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Mary E. Jeffreys


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At a Glance

Mary was a cousin of Victoria Garland , also a Burwell School student [1].


Mary attended the Burwell School c. 1850. She came from an affluent, educated family. Her mother (Agnes Wilson Glenn) attended Salem Academy NC, as did other family members. Mary married Littleton Tazewell Hunt in Caswell County, NC. Descendants of the family continue to live in Caswell County, NC [1].

Biographical Data

Important Dates

Mary E. Jeffreys was born in 1835 [1], in Red House in Caswell County, NC [1]. She died after 1900 [2].

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  1. Kenneth H. Cook,  "The Original Bloomsberg -- 1797,"  The Record-Advertiser, June 15, 1972.
  2. United States Census of 1900.
  3. Mary Claire Engstrom. The Book of Burwell Students: Lives of Educated Women in the Antebellum South. (Hillsborough: Hillsborough Historic Commission, 2007).