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Jessie Lee Blair

Jessie Lee Blair

Male 1897 - 1974  (76 years)

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  • Name Jessie Lee Blair  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    • According to granddaughter Pat Chatman: He went by his middle name "Lee."
    Born 15 Dec 1897   Killeen, Bell County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Date/location of birth are from California Death Index; Social Security Death Index; headstone; and World War I Draft Registration Card.
    Gender Male 
    Census 1900  Killeen, Bell County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Indexed as Lee Blair, age 2, born Dec 1897 in Texas; living in Justice Precinct 7; white male; son of Jessie A., 32 who was born in Texas and Carrie L., 31 and sister Pearl, age 6. 
    Census 1910  Baucum, Jackson County, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Indexed as Jessie L., age 12, born 1898 in Texas; white male; son of Jessie A., age 40 who was born in Arkansas and Carrie, age 35 who was born in Texas; and siblings Pearl M., 16; Lillie D., 8; also in the home are grandparents Henry Elms, age 65 and Fannie M. Elms, age 64 
    Residence 17 Sept 1918  Altus, Jackson County, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location 
    World War I Draft Registration Card: Indexed as Jessie Lee Blair of Altus, Jackson, Oklahoma; age 20 born Dec 15 1898; born Texas; He appears to be a "laborer," with the company being unreadable; Jessie lists his next of kin as father J. A. Blair of Altus, Oklahoma; he states that he is of medium height and build; he states that he has blond hair and brown eyes. 
    Jessie Lee Blair
    Jessie Lee Blair
    World War I Draft Registration Card
    Census 1930  Headrick, Jackson County, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Indexed as J. L. Blair, white male born abt 1898 in Texas, age 32; married; head of house; both parents born in Texas; living with wife Cora Mae, age 24 and son Joe L. Blair, age 1 year and 5 months; living on farm; can read and write; cotton farmer. 
    Census 1940  Baucum, Jackson County, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Indexed as Lee Blair, respondent, age 42 born abt 1898 in Texas; male white, head of house, married; this home is on a farm; lived in the same place in 1935; sheet 3A, Household no. 45; living with wife Cora Mae Blair, 33 and children: Joe Lee Blair, 10 and June Blair, 9; the family is renting their home for $6 per month; completed 8 years of school; he is a farmer 
    Occupation From granddaughter Pat Chatman: Lee worked as a crane operator for Bethlehem Steel and US Steel for twenty years in California. He suffered an accident - fell out of crane.  
    Social Security Data Indexed as Jessie Blair; 442-12-5217; Last residence Huntington Park, Los Angeles County, California; 15 Dec 1897; Nov. 1974; Issued Oklahoma (before 1951) 
    Died 28 Nov. 1974  Whittier, Los Angeles County, California Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Date/location of his death are from California Death Index;
      date is further confirmed by Social Security Death Index; and headstone; Heart Attack - provided by grandson Walter Reed; The County of Los Angeles Public Library System was unable to locate an obituary for Jessie in the Los Angeles Times, The Whittier Daily News or the Southeast Daily News.
    Buried Aft 28 Nov. 1974  Los Angeles County, California Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Rose Hill Cemetery, Garden of Love, Section 2, Lot 514
    Jessie Lee Blair
    Jessie Lee Blair
    Headstone
    Person ID P2474  Curbow Montoya Family | Curbow Family Branch
    Last Modified 27 Apr 2013 

