Joe Lee Aishman

26 August 1881–8 November 1954 (Age 73)
Comyn, Comanche, Texas, United States

The Life of Joe Lee

When Joe Lee Aishman was born on 26 August 1881, in Comyn, Comanche, Texas, United States, his father, Thomas Jefferson Aishman, was 37 and his mother, Mary Jane Cargile, was 21. He married Linnie Alice Wheat on 16 June 1904, in Comanche, Comanche, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Justice Precinct 5, Comanche, Texas, United States in 1920. He died on 8 November 1954, in Altus, Jackson, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Warren, Jackson, Oklahoma, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joe Lee Aishman
Linnie Alice Wheat
Marriage: 16 June 1904
Loys Edward Aishman
Charles Plemon Aishman
Weaver Thomas Aishman
Ethel Lynn Aishman

Spouse and Children

16 June 1904
Comanche, Comanche, Texas, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Jefferson Aishman


    Mary Jane Cargile




+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 1

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 13

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.
1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

Age 20

"Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."

Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a joiner, from German Tisch ‘table’ + Mann ‘man’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Joe T Aishman, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Joe Aishman in entry for Weaver Thomas Aishman, "Texas, Comanche County Records, 1858-1955"
  • Joe Aishman in entry for Charles Plemon Aishman, "Texas, Comanche County Records, 1858-1955"

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