Charles Lewis Jennings

15 June 1865–9 November 1952 (Age 87)
Williamson, Texas, United States

The Life of Charles Lewis

When Charles Lewis Jennings was born on 15 June 1865, in Williamson, Texas, United States, his father, Dr Mayberry Jennings, was 36 and his mother, Sarah Elizabeth Huddleston, was 28. He married Clara Ruth Bowmer on 15 April 1896, in Williamson, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Ballinger, Runnels, Texas, United States in 1935 and Justice Precinct 1, Runnels, Texas, United States in 1940. He died on 9 November 1952, in San Angelo, Tom Green, Texas, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Leander, Williamson, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Lewis Jennings
Clara Ruth Bowmer
Marriage: 15 April 1896
Crystal Leann Jennings
Charles Wendell Jennings
Bessie Bowmer Jennings

Spouse and Children

15 April 1896
Williamson, Texas, United States


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World Events (8)

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 1

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.
1870 · Texas Is Restored to the Union

Age 5

Congress restored Texas to the Union on March 30, 1870, despite not yet meeting all of the requirements established for re-admittance.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 25

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Janyn, Jenyn, a pet form of John .2 German: patronymic from a pet form of the personal name Johannes ( see John ).

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

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Death of Clara Bowmer (1901)

JENNINGS, Clara (Bowmer) - Oct 1901 Burnet Bulletin, 10 Oct 1901A Lady Killed in Leander. Last Friday night about 12 o'clock, Mr. Charley Jennings, residing near Leander, shot and killed his wife. He …

Sources (3)

  • Charlie Jennings, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Charles L Jenning, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Charles Jennings, "United States Census, 1900"

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