Charles Lewis Jennings

Male15 June 1865–9 November 1952

Brief Life History of Charles Lewis

When Charles Lewis Jennings was born on 15 June 1865, in Williamson, Texas, United States, his father, Dr Mabry 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

Sources (19)

  • Charlie Jennings, "United States Census, 1940"
  • C L Jennings to Della Strother, "Texas, County Marriage Records, 1837-1965" (1911)
  • Charles Louis Jennings, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976" (1952)

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 April 1896Williamson, Texas, United States
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

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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.


    Age 2

    Historical Boundaries: 1867: Bexar Land District, Texas, United States 1874: Tom Green, Texas, United States

    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

    English: variant of Jenning , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.

    German: patronymic from a pet form (see Jenning ) 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 …

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