Jessie Kate Beckham

2 December 1913–8 November 2009 (Age 96)
Hopkins, Texas, United States

The Life of Jessie Kate

When Jessie Kate Beckham was born on 2 December 1913, in Hopkins, Texas, United States, her father, John Alfred Beckham, was 37 and her mother, Lucy Roanna Sheppard, was 33. She married Robert Walker Coffey Jr. in November 0008. She lived in Sulphur Springs, Hopkins, Texas, United States in 1920 and Justice Precinct 1, Hopkins, Texas, United States in 1930. She died on 8 November 2009, in Hunt, Kerr, Texas, United States, at the age of 95.

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Family Time Line

Robert Walker Coffey Jr.
Jessie Kate Beckham

Spouse and Children

    Robert Walker Coffey Jr.



Parents and Siblings



    Riley A Beckham


    Clyde A Beckham




    Mozelle Beckham


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World Events (8)

1914 · Steamboat Service Established with New York

Age 1

Satilla was the first Deepwater Steamship to arrive at the port of Houston. This accomplishment successfully established a steamboat service between Houston and New York City.
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.

Age 28

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Norfolk named Beckham, from the Old English byname Becca ( see Beck 4) + Old English hām ‘homestead’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Jessie K Brekham in household of John A Brekham, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Jessie K Beckham in household of John A Beckham, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Kaye Coffey in entry for Nettie Lou Osbon, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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