Jesse Ivester Graham

12 March 1890–18 December 1954 (Age 64)
Whitwell, Marion, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Jesse Ivester

When Jesse Ivester Graham was born on 12 March 1890, in Whitwell, Marion, Tennessee, United States, his father, Eli Graham, was 29 and his mother, Annie Priscilla Ivester, was 20. He married Susie Mae Lewis on 19 October 1912, in Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Civil District 3, Hamilton, Tennessee, United States in 1910 and Civil District 3, Claiborne, Tennessee, United States in 1930. He died on 18 December 1954, in Chattanooga, Hamilton, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Chattanooga, Hamilton, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jesse Ivester Graham
1890–1954
Susie Mae Lewis
1893–1977
Marriage: 19 October 1912
Louise Graham
1914–1914
Louis Eugene Graham
1914–1945
Victor Wesley Graham
1915–2003
Velma Rose Graham
1917–1998
Maurice Eli Graham
1919–1971

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
19 October 1912
Tennessee, United States
children

(5)

    Louise Graham

    Female1914–1914Female

    Louis Eugene Graham

    Male1914–1945Male

    Victor Wesley Graham

    Male1915–2003Male

    Velma Rose Graham

    Female1917–1998Female

    Maurice Eli Graham

    Male1919–1971Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 8

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.
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 17

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

Name Meaning

Scottish and English: habitational name from Grantham in Lincolnshire, recorded in Domesday Book as Graham (as well as Grantham, Grandham, and Granham). See also Grantham .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Jessie J Graham, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Jesse I Graham, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Jesse I Graham, "United States Census, 1940"

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