Jennie Runyan

27 January 1866–1949 (Age 82)
Utica, Macomb, Michigan, United States

The Life of Jennie

When Jennie Runyan was born on 27 January 1866, in Utica, Macomb, Michigan, United States, her father, Gardner Hunt Runyan, was 34 and her mother, Estella V. Stead, was 22. She lived in Sterling Heights, Macomb, Michigan, United States in 1920 and Utica, Utica, Macomb, Michigan Territory, United States in 1940. She died in 1949, at the age of 83, and was buried in Utica, Macomb, Michigan, United States.

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Gardner Hunt Runyan
Estella V. Stead
Cora B. Runyan
Jennie Runyan
Howard Runyan
Bruce Runyan

Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 1

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.
1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 13

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 24

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

Irish: variant of Runyon .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jennie Runzan in household of Gorden Runzan, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Jennie Runyan in household of Estella Runyan, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Jennie Runyan, "United States Census, 1940"

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