Jesse Jones

August 1892–
Mississippi, United States

The Life of Jesse

When Jesse Jones was born in August 1892, in Mississippi, United States, his father, Eugene Seymour Jones, was 24 and his mother, Laura Jane Bowlin, was 23. He lived in Beat 5, Franklin, Mississippi, United States for about 10 years.

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Family Time Line

Eugene Seymour Jones
1868–1924
Laura Jane Bowlin
1869–1915
Ernest Ezekiel Jones
1888–1974
Lee Jones
1891–
Jesse Jones
1892–
Ellis I Jones
1895–1956
Annie Mae Jones
1897–1981
Perry Jones
1899–
Eugene Holmes Jones
1901–1957
Hosea Percy Jones
1903–1974
Alton Lamar Jones
1906–1980
John Jones
1907–
Kenna Jones
1910–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

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.
1907 · Boll Weevil Destroys Most the Cotton Crop

Age 15

When the boll weevil threatened most the Mississippi Delta, it put the state’s cotton crop in peril. By the time the boll weevil reached Mississippi it had already destroyed four million bales of cotton. This added up to $238 million at the time or about 6 billion in present day. The boll weevil depends on cotton for every stage of its life.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 31

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

Anglo-Saxon: Jon, John, and "s" for sun, son, meaning son of John

Sources (2)

  • Jesse Jones in household of Eugene S Jones, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Jesse Jones in household of Eugene Jones, "United States Census, 1900"

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