Jessie Revere Killen

5 October 1922–5 August 1995 (Age 72)
Louisiana, United States

The Life of Jessie Revere

When Jessie Revere Killen was born on 5 October 1922, in Louisiana, United States, her father, Arthur Garfield Killen Sr, was 40 and her mother, Fannie Roberts, was 38. She lived in Ward Two, Winn, Louisiana, United States in 1940 and West Jefferson, Williams, Ohio, United States in 1964. She died on 5 August 1995, in Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, West Jefferson, Madison, Ohio, United States.

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Jessie Revere Killen

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    Bertha B Killen



    Ethel Gertrude Killen


    Arthur Garfield Killen Jr



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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 1

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1923 · Amendment of Equal Rights

Age 1

Is a proposed amendment to help guarantee equal legal rights for all citizens of the United States. Its main objective is to end legal distinctions between the two genders in terms of divorce, property, employment, and other legal matters. Even though it isn't the 28th Amendment yet, it has started conversations about the meaning of legal equality.
1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 20

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Coilín ‘son of Colin’. According to MacLysaght, the name was that of a gallowglass family from Scotland taken to Ireland by the O’Donnells.

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

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  • Jessie Killen in household of Fanny Killen, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Jessie R Killan in household of Arthur G Killan, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Jessie Revere Killen in entry for Thomas Lyle Killen, "Louisiana, Orleans Parish Vital Records, 1905-1913, 1955-1963"

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