Jennie Rebecca Brown

2 August 1909–10 May 2001 (Age 91)
Sugar Creek Township, Harrison, Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of Jennie Rebecca

When Jennie Rebecca Brown was born on 2 August 1909, in Sugar Creek Township, Harrison, Missouri, United States, her father, Francis Marion Brown, was 40 and her mother, Etha May Wissler, was 25. She married John Sherman Neill on 21 January 1933, in Milan, Sullivan, Missouri, United States. She lived in Adams Township, Harrison, Missouri, United States in 1940. She died on 10 May 2001, in Bethany, Harrison, Missouri, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Gilman City, Harrison, Missouri, United States.

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John Sherman Neill
Jennie Rebecca Brown
Marriage: 21 January 1933

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World Events (8)

1910 · The BSA is Made
Age 1
Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.
1931 · The Bagnell Dam and Lake of the Ozarks
Age 22
The Bagnell Dam on the Osage River was completed in 1931. The dam was built to generate hydroelectric power to the Osage Power Plant. The building of the dam created Lake of the Ozarks, one of the largest man-made lakes in the world, and over 1,000 miles of shoreline.
1935 · The FBI is Established
Age 26
The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and Irish: generally a nickname referring to the color of the hair or complexion, Middle English br(o)un, from Old English brūn or Old French brun. This word is occasionally found in Old English and Old Norse as a personal name or byname. Brun- was also a Germanic name-forming element. Some instances of Old English Brūn as a personal name may therefore be short forms of compound names such as Brūngar, Brūnwine, etc. As a Scottish and Irish name, it sometimes represents a translation of Gaelic Donn. As an American family name, it has absorbed numerous surnames from other languages with the same meaning.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jennie Neill in household of Sherman Neill, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Jennie R. Neill, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Jennie R Neill, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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