Jessie Roe

12 February 1903–19 May 1996 (Age 93)
Carter, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Jessie

When Jessie Roe was born on 12 February 1903, in Carter, Kentucky, United States, her father, George Edward Roe, was 29 and her mother, Sarah Elizabeth Johnson, was 26. She married Ward Leonadas Walker on 2 September 1925, in Carter, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Eagle Station, Carroll, Kentucky, United States in 1920 and Magisterial District 3 Olive Hill, Carter, Kentucky, United States in 1940. She died on 19 May 1996, in Olive Hill, Carter, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Patrick, Lawrence, Kentucky, United States.

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Ward Leonadas Walker
Jessie Roe
Marriage: 2 September 1925
Wayne Erskine Walker
Icie Walker
Sylvia Irene Walker
Donald Elwood Walker
Elmer Walker
James Allen Walker
Glenna Jean Walker
Phillip Dale Walker

Spouse and Children

2 September 1925
Carter, Kentucky, United States


    Wayne Erskine Walker


    Icie Walker


    Sylvia Irene Walker


    Donald Elwood Walker


    Elmer Walker


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+6 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1904 · The Black Patch War

Age 1

From 1904-1909, the Black Patch War took place. This was a war between about 30 counties in southwestern Kentucky and northwestern Tennessee. The war was mostly over the Dark Fired Tobacco that was produced in the area during this time.

Age 26

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

1 English: nickname for a timid person, from Middle English ro ‘roe’; this is a midland and southern form of Ray 2.2 Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads named Roe or Røe, from Old Norse ruð ‘clearing’.3 English name adopted by bearers of French Baillargeon .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jessie Walker in household of Wardo Walker, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Jessie Roe in household of George E Roe, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Jessie Walker in household of Ward Walker, "United States Census, 1930"

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