William Glenn Jett

5 April 1821–24 December 1872 (Age 51)
White, Tennessee, United States

The Life of William Glenn

When William Glenn Jett was born on 5 April 1821, in White, Tennessee, United States, his father, John Jett, was 33 and his mother, Mary White, was 29. He married Ruth Clarinda Kuykendall on 22 April 1852, in Bexar, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Bexar, Bexar, Texas, United States in 1850. He died on 24 December 1872, in Bexar, Texas, United States, at the age of 51, and was buried in Oak Island, Bexar, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Glenn Jett
1821–1872
Ruth Clarinda Kuykendall
1835–1926
Marriage: 22 April 1852
Mary Jane Jett
1853–1855
John Jett
1867–
William Russell Jett
1854–1909
Thomas Jefferson Jett
1856–1935
Sarah Alevia Jett
1859–1937
Martha Jett
1861–1901
Dora V Jett
1864–1947
Ruth Clarinda Jett
1868–1948
Stephen Matthew Jett Sr.
1869–1917

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
22 April 1852
Bexar, Texas, United States
children

(9)

    Mary Jane Jett

    Female1853–1855Female

    Male1854–1909Male

    Male1856–1935Male

    Sarah Alevia Jett

    Female1859–1937Female

    Martha Jett

    Female1861–1901Female

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(14)

    James Madison Jett

    Male1811–1845Male

    Male1813–1903Male

    Female1815–1896Female

    John White Jett

    Male1817–1898Male

    Female1818–1892Female

+9 More Children

World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 4

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 9

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1835 · The Hermitage is Built

Age 14

The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.

Name Meaning

German: variant of Jette .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • William G Jett, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Stephen Jett in entry for Sarah Alevia Gayle, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"
  • William Jett in entry for Ruth C Pegg, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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