Ernest Everett Just

Male14 August 1883–27 October 1941

Brief Life History of Ernest Everett

Ernest Everett Just was born on 14 August 1883, in Charleston, South Carolina, United States. He married Ethel W. Highwarden on 26 June 1912, in District of Columbia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He immigrated to New York City, New York, United States in 1940 and lived in St. Andrews Township, Charleston, South Carolina, United States in 1900. He died on 27 October 1941, in Washington, District of Columbia, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Lincoln Memorial Cemetery, Lincoln, Prince George's, Maryland, United States.

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Ernest Everett Just
Ethel W. Highwarden
Marriage: 26 June 1912
Margaret JUST
Highwarden Just
Maribel Just

Sources (22)

  • Ernest Just, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ernest E Just, "District of Columbia Marriages, 1811-1950"
  • Ernest Everett Just, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 June 1912District of Columbia, United States
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

    1887 · Monotype Type-Casting Machine

    Age 4

    June 7, 1887, Tolbert Lanston patented his Monotype machine. It typed individual characters instead of lines like the Linotype machine.

    1900 · Gold for Cash!

    Age 17

    This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Kurt, Erwin, Christoph, Ernst, Gerhart, Heinz, Helmut, Hildegarde, Horst, Otto, Reinhard, Reinhold.

    English, Scottish, German, Danish, Catalan, French, Polish, Czech, Slovak, Slovenian, Croatian, and Hungarian: from a personal name, from Latin Justus, from justus ‘just, upright’. There were several early Christian saints of this name, among them a 4th-century bishop of Lyon and a 6th-century bishop of Urgell in Catalonia. Compare Yust .

    English: occasionally perhaps from a nickname, whether French or English, meaning ‘the just one’.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Story Highlight

    Biography of Ernest Everett Just

    Scientist. He was a biologist, zoologist, physiologist and research scientist in the field of physical chemistry. Also a founder of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity at Howard University (November 17, 1911 …

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