Thursday, December 14, 2006

Virginia Rose Jefferds ( born Carroll )

Names: Virginia Rose Carroll
Relation to blog author : Her aunt ; Relation to my Jefferds cousins; Their Mother;
relation to the children of my cousins; their grandmother .

Sources used : Family bible .
Occupation : homemaker ; worked with an institution called " Angels Unaware ", during several years .

Location: grew up in several cities, due to her father's career in the U.S. Navy .

Summary of imortant facts :
Virginia was born in 1922, in Honolulu, HI .
She was the second child of John Bernard Carroll Sr. and Mary Agnes Carroll .
Virginia was the sister of John Carroll Jr ( a.k.a. John Bernard ).

See the individual chapter on John & Mary for more information on them .

From a childhood with several moves , she found a permanent home in San Diego . It was also here, that she met her husband, Donald Francis Jefferds. Donald was a native of New York State that came to work in California as an aeronautical engineer .

They married in 1942 . Four children were born from this union :

William ( Bill ) Jefferds

Donald, Virginia's husband, passed on in 1991.
Virginia passed on in 2006, surrounded by the family she loved .

Virginia was a cheerful and smiling person . The quality that would describe her was " loving".
She had an unending supply of love for her family and friends , and is missed by many people .

Remembering you, Virginia, for the love you gave me.

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