    Father Jessie Albert Blair,   b. 17 Sept 1868, Killeen, Coryell County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Feb 1934, Humphreys, Jackson County, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Mother Carrie Lourita Elms,   b. 21 Jun 1869, Coryell County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Mar 1945, Tipton, Tillman County, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Family ID F4146  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Cora Mae Curbow,   b. 17 Feb 1907, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Oct 1984, La Mirada, Los Angeles County, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 2 Oct 1927  Wichita County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Marriage date/location come from the Marriage Books of Wichita County, Texas, Volume 14, Page 511; date is further confirmed by grandson Walter Reed
    Children 
    +1. Joe Lee Blair,   b. 12 Nov 1928, Altus, Jackson County, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Feb 1994, Kapowsin, Pierce County, Washington Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
    +2. Wanda June Blair,   b. 15 Jun 1930, Altus, Jackson County, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jan 2007, La Mirada, Los Angeles County, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
    Photos
    Cora Mae Curbow x Jesse Lee Blair
    Cora Mae Curbow x Jesse Lee Blair
    Cora Mae Curbow x Jessie Lee Blair
    Cora Mae Curbow x Jessie Lee Blair
    Cora Mae Curbow x Jesse Lee Blair
    Cora Mae Curbow x Jesse Lee Blair
    Cora Mae Curbow x Jesse Lee Blair
    Cora Mae Curbow x Jesse Lee Blair
    Jesse Lee Blair with wife Cora Mae Curbow and children Joe Lee Blair and Wanda June Blair
    Jesse Lee Blair with wife Cora Mae Curbow and children Joe Lee Blair and Wanda June Blair
    From the collection of Pat Chatman
    Last Modified 8 Feb 2014 08:57:23 
    Family ID F481  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Eunice Julia Deason,   b. 13 Nov 1900, Handley, Tarrant County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Oct 1968, Houston, Harris County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Married 7 Apr 1918  Humphreys, Jackson County, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Date/location of marriage is from Oklahoma Marriage Certificate
    Jesse Lee Blair x Eunice Deason Marriage License
    Jesse Lee Blair x Eunice Deason Marriage License
    Provided by Alyssa Behr
    Jessie Lee Blair and Eunice Julia Deason - provided by Allysa Helen Blair
    Jessie Lee Blair and Eunice Julia Deason - provided by Allysa Helen Blair
    Marriage Certificate
    Divorced Bef 1927 
    • The divorce must have occurred prior to 1927 as her husband Jessie Lee Blair has remarried by then.
    Children 
    +1. Jessie Mae Blair,   b. 29 Jan 1918, Headrick, Jackson County, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 May 2001, Houston, Harris County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
    Photos
    Eunice Julia Deason and daughter Jessie May Blair - from the collection of Alyssia Helen Behr
    Eunice Julia Deason and daughter Jessie May Blair - from the collection of Alyssia Helen Behr
    Last Modified 28 Apr 2013 17:28:25 
    Family ID F480  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 15 Dec 1897 - Killeen, Bell County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Indexed as Lee Blair, age 2, born Dec 1897 in Texas; living in Justice Precinct 7; white male; son of Jessie A., 32 who was born in Texas and Carrie L., 31 and sister Pearl, age 6. - 1900 - Killeen, Bell County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Indexed as Jessie L., age 12, born 1898 in Texas; white male; son of Jessie A., age 40 who was born in Arkansas and Carrie, age 35 who was born in Texas; and siblings Pearl M., 16; Lillie D., 8; also in the home are grandparents Henry Elms, age 65 and Fannie M. Elms, age 64 - 1910 - Baucum, Jackson County, Oklahoma Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 7 Apr 1918 - Humphreys, Jackson County, Oklahoma Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - World War I Draft Registration Card: Indexed as Jessie Lee Blair of Altus, Jackson, Oklahoma; age 20 born Dec 15 1898; born Texas; He appears to be a "laborer," with the company being unreadable; Jessie lists his next of kin as father J. A. Blair of Altus, Oklahoma; he states that he is of medium height and build; he states that he has blond hair and brown eyes. - 17 Sept 1918 - Altus, Jackson County, Oklahoma Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 2 Oct 1927 - Wichita County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Indexed as J. L. Blair, white male born abt 1898 in Texas, age 32; married; head of house; both parents born in Texas; living with wife Cora Mae, age 24 and son Joe L. Blair, age 1 year and 5 months; living on farm; can read and write; cotton farmer. - 1930 - Headrick, Jackson County, Oklahoma Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Indexed as Lee Blair, respondent, age 42 born abt 1898 in Texas; male white, head of house, married; this home is on a farm; lived in the same place in 1935; sheet 3A, Household no. 45; living with wife Cora Mae Blair, 33 and children: Joe Lee Blair, 10 and June Blair, 9; the family is renting their home for $6 per month; completed 8 years of school; he is a farmer - 1940 - Baucum, Jackson County, Oklahoma Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 28 Nov. 1974 - Whittier, Los Angeles County, California Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Aft 28 Nov. 1974 - Los Angeles County, California Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 

