Jesse James Yow

5 October 1890–16 October 1975 (Age 85)
Locust, Stanly, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Jesse James

When Jesse James Yow was born on 5 October 1890, in Locust, Stanly, North Carolina, United States, his father, Timothy Yow, was 54 and his mother, Leah Starns, was 40. He married Jessie Lutisha Scott on 19 May 1922, in Cabarrus, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Township 9 Georgeville, Cabarrus, North Carolina, United States in 1910. He died on 16 October 1975, in Concord, Cabarrus, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Concord, Cabarrus, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jesse James Yow
Jessie Lutisha Scott
Marriage: 19 May 1922
Billie Leona Yow
Bertie Loraine Yow
Ira Thomas Yow
Lillian Rosetta Yow

Spouse and Children

19 May 1922
Cabarrus, North Carolina, United States


    Billie Leona Yow


    Bertie Loraine Yow


    Ira Thomas Yow


    Lillian Rosetta Yow


Parents and Siblings

    Timothy Yow


    Leah Starns




    Andrew Yow


    Franklin Yow


    Joannah Yow



World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

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.
1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage

Age 7

In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 23

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of English Yeo .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jesse J Yow in household of Matthew R Crayton, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Jesse Yow, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Jessie J Yow in entry for Ira Thomas Yow, "North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000"

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