Alonzo Wesley Jamison

19 October 1870–12 November 1951 (Age 81)
Collin, Texas, United States

The Life of Alonzo Wesley

When Alonzo Wesley Jamison was born on 19 October 1870, in Collin, Texas, United States, his father, Asa Harrison Jamison, was 24 and his mother, Julia Ann Eller, was 23. He married Cecil Jenwyl Wells about 1917, in Collin, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Prosper, Collin, Texas, United States for about 10 years and Justice Precinct 1, Denton, Texas, United States in 1940. He died on 12 November 1951, in Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Valley View, Cooke, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alonzo Wesley Jamison
Cecil Jenwyl Wells
Marriage: about 1917
Alonzo W Jamison
Celia Claudine Jamison

Spouse and Children

about 1917
Collin, Texas, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Asa Harrison Jamison





    James Finley Jamison


    Lierena Harrison Jamison




    Rosa Jamison


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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 2

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1876 · Segregation Laws Are Passed

Age 6

A new state constitution was passed in 1876, announcing the segregation of schools.
1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 24

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: patronymic from James .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Alonzo W Jamison, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Lonzo Jamison in household of George Dunfield, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Wesley A Jamison, "United States Census, 1920"

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