Katherine Lee Jones

15 January 1919–12 June 1995 (Age 76)
Kentucky, United States

The Life of Katherine Lee

When Katherine Lee Jones was born on 15 January 1919, in Kentucky, United States, her father, Lewis Jones, was 34 and her mother, Nellie Jane Watson, was 30. She died on 12 June 1995, in Rockwood, Roane, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 76.

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Family Time Line

James Robert Alexander
1916–2006
Katherine Lee Jones
1919–1995

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

    Male1884–1965Male

    Nellie Jane Watson

    Female1888–1982Female

siblings

(7)

    Clyde Jones

    Male1910–Male

    Emmett Jones

    Male1912–1975Male

    Female1919–1995Female

    Ira Jones

    MaleMale

    James Otis Jones

    MaleMale

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1926 · Mammoth Cave is Discovered

Age 7

In 1926, in central Kentucky, Mammoth Cave was discovered. It dates back to Mississippian times and consists of over four hundred miles of passageway. On July 1, 1941, the cave was made a National Park.
1931 · The Parthenon is Built

Age 12

In 1931, a full scale replica of the Parthenon in Greece was erected in Nashville, Tennessee. The Parthenon was meant to be temporary, but became a permanent part of Tennessee culture. It also has a replica of the statue of Athena the Goddess of War.At the same time a city over Memphis built  giant pyramid replica to remind everyone what the city was named for. 
1942 · Atomic Energy Plant at Oak Ridge

Age 23

The atomic energy plant that was built in Oak RIdge, Tennessee. The land was acquired secretly by the government in order to help with the Manhattan Project. The Uranium for the project was housed in the facility.

Name Meaning

English and Welsh: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Jon(e) ( see John ). The surname is especially common in Wales and southern central England. In North America this name has absorbed various cognate and like-sounding surnames from other languages. (For forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 ).

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

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