Jesse Allen Vinson

1853–1944 (Age 90)
Trigg, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Jesse Allen

When Jesse Allen Vinson was born on 27 December 1853, in Trigg, Kentucky, United States, his father, Thomas Allison Vinson, was 28 and his mother, Alpha Gemima Sholar, was 24. He married L C "Betty" Simms on 21 December 1876, in Lonoke, Arkansas, United States. He lived in Saint Joe, Searcy, Arkansas, United States in 1900 and Prairie Township, Boone, Arkansas, United States for about 20 years. He died on 6 January 1944, in Everton, Boone, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Everton, Boone, Arkansas, United States.

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Jesse Allen Vinson
L C "Betty" Simms
Marriage: 21 December 1876

Spouse & Children

21 December 1876
Lonoke, Arkansas, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 8

Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.

Age 10

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 28

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.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Vincent .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Jesse A Vinson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Jessee Vinson in household of Thomas Vinson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Jesse A Vinson in household of Truman Robinson, "United States Census, 1930"

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