Jennie Lee Bowers

Female9 September 1904–11 October 1998

Brief Life History of Jennie Lee

When Jennie Lee Bowers was born on 9 September 1904, in Murfreesboro, Rutherford, Tennessee, United States, her father, William Henry Bowers, was 35 and her mother, Melissa Agnes Nisbett, was 26. She married Roy Edris McMillan on 9 January 1927, in Rutherford, Tennessee, United States. She lived in Civil District 16, Rutherford, Tennessee, United States in 1940 and Rutherford, Tennessee, United States in 1950. She died on 11 October 1998, in Murfreesboro, Rutherford, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 94, and was buried in Coleman Cemetery, Murfreesboro, Rutherford, Tennessee, United States.

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Roy Edris McMillan
Jennie Lee Bowers
Marriage: 9 January 1927

Sources (8)

  • Jenny L McMillan, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Jennie Lee Bowers, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
  • Jennie L Mcmillan, "United States Social Security Death Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 January 1927Rutherford, Tennessee, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (8)

    1906 · Saving Food Labels

    Age 2

    The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

    1906 · Licencing Butchers

    Age 2

    A law that makes it a crime to misbrand meat being sold as food, and ensures that the meat is slaughtered and processed under sanitary conditions.


    Age 25

    13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Bower , with plural or post-medieval excrescent -s.

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

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