John William Jex

5 October 1867–28 April 1940 (Age 72)
Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of John William

When John William Jex was born on 5 October 1867, in Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States, his father, William Jex, was 36 and his mother, Eliza Goodson, was 41. He married Emily Hedquist on 22 March 1893, in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in World in 1930 and Payson Ward 2, Utah, Utah, United States in 1940. He died on 28 April 1940, in Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Spanish Fork City Cemetery, Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States.

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John William Jex
Emily Hedquist
Marriage: 22 March 1893
Alexander John Jex
Anna Louise Jex
Horace Howlett Jex
Francis Hedquist Jex
Elva Jex
Clifford Hyrum Jex
Ludvic Gordon Jex
William Reed Jex

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 March 1893Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1868 · Impeach the President!
    Age 1
    Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.
    1868 · The Fourteenth Amendment
    Age 1
    As one of the Reconstruction Amendments, the Fourteenth Amendment addresses the rights and protections that all citizens of the United States have. The amendment also limits actions of state and local officials in all states.
    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 23
    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

    Name Meaning

    English (Norfolk and Suffolk): variant of Jacks .German: perhaps a patronymic from the personal name Jeck . Compare Jax .

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

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    Sources (45)

    • John W Jex in entry for Unknown, "Utah, County Birth and Death Records,1892-1951"
    • John William Jex, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • John W. Jex in entry for Horace H. Jex and Jennie Lewis, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"

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