Jessie Mae Lore

1913–2008 (Age 95)
Bonne Terre, St. Francois, Missouri, United States

The Life of Jessie Mae

When Jessie Mae Lore was born on 14 May 1913, in Bonne Terre, St. Francois, Missouri, United States, her father, William Henry Lore, was 47 and her mother, Rosa Belle Thornton, was 35. She had at least 2 daughters with William Summers Ramsey. She lived in Cape Girardeau, Cape Girardeau, Missouri, United States in 1940. She died on 23 April 2008, in De Soto, Jefferson, Missouri, United States, at the age of 94, and was buried in Festus, Jefferson, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jessie Mae Lore
William Summers Ramsey
Thelma Ramsey
Regina "Gina" Lynn Ramsey

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  • Female1940–2000Female

  • Regina "Gina" Lynn Ramsey


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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 3

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1931 · The Bagnell Dam and Lake of the Ozarks

Age 18

The Bagnell Dam on the Osage River was completed in 1931. The dam was built to generate hydroelectric power to the Osage Power Plant. The building of the dam created Lake of the Ozarks, one of the largest man-made lakes in the world, and over 1,000 miles of shoreline.

Age 28

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 French (Loré): habitational name from Loré in Orne.2 Dutch (de Lore): metonymic occupational name for a rag merchant, from Middle Dutch lore, luere ‘rag’.3 Hungarian (Lőre): from a pet form of the personal name Lőrinc ( see Lorincz ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Jessie Ramsey in household of William S Ramsey, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Jessie M Lore in household of William H Lore, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Jessie Mae Lore Arndt, "Find A Grave Index"

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