Jesse Ward Tarbell

28 October 1873–17 October 1940 (Age 67)
Vermontville, Eaton, Michigan, United States

The Life of Jesse Ward

When Jesse Ward Tarbell was born on 28 October 1873, in Vermontville, Eaton, Michigan, United States, his father, William A Tarbell, was 39 and his mother, Harriett Adella Cross, was 33. He married Effie R Moore on 16 February 1897, in Barry, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Vermontville, Vermontville Township, Eaton, Michigan Territory, United States in 1900 and Castleton Township, Barry, Michigan, United States in 1910. He died on 17 October 1940, in Pennfield, Calhoun, Michigan, United States, at the age of 66.

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Jesse Ward Tarbell
Effie R Moore
Marriage: 16 February 1897
Nellie Arcelle Tarbell

Spouse and Children

16 February 1897
Barry, Michigan, United States


    Nellie Arcelle Tarbell


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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.
1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 6

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.
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

Possibly English: unexplained.

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

Sources (3)

  • Jesse Jarbell in household of William Jarbell, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Jesse Tarbell, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Jess Tarbell, "United States Census, 1930"

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