Jessie Adair Books

24 December 1886–21 June 1975 (Age 88)
Altoona, Blair, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Jessie Adair

When Jessie Adair Books was born on 24 December 1886, in Altoona, Blair, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, William E. Books, was 22 and her mother, Lillian Mae Bohn, was 21. She married James Thomas Berry on 19 May 1909, in Altoona, Blair, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Logan Township, Blair, Pennsylvania, United States in 1920. She died on 21 June 1975, in Altoona, Blair, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Altoona, Blair, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Thomas Berry
1883–1949
Jessie Adair Books
1886–1975
Marriage: 19 May 1909
Martin H. Berry
1909–1977
Lillian Mae Berry
1911–1959
James William Berry
1918–1919
Robert Thomas Berry
1920–1920
David H. Berry
1921–1971
Richard D. Berry
1923–2015
H. Duane Berry
1925–
Paul Berry
1929–1929
Gene B. Berry
1932–2010

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
19 May 1909
Altoona, Blair, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(9)

    Male1909–1977Male

    Lillian Mae Berry

    Female1911–1959Female

    James William Berry

    Male1918–1919Male

    Robert Thomas Berry

    Male1920–1920Male

    Male1921–1971Male

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Male1864–1953Male

    Lillian Mae Bohn

    Female1865–1926Female

siblings

(5)

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 19

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 24

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: derivative of Boock .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Jessie Berry in household of James T Berry, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Jessie A Berry in household of James T Berry, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Jessie A Berry in household of James T Berry, "United States Census, 1920"

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