Jesse Clarence Prosise

1 July 1892–31 July 1978 (Age 86)
Piedmont, Wayne, Missouri, United States

The Life of Jesse Clarence

When Jesse Clarence Prosise was born on 1 July 1892, in Piedmont, Wayne, Missouri, United States, his father, Henry Ellis Prosise, was 29 and his mother, Etta Mae Gable, was 18. He married Grace M Durrow on 3 June 1914, in Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. He lived in Williamsville, Wayne, Missouri, United States in 1935 and Williamsville, Williams Township, Wayne, Missouri Territory, United States in 1940. He died on 31 July 1978, in Piedmont, Wayne, Missouri, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Williamsville, Wayne, Missouri, United States.

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Jesse Clarence Prosise
Grace M Durrow
Marriage: 3 June 1914
Lonnie Prosise
Leslie Prosise
Paul Leon Prosise
Teddie Gene Prosise

Spouse and Children

3 June 1914
Missouri, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Henry Ellis Prosise





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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

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.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 12

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 24

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

Origin unidentified.

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

Sources (3)

  • Jesse C Prosise, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Jessie Prosise in household of Henry Prosise, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Jesse Prosise, "United States Census, 1930"

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