Jennie Rebecca VanAmburg

25 June 1893–12 March 1981 (Age 87)
New Madrid, New Madrid, Missouri, United States

The Life of Jennie Rebecca

When Jennie Rebecca VanAmburg was born on 25 June 1893, in New Madrid, New Madrid, Missouri, United States, her father, Robert Watson VanAmburg, was 21 and her mother, Mattie Byrd Lee, was 20. She had at least 3 sons and 1 daughter with Edward Orlando Wiley. She lived in Lutesville, Bollinger, Missouri, United States in 1900 and Lorance Township, Bollinger, Missouri, United States in 1910. She died on 12 March 1981, in San Marcos, Hays, Texas, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in San Marcos, San Marcos, Sucre, Colombia.

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Edward Orlando Wiley
Jennie Rebecca VanAmburg
Edward Orlando II Wiley
Betty Wiley
Bob Wiley
Edward Wiley

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World Events (8)

1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 1

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 23

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

Dutch: habitational name for someone from Hamburg or possibly Homburg .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jennie R Vanamburg in household of Robert W Vanamburg, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Jennie R Vanamburg in household of Robert Vanamburg, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Jennie Rebecca Vanamburg, "Missouri, Births and Christenings, 1827-1935"

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