Jessie Jane Blakemore

19 September 1894–November 1977 (Age 83)
Canehill, Washington, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Jessie Jane

When Jessie Jane Blakemore was born on 19 September 1894, in Canehill, Washington, Arkansas, United States, her father, Lee Douglas Blakemore, was 40 and her mother, Martha Lee Hodges, was 27. She married Levi Gano Xeniou Adair on 26 May 1927, in Nowata, Oklahoma, United States. She lived in Prairie Grove, Washington, Arkansas, United States in 1910 and Adair, Oklahoma, United States in 1920. She died in November 1977, in Aurora, Adams, Colorado, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Olinger Eastlawn Cemetery, Aurora, Adams, Colorado, United States.

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Family Time Line

Levi Gano Xeniou Adair
Jessie Jane Blakemore
Marriage: 26 May 1927

Spouse and Children

26 May 1927
Nowata, Oklahoma, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Lee Douglas Blakemore


    Martha Lee Hodges




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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

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.
1901 · City Hall Built

Age 7

The Old Colorado Springs city Hall was built between 1901-1905. It was in use until 1997. The historical building was designed by Thomas Barber and Thomas MacLaren.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 22

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Blackmore .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jessie Blakemore in household of Lee Blakemore, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Jessie J Adair in household of Levi S Adair, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Jessie J Daugherty in household of Walter D Daugherty, "United States Census, 1920"

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