Jennie Mae Bales

1887–January 1926 (Age 39)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Jennie Mae

When Jennie Mae Bales was born in 1887, in Tennessee, United States, her father, Samuel Bales, was 39 and her mother, Melinda Ellen Busenbark, was 31. She married Martin Edwin Hackney on 22 April 1905, in Cassopolis, Cass, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She died in January 1926, at the age of 39, and was buried in South Bend, St. Joseph, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Martin Edwin Hackney
Jennie Mae Bales
Marriage: 22 April 1905
Thomas E. Hackney
Virgil C. Hackney
Ruth M Hackney
Frances M Hackney

Spouse and Children

22 April 1905
Cassopolis, Cass, Michigan, United States


    Thomas E. Hackney


    Virgil C. Hackney




Parents and Siblings






    Cornelius Bales


    Jasper Newton Bales


+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

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.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 3

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 11

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.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant spelling of Bailes .2 Czech (Baleš) and Slovak (Báleš): from a pet form of Bal, a shortened form of the personal name Baltazar .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jennie M Stackney in household of Martin E Stackney, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Jennie Hackney in household of Thomas W Hackney, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Jennie Bales in entry for Alexander A Williams and Ruth M Wharton, "Indiana, Marriages, 1811-1959"

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