Jessie Lee Brewer

19 November 1918–31 May 1995 (Age 76)
Wellington, Collingsworth, Texas, United States

The Life of Jessie Lee

When Jessie Lee Brewer was born on 19 November 1918, in Wellington, Collingsworth, Texas, United States, her father, George Harrison Brewer, was 29 and her mother, Dennie May Gragg, was 27. She married Pleas Edward Trimble on 30 June 1940, in Harmon, Oklahoma, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Justice Precinct 1, Collingsworth, Texas, United States in 1940. She died on 31 May 1995, in Amarillo, Potter, Texas, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Wellington, Collingsworth, Texas, United States.

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Pleas Edward Trimble
Jessie Lee Brewer
Marriage: 30 June 1940
Stanton Guy Trimble

Spouse and Children

30 June 1940
Harmon, Oklahoma, United States


    Stanton Guy Trimble


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World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Age 11

Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.

Age 23

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for a brewer of beer or ale, from an agent derivative of Old English brēowan ‘to brew’. Compare Brewster .2 English (of Norman origin): anglicized form of French Bruyère ( see Bruyere ), habitational name from a place so called in Calvados, France.3 Translation of Dutch Brouwer , German Brauer or Breuer , etc., all occupational names meaning ‘brewer’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jassie L Brewer in household of George H Brewer, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Jessie Brewer in household of George H Brewer, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Jessie Lee Brewer, "Oklahoma, County Marriages, 1890-1995"

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