Jesse Prewett MacDonald

Male12 February 1896–7 October 1945

Brief Life History of Jesse Prewett

When Jesse Prewett MacDonald was born on 12 February 1896, in Quitman, Georgia, United States, his father, John Henry Wilkes, was 25 and his mother, Eudora Lee Prewett, was 27. He married Alice Mebane McNaughton on 31 January 1922, in Imperial, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He lived in Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States in 1910 and Miami, Dade, Florida, United States in 1935. He died on 7 October 1945, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 49.

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Family Time Line

Jesse Prewett MacDonald
Alice Mebane McNaughton
Marriage: 31 January 1922
Jesse Naughton MacDonald
David Mebane MacDonald
Samuel L Macdonald

Sources (11)

  • Jesse P Mcdonald in household of John H Wilkes, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Jesse Prewitt MacDonald, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • Jesse P Mac Donald, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    31 January 1922Imperial, California, United States
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (1)

    World Events (8)

    1898 · War with the Spanish

    Age 2

    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.

    1906 · The Atlanta Race Riot

    Age 10

    The Atlanta Race Riot of 1906 occurred on the evening of September 22 through September 24. A newspaper reported the rapes of four white women by African American men. Fueled by pre-existing racial tensions, these reports enraged white men who then arranged gangs to attack African American men. Over the next few days, several thousand white men joined in and in the end, 26 people were killed and many were injured.

    1910 · The BSA is Made

    Age 14

    Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish: see McDonald .

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

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