Jessie A. Tarrants

1888–1967 (Age 78)
Warren, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Jessie A.

When Jessie A. Tarrants was born on 2 August 1888, in Warren, Kentucky, United States, her father, Calvin Smith Tarrants, was 40 and her mother, Louisa Rebecca Stahl, was 35. She married Thomas J Shields on 27 July 1912, in Simpson, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States in 1920 and Bowling Green, Warren, Kentucky, United States for about 10 years. She died in 1967, at the age of 79.

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Jessie A. Tarrants
Thomas J Shields
Marriage: 27 July 1912
Pauline Virginia Shields

Spouse & Children

27 July 1912
Simpson, Kentucky, United States


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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.
1892 · The Radio is invented

Age 4

Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 21

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

Variant of German and Dutch Arends .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Jessie A Tairence in household of Calvin S Tairence, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Jessie Shields in household of Tom Shields, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Jessie Shields in household of Tom Shields, "United States Census, 1920"

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