Lena M. Jefferson

14 May 1882–9 August 1922 (Age 40)
Republic, Kansas, United States

The Life Summary of Lena M.

When Lena M. Jefferson was born on 14 May 1882, in Republic, Kansas, United States, her father, Iverson Alverian “Iva” Jefferson, was 27 and her mother, Sarah Jane Davenport, was 24. She married William Edward Frame on 25 October 1900, in Washington, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Esculapia Township, Benton, Arkansas, United States for about 10 years. She died on 9 August 1922, in Benton, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 40, and was buried in Rogers Cemetery, Rogers, Benton, Arkansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Edward Frame
1877–
Lena M. Jefferson
1882–1922
Marriage: 25 October 1900
Myrtle Mae Frame
1901–1940
James W Frame
1903–1985

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 October 1900Washington, Kansas, United States
  • Children

    (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (4)

    World Events (8)

    1883 · The Mosaic Templar is Founded
    Age 1
    The Mosaic Templar is an African American fraternal organization founded in Little Rock. it was founded by former slaves, John Edward Bush and Chester W. Keatts. It was part of a movement that was going on at the time, where everyone was forming fraternities and sororities. The main departments for this one where endowment, monument, analysis, uniform, rank, recapitulation, records, and a juvenile division.
    1886
    Age 4
    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 14
    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 11909;2007: 36348; 2010: 55179)English (northern): patronymic from the Middle English personal name Geffrey or Jeffray (see Jeffrey ) + -son. In the late medieval period Geffreyson was increasingly pronounced Jeffrason, with shortening of the diphthong to a simple vowel, which was later commonly altered to Gefferson and Jefferson, with metathesis of -r- and this shortened vowel. In North America, this surname became especially common among African Americans (see 2 below).African American: from the personal name Jefferson (or Thomas Jefferson), adopted in honor of Thomas Jefferson, the 3rd president of the US; or adoption of the surname in 1 above, in most cases probably for the same reason.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names

    Jeffrey

    Sources (11)

    • Lena Frame in household of Will E Frame, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Lena M Jefferson, "Kansas County Marriages, 1855-1911"
    • Lena Jefferson in entry for Myrtle Mae Taylor, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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