Jessie Olive Carmichael

May 1875–3 February 1954 (Age 78)
Indiana, United States

The Life of Jessie Olive

When Jessie Olive Carmichael was born in May 1875, in Indiana, United States, her father, Solomon Ensley Carmichael, was 20 and her mother, Florence G Baker, was 16. She had at least 1 son and 3 daughters with Theodore Kingsley Willis. She lived in Greensburg, Decatur, Indiana, United States in 1910 and Fort Lauderdale, Broward, Florida, United States for about 10 years. She died on 3 February 1954, at the age of 78, and was buried in Fort Lauderdale, Broward, Florida, United States.

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Family Time Line

Theodore Kingsley Willis
Jessie Olive Carmichael
Dorothy Willis
Florence E Willis
Miriam Willis
Robert Charles Willis

Spouse and Children



    Dorothy Willis


    Florence E Willis


    Miriam Willis


    Robert Charles Willis


Parents and Siblings

    Solomon Ensley Carmichael


    Florence G Baker




World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

Age 16

Historical Boundaries - 1891: Dade, Florida, United States; 1915: Broward, Florida, United States
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 21

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.

Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from Carmichael in Lanarkshire, from British caer ‘fort’ + the personal name Michael .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jessie O Willis, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Jessie L Willis in household of Theodore K Willis, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Jessie O Willis in household of Theodore K Willis, "United States Census, 1910"

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