Jesse Earl Arnold

11 May 1897–29 October 1973 (Age 76)
Eglon, Preston, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Jesse Earl

When Jesse Earl Arnold was born on 11 May 1897, in Eglon, Preston, West Virginia, United States, his father, Albert Samuel Arnold, was 35 and his mother, Elizabeth Fike, was 31. He married Gladys Lou Kelley on 10 January 1920, in Hardy, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Old Fields, Hardy, West Virginia, United States in 1920 and Milroy Magisterial District, Grant, West Virginia, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1919. He died on 29 October 1973, in Petersburg, Grant, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Lahmansville Cemetery, Lahmansville, Grant, West Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jesse Earl Arnold
Gladys Lou Kelley
Marriage: 10 January 1920
Wanda E. Arnold
Aletha M Arnold
Arlyn S Arnold

Spouse and Children


    Gladys Lou Kelley


10 January 1920
Hardy, West Virginia, United States


    Wanda E. Arnold


    Aletha M Arnold


    Arlyn S Arnold


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

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.
1899 · USS Shubrick is Launched

Age 2

On March 11, 1899 the USS Shubrick was laid, on October 31, 1899 it was launched. The ship was named after William Branford Shubrick. It was sponsored by Miss Caroline Shubrick and commissioned in 1901 with Lt Allen M Cook in command.

Age 20

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

Saxon, Latin: Faithful to his honour, help in war, helping lord, powerful lord

Sources (3)

  • Jesse E Arnold, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Jessie E Arnold, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Jesse E Arnold in household of Albert S Arnold, "United States Census, 1920"

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