Jennie Wilson

Ohio, United States

The Life of Jennie

Jennie Wilson was born in 1845, in Ohio, United States. She married James Gordon on 5 December 1867, in Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Bluffton, Wells, Indiana, United States in 1870 and Denver, Arapahoe, Colorado, United States in 1880.

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James Gordon
Jennie Wilson
Marriage: 5 December 1867
William E Gordon
Bessie May Gordon

Spouse and Children

5 December 1867
Indiana, United States



    Bessie May Gordon


World Events (8)


Age 1

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 15

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.
1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 31

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and northern Irish: patronymic from the personal name Will , a very common medieval short form of William .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jennie Gordon in household of James Gordon, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Jennie Gordon in household of James Gordon, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Jennie Wilson, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

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