Jessie Lewis Hammock

1 September 1878–9 June 1974 (Age 95)
Muscogee, Georgia, United States

The Life of Jessie Lewis

When Jessie Lewis Hammock was born on 1 September 1878, in Muscogee, Georgia, United States, her father, William C. F. B. HAMMOCK, was 39 and her mother, Mary Caroline Dodd, was 39. She had at least 1 son and 3 daughters with Warren Sylvanus Porter. She lived in District 1001, Spalding, Georgia, United States in 1940. She died on 9 June 1974, in Griffin, Spalding, Georgia, United States, at the age of 95, and was buried in Griffin, Spalding, Georgia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Warren Sylvanus Porter
Jessie Lewis Hammock
Porter Porter
William C Porter
Elleanor Porter
Evelyn Porter

Spouse and Children



    Porter Porter


    William C Porter


    Elleanor Porter


    Evelyn Porter


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1893 · The Last Public Hanging in Georgia

Age 15

The last public hanging in Georgia was on September 28, 1893. The General Assembly prohibited public executions in December 1893. Prior to this law, Georgians commonly traveled to witness scheduled public executions.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 25

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Name Meaning

English: unexplained. This name is very common in GA and TN.

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

Sources (3)

  • Jessie H Porter, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Jessie Porter, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Jessie Parter, "United States Census, 1920"

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