Child Jessup

1891–
Indiana, United States

The Life of Child

When Child Jessup was born in 1891, in Indiana, United States, her father, William Jessup, was 30 and her mother, Martha May Shields, was 20.

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William Jessup
1861–1941
Martha May Shields
1871–1896
Ray Jessup
1883–
Roy Jessup
1885–
Child Jessup
1887–
Stella Jessup
1887–
Charlie Jessup
1889–
Child Jessup
1889–
Child Jessup
1891–
Lafe Jessup
1891–
Ray Earl Jessup
1893–1961
Roy Jessup
1895–
Dolly Jessup
1897–

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World Events (3)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

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.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 7

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 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 15

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.

Name Meaning

English: from the personal name, a variant of Joseph , representing the usual pronunciation of the name in the Middle Ages.

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

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