Jessiah Lee Polmanteer

25 January 1900–1 March 1996 (Age 96)
Gratiot, Michigan, United States

The Life of Jessiah Lee

When Jessiah Lee Polmanteer was born on 25 January 1900, in Gratiot, Michigan, United States, his father, John Wesley Polmanteer, was 46 and his mother, Sarah Jane Lawson, was 33. He married Beatrice Elaine Orvis on 18 October 1929, in Cadillac, Wexford, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Cadillac, Wexford, Michigan, United States for about 10 years and Manton, Wexford, Michigan, United States in 1996. He died on 1 March 1996, at the age of 96, and was buried in Cadillac, Wexford, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jessiah Lee Polmanteer
Beatrice Elaine Orvis
Marriage: 18 October 1929
Richard Lee Polmanteer
Beverely Polmonteer

Spouse and Children

18 October 1929
Cadillac, Wexford, Michigan, United States


    Richard Lee Polmanteer


    Beverely Polmonteer


Parents and Siblings

    John Wesley Polmanteer





    Nancy M. Polmanteer


    Erwin B. Palmenter


    Oceyanna Margaret Polmanteer


    Michael Earl Polmanteer



World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1903 · Ford Motor Company

Age 3

"Henry Ford built his first gasoline-powered vehicle, named the Quadricycle, in 1896, at his home in Detroit. Ford sold the Quadricycle for $200 and used the money to build a second car. In 1901, Ford raced his car ""Sweepstakes"" against Alexander Winton and won. The victory resulted in publicity for Ford which allowed him to gain investors for his new company, Ford Motor Company. The first Model A was sold on July 23, 1903, and the company was incorporated on November 13, 1903."

Age 27

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

Most probably a variant of English Parmenter or French Parmentier . Compare Palmateer .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Lee Polmanteer, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lee Palmeter in household of John W Mann, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Lee Polmanteer, "United States Census, 1930"

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