Jessie Ellen Tarrants

1880–1951 (Age 71)
Marysville, Yuba, California, United States

The Life of Jessie Ellen

When Jessie Ellen Tarrants was born on 13 April 1880, in Marysville, Yuba, California, United States, her father, Charles Henry Tarrants, was 48 and her mother, Virgina G. Nelson, was 35. She married John Henry Crafts jr on 23 February 1899, in Red Bluff, Tehama, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Long Bar, Yuba, California, United States in 1900 and Judicial Township 1, Contra Costa, California, United States in 1940. She died on 11 April 1951, in Stanislaus, California, United States, at the age of 70.

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Jessie Ellen Tarrants
John Henry Crafts jr
Marriage: 23 February 1899
Bertha Mae Crafts

Spouse & Children

23 February 1899
Red Bluff, Tehama, California, United States


  • Bertha Mae Crafts


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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

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.
1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 11

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 20

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

Name Meaning

Variant of German and Dutch Arends .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Jessie Adams in household of George Adams, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Jessie E Crafts in household of John H Crafts, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Jessie Tarrants, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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