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Male George Jefferson Keahey Click to view George Jefferson Keahey in the family tree

George Jefferson was born in 1845 in Mississippi.1   George Jefferson's father was John Robert Jackson Keahey and his mother was Martha Slay.  His paternal grandparents were George Jackson Keahey and Margaret Keahey; his maternal grandparents were John Slay and Elizabeth Sumerall. He had six brothers and four sisters, named William, Alvia Wiggin, John Thomas, James A., Joseph Henry, Benjamin Franklin, Margaret, Amanda Jane, Frances Indiana and Martha.  He died at the age of 44 on November 28th, 1889 in Rockwall, Texas.1 

George Jefferson's first family with Martha Elizabeth Smith

‌George Jefferson and Martha Elizabeth were married in a religious ceremony on December 2nd, 1869.1   They had four sons and four daughters, named John Henry, George Oscar, Vaden Scott, Jefferson, Mattie Catherine, Stella, Margaret Lenore and Mary.

George Jefferson's second family with Mary Jane Alexander

‌George Jefferson and Mary Jane were married in a religious ceremony on October 21st, 1881.1   They had two sons and a daughter, named James Jefferson, Joe and Mary.

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Further sources/citations:
1850 United States Federal Census, 1860 United States Federal Census, Mississippi Census, 1805-90

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