Jessie Woodrow Wilson

28 August 1887–15 January 1933 (Age 45)
Gainesville, Hall, Georgia, United States

The Life Summary of Jessie Woodrow

When Jessie Woodrow Wilson was born on 28 August 1887, in Gainesville, Hall, Georgia, United States, her father, President Thomas Woodrow Wilson, was 30 and her mother, Ellen Louise Axson, was 27. She married Francis Bowes Sayre on 25 November 1913, in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Princeton, Mercer, New Jersey, United States in 1900. She died on 15 January 1933, in Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 45.

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Family Time Line

Francis Bowes Sayre
Jessie Woodrow Wilson
Marriage: 25 November 1913
Francis Bowes Sayre Jr.
Eleanor Axson Sayre
Woodrow Wilson Sayre

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 November 1913Washington, District of Columbia, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 3
    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.
    1893 · The Last Public Hanging in Georgia
    Age 6
    The last public hanging in Georgia was on September 28, 1893. The General Assembly prohibited public executions in December 1893. Prior to this law, Georgians commonly traveled to witness scheduled public executions.
    1900 · Gold for Cash!
    Age 13
    This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

    Name Meaning

    English, Scottish, and northern Irish: patronymic from the personal name Will , a very common medieval short form of William .

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

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    Sources (33)

    • Jessie Sayre in household of Francis Sayre, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Jessica W Wilson in household of Woodrow Wilson, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Jessie W Wilson in household of Woodrow Wilson, "United States Census, 1910"

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