Jessie Wilma Martin

21 December 1900–8 March 1989 (Age 88)
Texas, United States

The Life of Jessie Wilma

When Jessie Wilma Martin was born on 21 December 1900, in Texas, United States, her father, Charles William Lewis Martin, was 22 and her mother, Hattie Bennett Grubbs, was 16. She married William Daniel Daugherty about 1921. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Justice Precinct 1, Terry, Texas, United States in 1930. She died on 8 March 1989, in Parker, Texas, United States, at the age of 88.

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Family Time Line

William Daniel Daugherty
1899–1971
Jessie Wilma Martin
1900–1989
Marriage: about 1921
Jessie W Daugherty
1923–
Minnie Lee Daugherty
1924–2007
William Daniel "Dub" Daugherty
1925–2004
Robert Ray Daugherty
1927–2012

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1921
children

(4)

Parents and Siblings

    Charles William Lewis Martin

    Male1878–1942Male

    Hattie Bennett Grubbs

    Female1884–Female

siblings

(5)

    Female1900–1989Female

    George W Martin

    Male1903–1937Male

    Emma Jane Martin

    Female1906–Female

    Female1908–1991Female

    Jake T Martin

    Male1914–Male

World Events (8)

1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

Age 1

"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""."
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1927

Age 27

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

1 English, Scottish, Irish, French, Dutch, German, Czech, Slovak, Spanish (Martín), Italian (Venice), etc.: from a personal name (Latin Martinus, a derivative of Mars, genitive Martis, the Roman god of fertility and war, whose name may derive ultimately from a root mar ‘gleam’). This was borne by a famous 4th-century saint, Martin of Tours, and consequently became extremely popular throughout Europe in the Middle Ages. As a North American surname, this form has absorbed many cognates from other European forms.2 English: habitational name from any of several places so called, principally in Hampshire, Lincolnshire, and Worcestershire, named in Old English as ‘settlement by a lake’ (from mere or mær ‘pool’, ‘lake’ + tūn ‘settlement’) or as ‘settlement by a boundary’ (from (ge)mære ‘boundary’ + tūn ‘settlement’). The place name has been charged from Marton under the influence of the personal name Martin.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jessie Daugherty in household of W D Daugherty, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Jessie Martin in entry for James Ray Daugherty, "Texas Birth Certificates, 1903-1935"
  • Jessie Martin in entry for Robert Ray Daugherty, "Texas Birth Certificates, 1903-1935"

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