Jessie Viola Crocker

17 June 1886–July 1949 (Age 63)
Sunderland, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Jessie Viola

When Jessie Viola Crocker was born on 17 June 1886, in Sunderland, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Willaim Daniel Crocker, was 43 and her mother, Abigail (Abbie) Viola Allen, was 39. She married Horace Judson Paynter on 5 April 1916, in Sunderland, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Maplewood, Essex, New Jersey, United States for about 5 years and Union Township, Union, New Jersey, United States in 1940. She died in July 1949, in Union, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 63.

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Family Time Line

Horace Judson Paynter
1882–1971
Jessie Viola Crocker
1886–1949
Marriage: 5 April 1916
Stanley Gordon Paynter
1918–1918
Doris Adele Paynter
1920–1978

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
5 April 1916
Sunderland, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States
children

(2)

    Stanley Gordon Paynter

    Male1918–1918Male

    Female1920–1978Female

Parents and Siblings

    Willaim Daniel Crocker

    Male1842–1920Male

    Abigail (Abbie) Viola Allen

    Female1846–1893Female

siblings

(7)

    Frederick Addison Crocker

    Male1869–1891Male

    Male1873–1873Male

    Crocker

    Female1873–1873Female

    Rose Ella Crocker

    Female1878–1884Female

    Female1882–Female

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

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.
1894

Age 8

Mary Philbrook was the first woman in New Jersey to become a lawyer. She had applied for admission to the New Jersey Bar in 1894, but was rejected because the New Jersey Court stated that women were not vested with any right to be attorneys. Mary lobbied with the Jersey City Woman's Club for an update to the law, which was passed in 1895 and allowed women to become lawyers. Mary Philbrook was the first woman to be admitted after the law change.
1903

Age 17

The Public Service Corporation (PSC) was formed on May 6, 1903. The company began as a merger of a power company with four different trolley companies. PSC would ultimately combine with over 400 other companies.

Name Meaning

1 English (of Norman origin): habitational name from any of the various places in Normandy, France, called Crèvecoeur (‘heartbreak’), from Old French creve(r) ‘to break or destroy’, ‘to die’ + ceur ‘heart’, a reference to the infertility and unproductiveness of the land.2 English: occupational name for a potter, Middle English crockere, an agent derivative of Middle English crock ‘pot’ (Old English croc(ca)).3 Americanized spelling of German Krocker .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jessie Crocker in household of Daniel B Crocker, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Jessie C. Paytin in household of Horace J Paytin, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Jessie V Crocker in household of William D Crocker, "United States Census, 1910"

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