  • Photos
    Jessie Lee Blair
    Jessie Lee Blair
    From left to right: Finley Hays Slape, Edwin Perry Curbow, David Franklin Curbow (??) and Jessie L. Blair
    From left to right: Finley Hays Slape, Edwin Perry Curbow, David Franklin Curbow (??) and Jessie L. Blair
    Jessie Lee Blair with daughters Jessie Mae Blair (l) and Wanda June Blair (r)
    Jessie Lee Blair with daughters Jessie Mae Blair (l) and Wanda June Blair (r)
    From the collection of Alyssa Helen Behr

  • Sources 
    1. [S2625380337] 1900 United States Federal Census, (United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1900. T623, ), Year: 1900; Census Place: Justice Precinct 7, Bell, Texas; Roll: ; Page: ; Enumeration District: .
      Source Citation: Year: 1900; Census Place: Justice Precinct 7, Bell, Texas; Roll: T623_1610; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 33.

    2. [S2624649626] 1910 United States Federal Census, (United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1910. ), Year: 1910; Census Place: Baucum, Jackson, Oklahoma; Roll: T624_1255; Page: 8B; Enumeration District: 135; Image: 750.
      Source Citation: Year: 1910; Census Place: Baucum, Jackson, Oklahoma; Roll: T624_1255; Page: 8B; Enumeration District: 0135; Image: 756; FHL Number: 1375268.

    3. [S2625333136] World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, Ancestry.com, (Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005.Original data - United States, Selective Service System. World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Admi), Registration Location: Jackson County, Oklahoma; Roll: 1851782; Draft Board: 0.
      Source Citation: Registration Location: Jackson County, Oklahoma; Roll: 1851782; Draft Board: 0.

    4. [S2626335774] 1930 United States Federal Census, (United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1930. T626), Year: 1930; Census Place: Headrick, Jackson, Oklahoma; Roll: 1907; Page: 11B; Enumeration District: 21; Image: 1008.0.
      Source Citation: Year: 1930; Census Place: Headrick, Jackson, Oklahoma; Roll: 1907; Page: 11B; Enumeration District: 21; Image: 1008.0.

    5. [S4273286779] 1940 United States Federal Census , (United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1940. T627, 4,643 rolls.), Source Citation: Year: 1940; Census Place: Baucum, Jackson, Oklahoma; Roll: T627_3299; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 33-7.

    6. [S2628618474] California Death Index, 1940-1997, Ancestry.com, (Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2000.Original data - State of California. California Death Index, 1940-1997. Sacramento, CA, USA: State of California Department of Health Services, Center for Health Statistics.Original d).
      Source Citation: Place: Los Angeles; Date: 28 Nov 1974; Social Security: 442125217.
      Jesse L. Blair; Male; 15 Dec 1897, Texas; 28 Nov. 1974, Los Angeles

    7. [S2624729542] Social Security Death Index, (Social Security Administration. Social Security Death Index, Master File. Social Security Administration.Original data: Social Security Administration. Social Security), Number: 442-12-5217; Issue State: Oklahoma; Issue Date: Before 1951.
      Source Citation: Number: 442-12-5217;Issue State: Oklahoma;Issue Date: Before 1951.

    8. [S4273286793] Web: Oklahoma, Find A Grave Index, 1834-2011.