Jessie Viola Van Houten

6 October 1863–19 July 1954 (Age 90)
Delaware, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Jessie Viola

When Jessie Viola Van Houten was born on 6 October 1863, in Delaware, Ohio, United States, her father, Benjamin Harrison Van Houten, was 24 and her mother, Elizabeth Reynolds, was 23. She married Willis Henry Stith on 30 December 1882, in Sunbury, Delaware, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Porter Township, Delaware, Ohio, United States for about 10 years and Trenton Township, Delaware, Ohio, United States for about 10 years. She died on 19 July 1954, in Centerburg, Hilliar Township, Knox, Ohio, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Sunbury, Delaware, Ohio, United States.

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Willis Henry Stith
Jessie Viola Van Houten
Marriage: 30 December 1882
Henry Harrison Stith
Basha May Stith
Pearlee W. Stith
Claude Stith

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    30 December 1882Sunbury, Delaware, Ohio, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
    1865 · The Assassination of a President
    Age 2
    While attending the play "Our American Cousin" in Ford's Theatre, actor John Wilkes Booth climbed up the stairs to the suite that President Abraham Lincoln and his wife resided. Once inside the suite Booth pulled out his pistol and shot The President in the head. In critical condition The President was carried out of the theatre for urgent medical attention. Unfortunately, Lincoln died the following day. Abraham Lincoln was the first American president to be assassinated, and his death caused a period of national mourning both in the North and South.
    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 27
    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.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Vietnamese Anh, Thanh, Hung, Minh, Vinh, Dung, Hue, Huong, Lan, Quang, Tan, Thuy, Hong, Chi, Hang, Ho, Pok, Sang, Bai, Chin, Ching, Chu, Chuan, Dong.Vietnamese (Vạn): from the Chinese surname 萬, see Wan 1.Vietnamese (Văn): from the Chinese surnames 文 or 聞, see Wen 2 and 3, and also 5 below.

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

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    Sources (23)

    • Jessie V Vanhouten in entry for Claude Stith, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
    • Jessie V Vanhouten in household of Benjamin K Vanhouten, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Jessie V. Stith, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016"

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