J I Eslick

2 December 1927–13 September 1985 (Age 57)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of J I

When J I Eslick was born on 2 December 1927, in Tennessee, United States, his father, James Young Eslick, was 36 and his mother, Lema Olive Smartt, was 22. He lived in Lincoln, Tennessee, United States in 1935 and Civil District 1, Lincoln, Tennessee, United States in 1940. He died on 13 September 1985, in Fayetteville, Lincoln, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 57.

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James Young Eslick
Lema Olive Smartt
Thomas A Eslick
Everette Young Eslick
J I Eslick
Austin Oral Eslick

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    Austin Oral Eslick


    Everette Young Eslick


World Events (8)


Age 2

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.
1931 · The Parthenon is Built

Age 4

In 1931, a full scale replica of the Parthenon in Greece was erected in Nashville, Tennessee. The Parthenon was meant to be temporary, but became a permanent part of Tennessee culture. It also has a replica of the statue of Athena the Goddess of War.At the same time a city over Memphis built  giant pyramid replica to remind everyone what the city was named for. 
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 17

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

English (Devon and Cornwall): altered form of Eastlake, habitational name from Eastlake in Devon, named in Old English as ēast lacu ‘the eastern stream’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • J L Eslick in household of James Y Eslick, "United States Census, 1930"
  • J L Eslick in household of James ? Eslick, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Find a Grave

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