Jessie Opal Mcgrew

14 January 1909–22 December 1973 (Age 64)
Linton, Greene, Indiana, United States

The Life of Jessie Opal

When Jessie Opal Mcgrew was born on 14 January 1909, in Linton, Greene, Indiana, United States, her father, Leander Reed McGrew, was 27 and her mother, Nancy Emiline Price, was 20. She married Chester W. Bohannon on 24 December 1928, in Shelby, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. She lived in Addison Township, Shelby, Indiana, United States in 1920 and Clark Township, Johnson, Indiana, United States in 1940. She died on 22 December 1973, in Shelbyville, Shelby, Indiana, United States, at the age of 64.

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Family Time Line

Chester W. Bohannon
Jessie Opal Mcgrew
Marriage: 24 December 1928
Eileen Bohannon
Norma Jean Bohannon
Shirley Ann Bohannon

Spouse and Children

24 December 1928
Shelby, Indiana, United States


    Eileen Bohannon



    Shirley Ann Bohannon


Parents and Siblings





    John Manford McGrew


    Francis Volentine “Skeet” Mcgrew


    Leander Edward McGrew


+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 1

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.
1910 · The Mann Act

Age 1

This Act makes engaging in transport of any woman for any immoral purpose, prostitution, illegal. Its primary intent was to address prostitution, immorality, and human trafficking, particularly where trafficking was for the purposes of prostitution.

Age 18

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

Irish: altered form of Mulgrew .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jessie O Mcgrew in household of Leander R Mcgrew, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Opal Bohannon in household of Chester Bohannon, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Jessie O Mcgrew in household of Leander R Mcgrew, "United States Census, 1920"

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