Jesse Eva Whisman

Female11 October 1877–16 August 1945

Brief Life History of Jesse Eva

When Jesse Eva Whisman was born on 11 October 1877, in Tipton, Indiana, United States, her father, Edmund Perry Whisman Sr, was 32 and her mother, Cynthia Ann Thatcher, was 29. She married Omer Elsworth Davis on 24 December 1898, in Hamilton, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in White River Township, Hamilton, Indiana, United States for about 10 years and Anderson Township, Madison, Indiana, United States in 1940. She died on 16 August 1945, in Anderson, Madison, Indiana, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Arcadia, Jackson Township, Hamilton, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Omer Elsworth Davis
Jesse Eva Whisman
Marriage: 24 December 1898
Roy Floyd Davis
Orville Kenneth Davis
Wayne Arthur Davis
Pauline G Davis
Perry Mordic Davis
Frank J. Davis
Joseph Peter Davis
Mabel Catherine Davis
Jesse O'Neal Davis

Sources (17)

  • Jesse E Wisman in household of Edmon Wisman, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Eva Whisman - Government record: birth: 11 October 1877; Tipton, Indiana, United States
  • Eva Whisman, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

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  • Marriage
    24 December 1898Hamilton, Indiana, United States
  • Children (9)

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    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 4

    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

    Age 5

    A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 19

    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    Name Meaning

    Origin undetermined.

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

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