Kate E. Gale

5 October 1858–26 January 1903 (Age 44)
Stowe, Lamoille, Vermont, United States

The Life of Kate E.

When Kate E. Gale was born on 5 October 1858, in Stowe, Lamoille, Vermont, United States, her father, Presson Richardson Gale Sr., was 51 and her mother, Lucy Maria Adams, was 41. She married Henry Edwin Jenney on 19 November 1878, in Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Lamoille, Vermont, United States in 1880. She died on 26 January 1903, at the age of 44, and was buried in Riverbank Cemetery, Stowe, Lamoille, Vermont, United States.

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Henry Edwin Jenney
Kate E. Gale
Marriage: 19 November 1878
Gertrude Cleo Jenney
Mary Ann Jenney
Ruth K Jenney
Kendrick Jenney
Clyde Gale Jenney
Henry Edwin Jenney
Orlo Kendrick Jenney

Spouse and Children

    Henry Edwin Jenney



19 November 1878
Vermont, United States


    Gertrude Cleo Jenney


    Mary Ann Jenney



    Kendrick Jenney


    Clyde Gale Jenney


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+12 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 5

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1864 · St. Albans Raid

Age 6

St. Albans Raid took place on October 19, 1864. It was a Confederate raid from Canada into Union territory. Confederate soldiers that were in Canada raided the town of St. Albans killed one person and robbed three banks.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 14

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

Name Meaning

1 English: nickname for a cheerful or boisterous person, from Middle English ga(i)le ‘jovial’, ‘rowdy’, from Old English gāl ‘light’, ‘pleasant’, ‘merry’, which was reinforced in Middle English by Old French gail. Compare Gail 2.2 English: from a Germanic personal name introduced into England from France by the Normans in the form Gal(on). Two originally distinct names have fallen together in this form: one was a short form of compound names with the first element gail ‘cheerful’, ‘joyous’. Compare Gaillard , the other was a byname from the element walh ‘stranger’, ‘foreigner’.3 English: metonymic occupational name for a jailer, topographic name for someone who lived near the local jail, or nickname for a jailbird, from Old Northern French gaiole ‘jail’ (Late Latin caveola, a diminutive of classical Latin cavea ‘cage’).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Kate E. Jenny in household of Henry E Jenny, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Kate Gale in household of Gale, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Kate E Jenney in household of Henry E Jenney, "United States Census, 1900"

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