Frances Jennings

Virginia, United States

The Life of Frances

When Frances Jennings was born in 1814, in Virginia, United States, her father, David Jennings, was 37 and her mother, Elizabeth Howerton, was 38. She married Frances D. Williams about 1835, in Shelby, Kentucky, United States.

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Frances D. Williams
Frances Jennings
Marriage: about 1835

Spouse and Children

    Frances D. Williams



about 1835
Shelby, Kentucky, United States

Parents and Siblings

    David Jennings


    Elizabeth Howerton




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World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 5

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1824 · """Mary Randolph Publishes """"The Virginia Housewife"""""""

Age 10

“The Virginia Housewife” was published by Mary Randolph. It was the first cookbook published in America. 

Age 32

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

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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Sources (3)

  • Frances Jennings, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Frances Jennings, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Frances Jennings, "Kentucky Marriages, 1785-1979"

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