ” Lessie” Albright Hanell Belton Rotan.

1880

Rachel Rotan was counted in the census on 14 Jun 1880 in Wateree, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA, as a 2-year-old, female, single, white, daughter. Also in the home was her father, Henry Rotan; her mother, Elizabeth Rotan; her sibilings, Henry Rotan, English Rotan, Fleming Rotan, Moses Rotan, Alexander Rotan, and Lear Rotan; and her maternal grandmother, Sallie Harris.

1899

On July 6, 1899 Rachell Rotan was listed as the mother on the birth record of Henry Lexie Jeffers.

1900

Rachel Ratan was counted in the census on 21 Jun 1900 in Wateree, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA, as a 30-year-old, female, single, black, daughter. Also in the home was her mother, Lizzie Ratan; and her siblings, Richard Ratan, Elic Ratan, and Lew Ratan.

1910

Rachel Jeffris was counted in the census on 02 May 1910 in Wateree, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA, as a 30-year-old, female, married, mulatto, wife. Also in the home was her husband, Walter Jeffris.

1920

Rachel Jeffries was counted in the census on 15 Jan 1920 in Wateree, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA, as a 40-year-old, female, married, white, wife. Also in the home was her husband, Walter Jefferies; and their daughters, Francis Jeffries.

1930

Rachel Jeffer was counted in the census on 16 Apr 1930 in Blythewood, Richland, South Carolina, USA, as a 49-year-old, female, married, white, wife. Also in the home was her husband, Walter B. Jeffer; and their daughters, S. Frances Jeffer and Gladdys Jeffer.

1931

On July 6, 1931, Rachel Roitan was listed as the mother on the death record of Frances Jeffers.

1939

She died on 19 Jan 1939 in Blythewood, Richland, South Carolina, USA. Rachell Rotan was buried on 20 Jan 1939 in Elgin, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA at Union Baptist Church Cemetery. Her cause of death was arterial hypertension due to cardiac hypertrophy and chronic nephritis

Jeffers rites held yesterday

Funeral services for Mrs. W. B. Jeffers, 50, of Blythewood, who died at her home Thursday after an illness of several months were conducted yesterday afternoon from Union Baptist church near Blaney by the Rev. A. L. Willis, pastor.

January 21, 1939  State (published as The State)  Columbia, South Carolina
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“South Carolina Deaths, 1915-1965,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:S3HT-DBLS-KBQ?cc=1417492&wc=M6Y6-CP6%3A30936701 : 1 October 2020), 004179165 > image 1080 of 1639; Department of Archives and History, State Records Center, Columbia.
Union Baptist Church Cemetery
Elgin, Kershaw County, South Carolina, USA
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1970

On April 7, 1970, Rachel Rotan Jeffers was listed as the decease mother in the obituary of Henry Lexie Jeffers.

2010

On June 29, 2010, Rachel Rotan Jeffers was listed as the decease mother in the obituary of Mrs. Gladys Jeffers Baughman.

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