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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Family Time Line

Ward Leonadas Walker
1904–1987
Jessie Roe
1903–1996
Marriage: 2 September 1925
Wayne Erskine Walker
1926–2004
Icie Walker
1928–1928
Sylvia Irene Walker
1929–2019
Donald Elwood Walker
1931–2002
Elmer Walker
1935–2015
James Allen Walker
1937–2000
Glenna Jean Walker
1943–1985
Phillip Dale Walker
1948–2020

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
2 September 1925
Carter, Kentucky, United States
children

(8)

    Wayne Erskine Walker

    Male1926–2004Male

    Icie Walker

    Female1928–1928Female

    Sylvia Irene Walker

    Female1929–2019Female

    Donald Elwood Walker

    Male1931–2002Male

    Elmer Walker

    Male1935–2015Male

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1904

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.
1929

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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