John Lincoln Hussey

23 March 1893–December 1967 (Age 74)
Cherry Valley, King, Washington Territory, United States

The Life of John Lincoln

When John Lincoln Hussey was born on 23 March 1893, in Cherry Valley, King, Washington Territory, United States, his father, John Charles Hussey, was 37 and his mother, Polly Elizabeth Young, was 28. He married Violet Lucile Gridley on 27 January 1917, in Pierce, Washington, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. He lived in Port Orchard, Kitsap, Washington, United States for about 20 years and Navy Yard City Election Precinct, Kitsap, Washington, United States in 1940. He died in December 1967, in Kitsap, Washington, United States, at the age of 74.

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John Lincoln Hussey
Violet Lucile Gridley
Marriage: 27 January 1917
Jack Abraham Hussey
James Gridley Hussey
Jesse Elbert Hussey
Thomas Earl Hussey

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27 January 1917
Pierce, Washington, United States


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

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.
1897 · Seattle Grows Quickly

Age 4

The Klondike gold rush started in 1896 in Canada, but by 1897 as miners started moving and following the gold it caused for Seattle to rapidly grow as more miners joined the search for gold.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 20

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hEodhusa ‘descendant of Eodhus’; this was the name of a bardic family associated with the Maguires of Fermanagh, also Anglicized as Oswell , Oswald .2 English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Houssaye in Seine-Maritime, so called from a collective noun from Old French hous ‘holly’.3 English: nickname for a woman who was mistress of her own household, from Middle English husewif (a compound of Old English hūs ‘house’ + wīf ‘woman’). It was not until the 17th century that this word acquired pejorative connotations.

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

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Sources (3)

  • John L Hussey, "United States Census, 1940"
  • John L Hussey, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Jack Hussey in household of Mrs. John C Hussey, "United States Census, 1920"

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