Jennie Trueblood

Female27 October 1896–24 August 1996

Brief Life History of Jennie

When Jennie Trueblood was born on 27 October 1896, in Perquimans, North Carolina, United States, her father, Nathan Trueblood, was 30 and her mother, Elizabeth Colson, was 24. She married Henry Hollowell Whedbee on 16 January 1916, in Salem Township, Pasquotank, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in United States in 1949 and Salem, Pasquotank, North Carolina, United States in 1950. She died on 24 August 1996, in Perquimans, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 99, and was buried in Elizabeth City, Pasquotank, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Hollowell Whedbee
1886–1975
Jennie Trueblood
1896–1996
Marriage: 16 January 1916
Addie Mae Whedbee
1919–2008
Elizabeth Bertha Whedbee
1924–1998

Sources (42)

  • Jennie T Whedbee, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Jennie Trueblood, "North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000"
  • Jennie Trueblood, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 January 1916Salem Township, Pasquotank, North Carolina, United States
  • Children (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (8)

    1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage

    Age 1

    In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.

    1898 · War with the Spanish

    Age 2

    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

    1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

    Age 27

    Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

    Name Meaning

    English (Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire and Lancashire): nickname from Middle English treu(e), trew(e), trow(e), tru(e) ‘faithful’ (Old English trēow) + blo(u)d ‘blood’ (Old English blōd), for a loyal person. Compare Trueman . This surname is rare in Britain and Ireland.

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

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