John W. Jennings

8 September 1870–19 February 1915 (Age 44)
Jackson Township, Allen, Ohio, United States

The Life of John W.

When John W. Jennings was born on 8 September 1870, in Jackson Township, Allen, Ohio, United States, his father, Abel Jennings, was 33 and his mother, Malissa Wingate, was 25. He married Genettie Souders on 14 February 1898, in Wayne, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1910. He died on 19 February 1915, in Richland Township, Allen, Ohio, United States, at the age of 44, and was buried in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Beaver Dam Station, Allen, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

John W. Jennings
Genettie Souders
Marriage: 14 February 1898
Albert Frederick

Spouse and Children

14 February 1898
Wayne, Nebraska, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Abel Jennings


    Malissa Wingate




    Charles M Jennings


    Mary E Jennings


    Orie E. Jennings




+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 2

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1882 · Electricity Comes to Los Angeles

Age 12

Electricity was first introduced to Los Angeles. The first electric street light had “three carbon-arc lamps of three thousand candle-power” and stood 150 feet tall. 

Age 16

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Janyn, Jenyn, a pet form of John .2 German: patronymic from a pet form of the personal name Johannes ( see John ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • John W Jennings, "United States Census, 1910"
  • John W Jennings in household of Able Jennings, "United States Census, 1880"
  • John W. Jennings, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"

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