Description: Eliza J. Lefferts (1831-1867) was born in Bedford Corners (part of present-day Bedford-Stuyvesant). At the age of twenty, she married John Lefferts (1826-1895), a member of the Flatbush branch of the Leffertses. Eliza gave birth to six children between 1852 and 1860. She died suddenly in 1867.
Citation: Eliza J. Lefferts, circa 1850s-1860s; Lefferts family papers, ARC.145, box 5, folder 8; Brooklyn Historical Society.
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