Jesse James Dean

1 September 1897–28 January 1995 (Age 97)
Pickens, Georgia, United States

The Life of Jesse James

When Jesse James Dean was born on 1 September 1897, in Pickens, Georgia, United States, his father, James Washington Dean, was 28 and his mother, Nancy Jane Reynolds, was 19. He married Lillie Mae Goodson on 13 October 1918, in Pickens, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Ludville, Pickens, Georgia, United States for about 20 years and Miami, Miami-Dade, Florida, United States for about 10 years. He died on 28 January 1995, in Pickens, Georgia, United States, at the age of 97.

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Family Time Line

Jesse James Dean
Lillie Mae Goodson
Marriage: 13 October 1918
Herbert V Dean
Fred Lee Dean
Jessie james Dean Jr.
Pauline Dean
Roy G Dean

Spouse and Children

13 October 1918
Pickens, Georgia, United States


    Herbert V Dean


    Fred Lee Dean


    Jessie james Dean Jr.


    Pauline Dean


    Roy G Dean


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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1906 · The Atlanta Race Riot

Age 9

The Atlanta Race Riot of 1906 occurred on the evening of September 22 through September 24. A newspaper reported the rapes of four white women by African American men. Fueled by pre-existing racial tensions, these reports enraged white men who then arranged gangs to attack African American men. Over the next few days, several thousand white men joined in and in the end, 26 people were killed and many were injured.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 26

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name from Middle English dene ‘valley’ (Old English denu), or a habitational name from any of several places in various parts of England named Dean, Deane, or Deen from this word. In Scotland this is a habitational name from Den in Aberdeenshire or Dean in Ayrshire.2 English: occupational name for the servant of a dean or nickname for someone thought to resemble a dean. A dean was an ecclesiastical official who was the head of a chapter of canons in a cathedral. The Middle English word deen is a borrowing of Old French d(e)ien, from Latin decanus (originally a leader of ten men, from decem ‘ten’), and thus is a cognate of Deacon .3 Irish: variant of Deane .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jesse J Dean, "Florida State Census, 1945"
  • Jessie J Deans, "Florida State Census, 1935"
  • James Dean in household of James Dean, "United States Census, 1900"

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