Jesse Harley Kicklighter

15 April 1888–19 August 1954 (Age 66)
Glennville, Tattnall, Georgia, United States

The Life of Jesse Harley

When Jesse Harley Kicklighter was born on 15 April 1888, in Glennville, Tattnall, Georgia, United States, his father, Jesse Thomas Kicklighter, was 26 and his mother, Nancy Elizabeth Tatum, was 25. He married Weltha E. Anna Jones on 23 March 1910, in Glennville, Tattnall, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in District 1432, Tattnall, Georgia, United States for about 40 years. He died on 19 August 1954, at the age of 66, and was buried in Glennville, Tattnall, Georgia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jesse Harley Kicklighter
Weltha E. Anna Jones
Marriage: 23 March 1910
Thery Kicklighter
Wilma Kicklighter
Dwight Kicklighter
Wilma Ruth Kicklighter
Thelma Louise Kicklighter
Waldo Hughes Kicklighter
Nell Dean Kicklighter
Demery Jesse Kicklighter
Annette Kicklighter
Eugene Talmadge Kicklighter

Spouse and Children

23 March 1910
Glennville, Tattnall, Georgia, United States


+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Jesse Thomas Kicklighter


    Nancy Elizabeth Tatum




+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

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.
1893 · The Last Public Hanging in Georgia

Age 5

The last public hanging in Georgia was on September 28, 1893. The General Assembly prohibited public executions in December 1893. Prior to this law, Georgians commonly traveled to witness scheduled public executions.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 18

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Kückleiter, literally ‘chicken ladder’, probably a nickname for a chicken farmer.

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

Sources (3)

  • J Harley Kicklighter, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Harley J Kicklighter, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Harley Kicklighter, "United States Census, 1920"

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