|Birth: ||Nov. 9, 1891|
|Death: ||Mar. 4, 1963|
San Diego County
On April 28, 1910 James F. Jeter was at the U.S. Naval Training Center at Yerba Buena Island, in San Francisco, California as part of Class 0-3-5-X as an Apprentice Sailor, he was 18 years old and single.
By January 26, 1920 James Floyd Jeter was serving on the USS Hart DD110 as a Lt. Jr. He was married to Anna Haley Jeter and his home address was in Bremerton, Washington. In 1920 he was serving on the USS Hart (DD-110).
In 1930 he had a son, James F. Jeter that was 9 years old, born Oct. 20, 1920 who died on Feb. 15, 1995, in Washington State.
In 1940 James F. Jeter was living in San Diego, California and was married to Grace M. Jeter.
USS Hart History:
The first USS Hart (DD-110) was a Wickes-class in the United States Navy. She was named in honor of Ezekiel Hart and John E. Hart.
Hart was launched 4 July 1918; by Union Iron Works of San Francisco, California, sponsored by Mrs. Daniel C. Nutting; and commissioned 26 May 1919, Comdr. Harold Jones in command. Hart Joined the destroyer force and operated off the California coast until 17 July 1920, when she was reclassified minelayer, destroyer, DM-8, and proceeded to Mare Island Navy Yard for installation of mine laying equipment. Following her conversion, Hart was assigned to Mine Detachment, Asiatic Fleet, and sailed for the Philippine Islands in November 1920. She subsequently operated in waters off the Philippine Islands and China in peacetime operations.
Ordered to San Diego, California, for deactivation, Hart sailed from Manila 12 December 1930 and arrived at San Diego 24 January 1931. She decommissioned 1 June 1931, and her name was struck from the Navy List 11 November. Hart was sold for scrap 25 February 1932 in accordance with the London Treaty for the limitation of naval armaments.
Grace Margaret Thomas Jeter (1892 - 1969)*
Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery
San Diego County
Plot: W, 1485-A
Maintained by: Bob Trapp
Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Offi...
Record added: Mar 04, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 3409424