Jesse Frevil Staley

17 March 1887–10 July 1941 (Age 54)
Poca, Putnam, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Jesse Frevil

When Jesse Frevil Staley was born on 17 March 1887, in Poca, Putnam, West Virginia, United States, his father, James Lucien Staley, was 36 and his mother, Marietta Davidson, was 30. He married Linda Walton Williams Terrill on 30 July 1907, in Orange, Virginia, United States. He lived in Charleston Magisterial District, Kanawha, West Virginia, United States in 1940. He died on 10 July 1941, in Charleston, Kanawha, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 54.

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Jesse Frevil Staley
Linda Walton Williams Terrill
Marriage: 30 July 1907

Spouse and Children

30 July 1907
Orange, Virginia, United States

Parents and Siblings

    James Lucien Staley


    Marietta Davidson




World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 3

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 15

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

Name Meaning

1 English: byname from Middle English staley ‘resolute’, ‘reliable’, a reduced form of Stallard .2 Belgian French: from Old French estalee ‘fish trap’, hence possibly a metonymic occupational name for a fisherman, or topographic name for someone who lived near where fish traps were set.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jess Staley, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Jesse Staley, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Jesse Staley, "United States Census, 1910"

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