John Paul Jones Fife

16 November 1899–25 December 1975 (Age 76)
Tuscola, Douglas, Illinois, United States

The Life of John Paul Jones

When John Paul Jones Fife was born on 16 November 1899, in Tuscola, Douglas, Illinois, United States, his father, Robert Ezra Fife, was 36 and his mother, Etta Priscilla Jones, was 23. He had at least 2 daughters with Cora E Atkinson. He lived in Salt Creek Township, Reno, Kansas, United States for about 15 years and Nickerson, Reno, Kansas, United States in 1940. He died on 25 December 1975, at the age of 76, and was buried in Nickerson, Reno, Kansas, United States.

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John Paul Jones Fife
Cora E Atkinson
Donna Glee Fife
Melba Jeanne Fife

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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1910 · Boy Scouts of America

Age 11

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 20

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

Scottish: regional name from the former kingdom of Fife in East Scotland, a name of obscure etymology. Tradition has it that the name is derived from an eponymous Fib, one of the seven sons of Cruithne, legendary founding father of the Picts.

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

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Sources (3)

  • P J Fife, "Kansas State Census, 1925"
  • Paul J Fife in household of Robert E Fife, "Kansas State Census, 1915"
  • Paul J Fife, "United States Census, 1940"

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