Jesse Maude Magrath

3 December 1883–1 August 1957 (Age 73)
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States

The Life of Jesse Maude

When Jesse Maude Magrath was born on 3 December 1883, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, her father, James McGrath, was 25 and her mother, Bessie Maria Streng, was 25. She married Jonas Waffle on 17 April 1902, in Waukegan, Lake, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Harrison, Fayette Township, Vigo, Indiana, United States for about 10 years and Harrison Township, Vigo, Indiana, United States in 1940. She died on 1 August 1957, at the age of 73, and was buried in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jonas Waffle
Jesse Maude Magrath
Marriage: 17 April 1902
Eugene Melville Waffle

Spouse and Children

17 April 1902
Waukegan, Lake, Illinois, United States


    Eugene Melville Waffle


Parents and Siblings

    James McGrath


    Bessie Maria Streng







    Browning Magrath



    Gertrude B. Magrath


World Events (8)

1885 · The World's First Skyscraper

Age 2

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.

Age 3

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 20

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Name Meaning

Irish: variant of McGrath .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jessie M Waffle in household of Jonas Waffle, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Jessie M Waffles in household of James Waffles, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Maud Waffle in household of Joans Waffle, "United States Census, 1940"

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