Jesse Agee

about January 1832–after 1900 (Age 68)
Campbell, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Jesse

When Jesse Agee was born about January 1832, in Campbell, Tennessee, United States, his father, James Agee, was 43 and his mother, Elizabeth Tudor, was 39. He married Elizabeth F Madden on 21 November 1850, in Campbell, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Patoka Township, Pike, Indiana, United States in 1870 and Lockhart Township, Pike, Indiana, United States in 1880. He died after 1900, in Campbell, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 69.

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Jesse Agee
Elizabeth F Madden
Marriage: 21 November 1850
Sarah Jane Agee
Theodore Agee
Josephine Agee
Florence Agee
George Clarence Agee
Mary E. Agee
Margaret Agee
Theodocia Earnest Agee
Alice Agee
James C. Agee
Guy Agee

Spouse and Children

21 November 1850
Campbell, Tennessee, United States


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World Events (8)

1832 · The Black Hawk War

Age 0

Convinced that a group of Native American tribes were hostile, The United States formed a frontier militia to stop them in their tracks. Even though Black Hawk was hoping to avoid bloodshed while trying to resettle on tribal land, U.S. officials opened fire on the Native Americans. Black Hawk then responded to this confrontation by successfully attacking the militia at the Battle of Stillman's Run and then left northward. After a few months the militia caught up with Black Hawk and his men and defeated them at the Battle of Wisconsin Heights. While being weakened by hunger, injuries and desertion, Black Hawk and the rest of the many native survivors retreated towards the Mississippi. Unfortunately, Black Hawk and other leaders were later captured when they surrendered to the US forces and were then imprisoned for a year.
1835 · The Hermitage is Built

Age 3

The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.

Age 29

Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.

Name Meaning

French (Huguenot): of uncertain origin. Perhaps a variant of Ajean, i.e. (enfant) à Jean ‘(child) of John’ ( see Agent ), or of Ager .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jesse Agee, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Jessee Agee in household of Elizabeth Agee, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Jesse Agee, "United States Census, 1860"

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