Jesse Whichard

1902–6 March 1953 (Age 51)
Hancock, Mississippi, United States

The Life of Jesse

When Jesse Whichard was born in 1902, in Hancock, Mississippi, United States, her father, Henry Young Whichard, was 49 and her mother, Violetti Roseleni Lott, was 41. She died on 6 March 1953, in Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States, at the age of 51, and was buried in Pearlington, Hancock, Mississippi, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Young Whichard
1853–1906
Violetti Roseleni Lott
1861–1912
Arthur Whichard
1881–1893
Geneva Winchard
1884–1975
Henrietta Whichard
1885–1962
Sarah Whichard
1887–
Gladys Marguerite Whitchard
1891–1980
Martha Isabelle Whichard
1893–1945
Oneta Whichard
1896–1980
Viola Whichard
1898–
Jesse Whichard
1902–1953

Parents and Siblings

    Henry Young Whichard

    Male1853–1906Male

    Violetti Roseleni Lott

    Female1861–1912Female

siblings

(9)

    Arthur Whichard

    Male1881–1893Male

    Female1884–1975Female

    Henrietta Whichard

    Female1885–1962Female

    Sarah Whichard

    Female1887–Female

    Female1891–1980Female

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 0

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1907 · Boll Weevil Destroys Most the Cotton Crop

Age 5

When the boll weevil threatened most the Mississippi Delta, it put the state’s cotton crop in peril. By the time the boll weevil reached Mississippi it had already destroyed four million bales of cotton. This added up to $238 million at the time or about 6 billion in present day. The boll weevil depends on cotton for every stage of its life.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 14

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.

Name Meaning

Origin unidentified; perhaps an Americanized spelling of German Wichardt, from the personal name Wīkhart ‘warrior’.

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

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  • copy of death certificate for Jesse Whichard Aldridge
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