Jessie Maude Westbrook

23 September 1878–26 September 1926 (Age 48)
Greenville Township, Darke, Ohio, United States

The Life of Jessie Maude

When Jessie Maude Westbrook was born on 23 September 1878, in Greenville Township, Darke, Ohio, United States, her father, Charles Edward Westbrook, was 45 and her mother, Margaret Alfaretta Genung, was 30. She married William Walter Nusbaum on 3 September 1896, in Peabody, Marion, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons. She lived in Peabody, Marion, Kansas, United States in 1880 and Boise, Ada, Idaho, United States for about 10 years. She died on 26 September 1926, in La Grande, Union, Oregon, United States, at the age of 48.

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William Walter Nusbaum
Jessie Maude Westbrook
Marriage: 3 September 1896
Dean Nusbaum
Vern Nusbaum
Keith Nusbaum
Dean E. Nusbaum
Walter Verne Nusbaum
Wayne Dale Nusbaum

Spouse and Children

3 September 1896
Peabody, Marion, Kansas, United States


    Dean Nusbaum


    Vern Nusbaum



    Dean E. Nusbaum



+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Charles Edward Westbrook


    Margaret Alfaretta Genung




World Events (8)

1880 · The Great Gale of 1880

Age 2

The Great Gale of 1880 was a severe snow and wind storm that devastated parts of Oregon and Washington on January 9, 1880. The extratropical cyclone caused tides to rise seven feet, gale force winds, and snow accumulations of up to 18 inches.  
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

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.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 18

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from any of various places named Westbrook, for example in Berkshire, Kent, and the Isle of Wight, from Old English west ‘west’ + brōc ‘brook’.2 Altered spelling of Dutch Westbroek, a habitational name from a place so named near Utrecht.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jessie Nusbaum in household of Elizabeth Nusbaum, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Jessie W Nusbaum in household of William Nusbaum, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Jassie Westbrook in household of Chas Westrook, "United States Census, 1880"

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