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.
1914–
Jessie Kate Beckham
1913–2009

Spouse and Children

    Robert Walker Coffey Jr.

    Male1914–Male

    Female1913–2009Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

    Riley A Beckham

    Male1905–1996Male

    Clyde A Beckham

    Male1907–Male

    Female1908–1999Female

    Male1910–1990Male

    Mozelle Beckham

    Female1911–1980Female

+3 More Children

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.
1941

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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