Jesse Lee Tatham

1865–1951 (Age 86)
Rusk, Cherokee, Texas, United States

The Life of Jesse Lee

When Jesse Lee Tatham was born on 25 October 1865, in Rusk, Cherokee, Texas, United States, her father, Jonathan Franklin Tatham, was 35 and her mother, Sarah A Francis, was 18. She married Hyrum Wightman Newman on 20 December 1883, in Cherokee, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 daughters. She lived in Justice Precinct 1, San Saba, Texas, United States in 1880 and Justice Precinct 1, Cherokee, Texas, United States in 1900. She died on 18 December 1951, at the age of 86, and was buried in Rusk, Cherokee, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jesse Lee Tatham
Hyrum Wightman Newman
Marriage: 20 December 1883
Maudella Newman
Hallie Newman
Ola Louise Newman
Anne N Newman
Elsie Newman

Spouse & Children

  • Female1865–1951Female

  • Hyrum Wightman Newman


20 December 1883
Cherokee, Texas, United States


Parents & Siblings



  • Female1865–1951Female

  • Charles Francis Tatham


  • Female1870–1959Female

  • Frances Lillian Tatham


  • Female1879–1963Female

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 1

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.
1870 · Texas Is Restored to the Union

Age 5

Congress restored Texas to the Union on March 30, 1870, despite not yet meeting all of the requirements established for re-admittance.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 25

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.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in northern Lancashire, so named from the Old English personal name Tāta ( see Tate ) + Old English hām ‘homestead’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Jessie Newman in household of Hiram W Newman, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Jessie L Tatham in household of J F Tatham, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Jessie Newman in household of Duncan Wiggins, "United States Census, 1930"

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