John Weslie Poe

22 October 1888–4 November 1964 (Age 76)
Silverton, Briscoe, Texas, United States

The Life of John Weslie

When John Weslie Poe was born on 22 October 1888, in Silverton, Briscoe, Texas, United States, his father, Charles Weslie Poe, was 30 and his mother, Julia H Welch, was 11. He married Angie Aureba Comfort Brooks on 3 January 1916, in Silverton, Briscoe, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons. He lived in Tucumcari, Quay, New Mexico, United States in 1930 and Election Precinct 2 Belen, Valencia, New Mexico, United States in 1940. He died on 4 November 1964, in National City, San Diego, California, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in San Diego, San Diego, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Weslie Poe
Angie Aureba Comfort Brooks
Marriage: 3 January 1916
Brice Poe
Joe Weslie Poe
Bruce Poe
John Poe Jr.
Arnold Brooks Poe
Jesse Darrell Poe
Dale Eugene Poe

Spouse and Children

3 January 1916
Silverton, Briscoe, Texas, United States


    Brice Poe


    Joe Weslie Poe


    Bruce Poe




+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings



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.

Age 2

Historical Boundaries: 1890: Briscoe, Texas, United States
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 20

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Name Meaning

English: nickname from Old Norse ‘peacock’ ( see Peacock ). This surname is also established in Ireland.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • John W Poe, "United States Census, 1940"
  • John W Poe in household of Charles W Poe, "United States Census, 1910"
  • John W Poe in household of Charles W Poe, "United States Census, 1910"

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