Jennings Allen Fancher

15 November 1906–10 August 1907
Johnstown, Brown, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Jennings Allen

When Jennings Allen Fancher was born on 15 November 1906, in Johnstown, Brown, Nebraska, United States, his father, Lansing Edward Fancher, was 25 and his mother, Loretta Lenora Allen, was 19. He died on 10 August 1907, in his hometown, at the age of 0, and was buried in Grand Prairie Cemetery, Brown, Nebraska, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lansing Edward Fancher
1881–1943
Loretta Lenora Allen
1887–1979
Jennings Allen Fancher
1906–1907
Fern Thelma Fancher
1908–2002
Wilma Mae Fancher
1912–1996
Hugh Lansing Fancher
1913–2003

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (1)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

Name Meaning

1 Probably a variant spelling of French Fanger .2 It could alternatively be an altered form of English Fanshaw, which Reaney believes to be a habitational name from Fanshaw Gate, near Holmesfield, Derbyshire. However, the earliest records of the place name, le Faunchalle-gate ( 1456 , 1472 , etc.), indicate that the place takes its name from the Faunchall or Fanshaw family and not the other way about. Further, the early form of the surname suggests a French origin.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jennings Fancher in entry for Mrs Fern Thelma Athey, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Jenings Allan Fancher, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Jennings Allen Fancher, "BillionGraves Index"

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