Jessie Amelia Sorrells

25 April 1884–15 March 1953 (Age 68)
Haywood, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Jessie Amelia

When Jessie Amelia Sorrells was born on 25 April 1884, in Haywood, North Carolina, United States, her father, Robert Henry Sorrells, was 26 and her mother, Harriet Angela Edwards, was 24. She married Glenn Davis Scroggs on 28 December 1905, in Clay, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Franklin, Macon, North Carolina, United States in 1920 and Hayesville Township, Clay, North Carolina, United States in 1940. She died on 15 March 1953, in Hayesville, Clay, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in First United Methodist Church Cemetery, Hayesville, Clay, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Glenn Davis Scroggs
1879–1965
Jessie Amelia Sorrells
1884–1953
Marriage: 28 December 1905
Norma Jessie Scroggs
1907–
Normal Scroggs
1907–
Hattie Angeline Scroggs
1909–
Walter Morris Scroggs
1911–1999
Walter Morris Scroogs Sr
1911–1987
Joe David Scroggs
1913–1974
Helen Hester Scroggs
1916–1934
Margaret Rebecca Scroggs
1919–1973
Glenn Davis Scroggs Jr.
1922–1970

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
28 December 1905
Clay, North Carolina, United States
children

(9)

    Norma Jessie Scroggs

    Female1907–Female

    Normal Scroggs

    Male1907–Male

    Hattie Angeline Scroggs

    Female1909–Female

    Male1911–1999Male

    Male1911–1987Male

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Robert Henry Sorrells

    Male1857–1923Male

    Harriet Angela Edwards

    Female1859–1926Female

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1886

Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage

Age 13

In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 19

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: patronymic from Sorrell .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Jessie A Scroggs in household of Glen D Scroggs, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Jessie Scroggs in household of Glenn Scroggs, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Jessie A Surrels in household of Robert H Surrels, "United States Census, 1900"

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