Jesse William Ivester

15 October 1873–24 August 1939 (Age 65)
Hamilton, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Jesse William

When Jesse William Ivester was born on 15 October 1873, in Hamilton, Tennessee, United States, his father, John N Ivester, was 50 and his mother, Prisilla Murphy, was 45. He married Sarah E. Thurman on 1 January 1896, in Rhea, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Bradley, Tennessee, United States in 1880 and Rhea, Tennessee, United States in 1900. He died on 24 August 1939, in Graysville, Rhea, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Graysville, Rhea, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jesse William Ivester
Sarah E. Thurman
Marriage: 1 January 1896
Henry Will Ivester
Clifford C Ivester

Spouse and Children

1 January 1896
Rhea, Tennessee, United States


Parents and Siblings

    John N Ivester


    Prisilla Murphy




    Nancy Lavina Ivester


    Henry Jacob Ivester


    Isaac Henderson Ivester


    Caroline Barbara Ivester


    Jackson Alexander Ivester


+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 2

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1878 · Yellow Fever Epidemic

Age 5

When a man that had escaped a quarantined steamboat with yellow fever went to a restaurant he infected Kate Bionda the owner. This was the start of the yellow fever epidemic in Memphis, Tennessee. By the end of the epidemic 5,200 of the residence would die.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 23

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

English (Lancashire): unexplained. This name is common in GA and SC.

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

Sources (3)

  • Jessee Iverster in household of Jacob Iverster, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Jesse W Ivester, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Jesse W Ivester, "United States Census, 1900"

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