George Cleveland Jeter

3 November 1884–1 December 1955 (Age 71)
Kaufman, Kaufman, Texas, United States

The Life of George Cleveland

When George Cleveland Jeter was born on 3 November 1884, in Kaufman, Kaufman, Texas, United States, his father, Francis Shackelford Jeter, was 33 and his mother, Elmina Manerva Ramsey, was 32. He married Ola Elizabeth Bruner on 28 November 1909, in Kaufman, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Kaufman, Texas, United States in 1920 and Justice Precinct 5, Kaufman, Texas, United States for about 10 years. He died on 1 December 1955, in Kemp, Kaufman, Texas, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Kemp, Kaufman, Texas, United States.

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George Cleveland Jeter
Ola Elizabeth Bruner
Marriage: 28 November 1909
Arvel D Jeter
Orville Jeter

Spouse and Children

28 November 1909
Kaufman, Texas, United States



    Orville Jeter


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World Events (8)


Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 10

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 19

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Name Meaning

1 French: perhaps a variant of Jetté ( see Jette ).2 Perhaps also German, a variant of Jetter . Compare Yater .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • G C Jeter, "United States Census, 1920"
  • G C Jeter, "United States Census, 1940"
  • George C Jeter, "United States Census, 1930"

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