Jesse Carleton Otis

Male13 June 1899–8 December 1988

Brief Life History of Jesse Carleton

When Jesse Carleton Otis was born on 13 June 1899, in Poplar Ridge, Cayuga, New York, United States, his father, Jesse McKeel Otis, was 35 and his mother, Edith Lydia Hussey, was 23. He married Deborah Stratton on 1 November 1930, in Chester, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Scipio, Cayuga, New York, United States for about 40 years and Scipio Center, Cayuga, New York, United States for about 1 years. He died on 8 December 1988, in Ledyard, Cayuga, New York, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Poplar Ridge, Cayuga, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jesse Carleton Otis
1899–1988
Deborah Stratton
1899–1982
Marriage: 1 November 1930
Mary Elizabeth Otis
1931–2021
Edith Ann Otis
1936–
Dillwyn Jesse Otis
1943–

Sources (13)

  • J Carleton Otis, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Jesse Carleton Otis, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"
  • Jessie Carldon or Carleton Otis, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 November 1930Chester, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (3)

    World Events (8)

    1900 · Gold for Cash!

    Age 1

    This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

    1917 · Women Given the Right to Vote in New York

    Age 18

    Voters in New York approve a bill giving women the right to vote. This is passed three years prior to the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution which allowed women to vote nationwide.

    1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

    Age 24

    Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Oates . This name is very common in America, but now rare in Britain.

    History: John Otis emigrated from England in 1631 to Hingham, MA; he had many prominent descendants. His great grandson, James Otis (1725–83), was a Boston lawyer who played a major role in the development of opposition to the British crown and the establishment of the Fourth Amendment. Another descendant was Elisha Graves Otis (1811–61), inventor of the elevator, who was born on his father's farm at Halifax, Windham County, VT.

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

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