Jefferson Thomas Arant

1895–1980 (Age 85)
Marshall, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Jefferson Thomas

When Jefferson Thomas Arant was born on 29 January 1895, in Marshall, Kentucky, United States, his father, John L. Arant, was 35 and his mother, Mary Adeline Grubbs, was 31. He married Lena E Riley on 18 July 1917, in Massac, Illinois, United States. He lived in Magisterial District 3, Marshall, Kentucky, United States in 1900. He died on 8 November 1980, in Phelps, Missouri, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Lemay, St. Louis, Missouri, United States.

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Jefferson Thomas Arant
Lena E Riley
Marriage: 18 July 1917

Spouse & Children

18 July 1917
Massac, Illinois, United States

Parents & Siblings

  • John L. Arant


  • Mary Adeline Grubbs




  • James Alfred Arant


  • Laura Albintine Arant


  • Male1888–1960Male

  • Ella D. Arant


  • Female1893–1975Female

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1900 · Governor Shot

Age 5

On January 30, 1900 Governor William Goebel of Kentucky was assassinated. He took a bullet to the chest, outside the Old State Capitol. He died on February 3, 1900.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 23

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

German: variant of Arndt .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Jeff Arant in household of Mary A Arant, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Jefferson T Arant, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Jefferson T Arant in household of Mollie A Arant, "United States Census, 1900"

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