William Jesse Page

Humphreys, Tennessee, United States

The Life of William Jesse

When William Jesse Page was born in 1827, in Humphreys, Tennessee, United States, his father, William Page, was 50 and his mother, Nancy Emaline Foster, was 46. He married Sarah E Smith on 4 November 1852, in Blount, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Tillottson's Magisterial District, Henderson, Kentucky, United States in 1880. He died before 1927, in United States, at the age of 99.

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William Jesse Page
Sarah E Smith
Marriage: 4 November 1852
Robert T Page

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4 November 1852
Blount, Tennessee, United States


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World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 3

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1835 · The Hermitage is Built

Age 8

The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.

Age 34

Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.

Name Meaning

1 English, Scottish, and French: status name for a young servant, Middle English and Old French page (from Italian paggio, ultimately from Greek paidion, diminutive of pais ‘boy’, ‘child’). The surname is also common in Ireland (especially Ulster and eastern Galway), having been established there since the 16th century.2 North German: metonymic occupational name for a horse dealer, from Middle Low German page ‘horse’.3 (Pagé): North American form of French Paget .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Jesse Page in household of William Page, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Wm J Page, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Wm J. Page, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"

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