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Jabez Durfee

Birthplace: Amboy, Oswego, New York, United States
Death: Died in Aurora, Sevier, Utah
Immediate Family:

Son of Edmund Durfee and Magdalena Pickle
Husband of Celestia Curtis
Father of Mariah Elizabeth Van Leuvan; Jabez Erastus Durfee; Eliel Curtis Durfee; Almira Deseret Durfee; Edmond Franklin Durfee and 4 others
Brother of William Durfee; Martha Stevens; Lana or Delana Durfee; Tamma Durfee Miner Curtis; Ephriam Durfee and 9 others

Occupation: Farmer
Managed by: Private User
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About Jabez Durfee

Born in New York. Came to Utah in 1850, Oxteam Company. First LDS Bishop of Aurora Ward. Carpenter, farmer and fruit grower.

Husband of Celestia Curtis.


  • Mariah Elizabeth Durfee, wife of Newman Van Leuvan.
  • Jabez Eratus Durfee, husband of Sarah Elizabeth Kendall, Isabell Wilkins, McLeave, Mary Francis Adams.

Elial C. Durfee.

  • Almira Deseret Durfee, wife of George Timothy Holdaway.
  • Edmund Franklin Durfee, husband of Nancy Ellen Martin, Margaret Iverson, Mary Cooley Spencer.
  • Chloe Clestia Durfee, wife of Franklin Perkins Spencer, John Bilby
  • John Devaldi Durfee, husband of Sabrina Eliza Draper.
  • LeGrand Durfee, husband of Mary Jane Crowther.
  • Vilate Durfee, wife of Calvert Milton Ivie.

Pedigree of

08-Jabez DURFEE [1828-1883]

Husband of Celestia CURTIS [1832-1891]

07-Edmund DURFEE [1788-1845] and Magdalena PICKLE [1788-1850]

06 Perry DURFEE [1765-1800] and Annie SALISBURY [1766-1867/1868]

05-James DURFEE [1730-1813] and Ann (Annie) BORDEN [1743-1816]

04-Benjamin DURFEE [1709-1793] and Amey CHASE [1705-abt 1750]

03-Benjamin DURFEE [1679-1754] and Prudence EARL [1681-1733]

02-Thomas DURFEE [1643-1712] and Ann HILL []

01-Job DURFEY [1613-] and Judieth BORDEN [abt 1613-]

Inscription on headstone: Aged 55 years 7 months 17 days. "I Think Of Thee Dear Husband, In My Sad And Loneley Hours And The Thought Of Thee Come O'er Me."



Aurora Cemetery


Sevier County

Utah, USA

Plot: Block 7. Grave 11.

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Jabez Durfee's Timeline

May 10, 1828
Amboy, Oswego, New York, United States
December 25, 1850
Age 22
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
March 31, 1852
Age 23
Springville, Utah, Utah, United States
May 11, 1854
Age 26
Cedar City, Iron, Utah, United States
November 30, 1856
Age 28
Cedar City, Iron, Utah, United States
March 21, 1857
Age 28
March 5, 1859
Age 30
Cedar City, Iron, Utah
October 5, 1861
Age 33
Springville, Utah, Utah, United States
August 7, 1864
Age 36
Springville, Utah, Utah
April 12, 1867
Age 38
Springville, Utah, Utah