Juquetta Ann Guess

20 June 1937–20 July 2002 (Age 65)
Titus, Texas, United States

The Life of Juquetta Ann

When Juquetta Ann Guess was born on 20 June 1937, in Titus, Texas, United States, her father, Clio Eugene Guess, was 24 and her mother, Lois Irene Woody, was 21. She married John Beckham Kirtley Jr on 15 September 1960, in Dallas, Texas, United States. She lived in Justice Precinct 1, Titus, Texas, United States in 1940. She died on 20 July 2002, in Dallas, Texas, United States, at the age of 65.

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Family Time Line

John Beckham Kirtley Jr
1930–1986
Juquetta Ann Guess
1937–2002
Marriage: 15 September 1960

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
15 September 1960
Dallas, Texas, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Male1912–1985Male

    Lois Irene Woody

    Female1916–2004Female

siblings

(2)

World Events (8)

1941

Age 4

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.
1949 · 1950s Texas Drought

Age 12

One of most intense, costly, and devastating droughts ever recorded in the state of Texas. The entire state was in a state of drought by the summer of 1951. Less than 30-50% of the normal rainfall was received during this period. The state was plagued with dust storms similar to those from the infamous Dust Bowl. The drought ended in a destructive manner throughout 1957; storms, hail, tornadoes, and deadly floods.
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 18

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

Name Meaning

1 English: probably a variant of Guest .2 South German (Güss): topographic name for someone who lived near a torrent or on a flood plain, from Middle High German güsse ‘flood’, ‘flooding’.3 German: variant of Geis .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Juquetta Ann Guess in household of Clio Guess, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Juquetta Berry, "United States Social Security Death Index"
  • Juquetta Ann Guess, "Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997"

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