Jesse Johnson Wylie

21 November 1880–15 June 1974 (Age 93)
Pinehill, Rusk, Texas, United States

The Life of Jesse Johnson

When Jesse Johnson Wylie was born on 21 November 1880, in Pinehill, Rusk, Texas, United States, his father, William E Wylie, was 35 and his mother, Mary Eveline Bullock, was 29. He married May Blanch Buckner on 24 December 1900. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Justice Precinct 7, Rusk, Texas, United States for about 30 years. He died on 15 June 1974, in Kilgore, Gregg, Texas, United States, at the age of 93.

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Family Time Line

Jesse Johnson Wylie
May Blanch Buckner
Marriage: 24 December 1900
Jesse Alvin Wylie
John Buckner Wylie
Pearl Wylie
William Allen Wylie
Cleo Wylie
Blanche Wylie
James W. Wylie
Jane Wylie

Spouse and Children

24 December 1900




    Pearl Wylie


    William Allen Wylie


    Cleo Wylie


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings


    Mary Eveline Bullock




World Events (8)

1881 · Construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway

Age 1

Grenville M. Dodge oversaw the construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway. Work began at Hodge Junction, and eventually extended to the New Mexico border by 1888. Service began on April 1, 1888, with trains travelling between Fort Worth and Denver.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1905 · Construction of the Praetorian Building

Age 25

Texas completed the construction of the Praetorian Building (Stone Plane Tower) in 1909. It was the first skyscraper in Texas and the Southwestern United States. The building had 15 stories and was 190 ft tall.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish and northern Irish: from a pet form of the personal name William .2 English: variant spelling of Wiley .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jessie J Wylie, "United States Census, 1930"
  • J J Wylie, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Jessie Wiley in household of William E Wiley, "United States Census, 1900"

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