Jennie Gormley

1 March 1841–7 May 1915 (Age 74)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Jennie

When Jennie Gormley was born on 1 March 1841, in Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Joseph Gormley, was 50 and her mother, Margaret Montgomery, was 40. She had at least 4 sons and 4 daughters with Henry Erwin. She lived in South Bethlehem, Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States in 1870 and Hanover Township, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States in 1880. She died on 7 May 1915, in Bethlehem, Bethlehem Township, Northampton, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America, at the age of 74, and was buried in Nisky Hill Cemetery, Bethlehem, Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Erwin
1843–1912
Jennie Gormley
1841–1915
William Henry Erwin
1866–1940
Dr. Joseph Erwin
1878–1936
Minnie Erwin
1868–1946
Lillie Erwin
1870–
Jennie Erwin
1872–1939
Harry Erwin
1874–1951
John Erwin
1875–1937
Margaret Montgomery Erwin
1880–1917

Spouse and Children

    Henry Erwin

    Male1843–1912Male

    Female1841–1915Female

children

(8)

    William Henry Erwin

    Male1866–1940Male

    Minnie Erwin

    Female1868–1946Female

    Lillie Erwin

    Female1870–Female

    Jennie Erwin

    Female1872–1939Female

    Harry Erwin

    Male1874–1951Male

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Gormley

    Male1790–1871Male

    Margaret Montgomery

    Female1800–1883Female

siblings

(12)

    Male1823–1883Male

    Jane Gormley

    Female1824–1841Female

    James Montgomery Gormley

    Male1825–1877Male

    Female1827–1914Female

    Matilda Montgomery Gormley

    Female1831–1905Female

+7 More Children

World Events (7)

1846

Age 5

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1863

Age 22

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 22

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.

Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Gormghaile ‘descendant of Gormghal’, a personal name from gorm ‘noble’, ‘dark blue’ + gal ‘valor’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jennie Erwin in household of Henry Erwin, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Jennie Erwin in household of Henry Erwin, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Jane Erwin in household of Henry Erwin, "United States Census, 1910"

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