Jessie L. Pingrey

1908–April 1986 (Age 78)
Muscatine, Muscatine, Iowa, United States

The Life of Jessie L.

When Jessie L. Pingrey was born in 1908, in Muscatine, Muscatine, Iowa, United States, her father, Frank Deming Pingrey, was 39 and her mother, Louisa Bessie Watkins, was 32. She lived in Wapsinonoc Township, Muscatine, Iowa, United States in 1910 and Blaine Township, Ida, Iowa, United States in 1920. She died in April 1986, at the age of 78, and was buried in Ida Grove Cemetery, Ida Grove, Ida, Iowa, United States.

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Frank Deming Pingrey
Louisa Bessie Watkins
Gladis Adelaide Pingrey
May Olive Pingrey
Jessie L. Pingrey
Lee W Pingrey
Hilbert D. Pingrey
Eleanor Rachel Pingrey
George Hazen Pingrey

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World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 0

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.
1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

Age 5

The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.

Age 21

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Pingree .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Jessie L Pingrey in household of Frank D Pingrey, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Jessy L Pingrey in household of Frank D Pingrey, "United States Census, 1910"

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