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Jessie Arletha Pelton Avery
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Birth: Feb. 6, 1900
Troutdale
Multnomah County
Oregon, USA
Death: May 21, 1930
Washoe County
Nevada, USA

Jessie Pelton known during her youth by her birth name, Bessie spent the early years of her childhood in Portland, Oregon. As a teenager she lived at Oregon State Industrial School for Girls in Salem. In 1918 she married Vernon Avery, a brakeman for Northern Pacific Railroad. The couple resided in several locations, including Tacoma, Washington, and Reno, Nevada. They had no children, and were later divorced. Afterward, Jessie lived at Truckee, California, where she worked as a waitress in a restaurant. She died at 30 from injuries she sustained in an automobile collision on the Reno-Carson City Highway, about ten miles south of Reno, Nevada.

 
 
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 Parents:
  James Grant Pelton (1868 - 1926)
  Iba Jane Johnson Chandler (1880 - 1976)
 
 Spouse:
  Vernon Avery (1889 - 1929)
 
 Siblings:
  Jessie Arletha Pelton Avery (1900 - 1930)
  Martin Wayne Pelton (1902 - 1974)*
  Percy Pelton (1907 - 1961)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Rose City Cemetery
Portland
Multnomah County
Oregon, USA
 
Maintained by: EGF
Originally Created by: Bonnie
Record added: Oct 20, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 60385206
Jessie Arletha <i>Pelton</i> Avery
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Jessie Arletha <i>Pelton</i> Avery
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