Josephine Thomas Jelks

2 March 1867–27 October 1938 (Age 71)
Southampton, Virginia, United States

The Life of Josephine Thomas

When Josephine Thomas Jelks was born on 2 March 1867, in Southampton, Virginia, United States, her father, Nathaniel Thomas Jelks, was 24 and her mother, Elizabeth Hill Williams, was 27. She had at least 1 daughter with Robert Edward Lee Parker. She lived in Virginia, United States for about 3 years and Courtland, Southampton, Virginia, United States in 1880. She died on 27 October 1938, in Portsmouth, Virginia, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Portsmouth, Virginia, United States.

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Robert Edward Lee Parker
Josephine Thomas Jelks
Edith S. Lee Parker

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World Events (8)

1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 1

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.
1868 · The Fourteenth Amendment

Age 1

As one of the Reconstruction Amendments, the Fourteenth Amendment addresses the rights and protections that all citizens of the United States have. The amendment also limits actions of state and local officials in all states.

Age 19

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Gilkes .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Josephine Jelks in household of Shadrach Bailey, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Josephine I Jelko in household of N T Jelko, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Josephine T Jelks in household of Nancy A Jelks, "United States Census, 1870"

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