Jessie Ruth Peavy

1894–1983 (Age 88)
Georgia, United States

The Life of Jessie Ruth

When Jessie Ruth Peavy was born on 22 October 1894, in Georgia, United States, her father, Robert Taylor Peavy, was 25 and her mother, Caroline Brewer, was 23. She married Charles Madison Peek in 1915, in Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia, United States for about 30 years. She died on 12 June 1983, in Georgia, United States, at the age of 88.

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Family Time Line

Jessie Ruth Peavy
Charles Madison Peek
Marriage: 1915
Nell R. Peek
Mary E. Peek
Charles Madison Peek Jr.
Carolyn E. Peek

Spouse & Children

  • Female1894–1983Female

  • Charles Madison Peek


Georgia, United States


Parents & Siblings



  • Mamie J Peavy


  • Female1894–1983Female

  • Thomas M Peavy


  • Robert Howard Peavy


  • Carl D Peavy


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1906 · The Atlanta Race Riot

Age 12

The Atlanta Race Riot of 1906 occurred on the evening of September 22 through September 24. A newspaper reported the rapes of four white women by African American men. Fueled by pre-existing racial tensions, these reports enraged white men who then arranged gangs to attack African American men. Over the next few days, several thousand white men joined in and in the end, 26 people were killed and many were injured.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 24

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

English or Scottish: unexplained.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Jessie R Peek, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Jessie R Peek in household of Charles M Peek, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Jessie R Peek in household of C M Peek, "United States Census, 1920"

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