Jennie Sheridan

about 1855–
Indiana, United States

The Life of Jennie

Jennie Sheridan was born about 1855, in Indiana, United States. She married Levi Sheridan on 12 June 1873, in New Buffalo, Berrien, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Sterling Township, Hodgeman, Kansas, United States in 1880.

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Levi Sheridan
Jennie Sheridan
Marriage: 12 June 1873
Daisy Sheridan
Ida Mae Sheridan

Spouse and Children

12 June 1873
New Buffalo, Berrien, Michigan, United States


    Daisy Sheridan



World Events (8)

1856 · The Town of Santa Claus

Age 1

The town of Santa Fe was denied their application for a United States Postal Service as a town of Santa Fe, Indiana, was already established. Several meetings were held and the name was changed to Santa Claus, Indiana. The United States Postal Service granted their application. Due to the name, the post office in Santa Claus continues to receive thousands of letters to Santa Claus from children around the world each December.

Age 8

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Age 31

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Sirideáin‘descendant of Sirideán’, a personal name of uncertain origin, possibly akin to sirim ‘to seek’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Jennie Sheridan in household of Levi Sheridan, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Janice Sheriden, "Michigan, County Marriages, 1820-1940"
  • Jennie Sheridan, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"

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