Jesse Alton Drennan

17 October 1896–14 October 1942 (Age 46)
Texas, United States

The Life of Jesse Alton

When Jesse Alton Drennan was born on 17 October 1896, in Texas, United States, his father, James Franklin Drennan, was 19 and his mother, Malinda Belle Britt, was 18. He married Ruby Maud Lee on 4 June 1920, in Lometa, Lampasas, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Justice Precinct 2, Fisher, Texas, United States for about 10 years and Justice Precinct 1, Terry, Texas, United States for about 10 years. He died on 14 October 1942, in Brownfield, Terry, Texas, United States, at the age of 45, and was buried in Lamesa, Dawson, Texas, United States.

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Jesse Alton Drennan
Ruby Maud Lee
Marriage: 4 June 1920
Dewey R. Drennan
Jesse Ray Drennan

Spouse and Children

4 June 1920
Lometa, Lampasas, Texas, United States


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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

Age 5

"Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 13

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

Irish and Scottish (mainly Galloway): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Draighneáin ‘descendant of Draighneán’, a byname from draighneán ‘blackthorn’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jesse Druman in household of James F Druman, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Jessie A Drennan, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Jesse A Drennan, "United States Census, 1930"

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