Jennie Elizabeth Hutchinson

8 January 1870–4 November 1948 (Age 78)
Mayfield, Grand Traverse, Michigan, United States

The Life of Jennie Elizabeth

When Jennie Elizabeth Hutchinson was born on 8 January 1870, her father, Robert Hutchinson, was 28 and her mother, Julia Campbell, was 21. She married James W Nelson Gilroy on 31 December 1888, in Bay City, Bay, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Flint, Genesee, Michigan, United States in 1920. She died on 4 November 1948, at the age of 78, and was buried in Gracelawn Cemetery, Flint, Genesee, Michigan, United States.

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James W Nelson Gilroy
Jennie Elizabeth Hutchinson
Marriage: 31 December 1888
Gertrude Estella Gilroy

Spouse and Children

31 December 1888
Bay City, Bay, Michigan, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Robert Hutchinson


    Julia Campbell





    William R. Hutchinson


    Mary Ella Hutchinson


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.
1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 9

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 26

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.

Name Meaning

Northern English: patronymic from the medieval personal name Hutchin, a pet form of Hugh .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jennie E Wilkinson in household of George D Wilkinson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Jennie E Wilkinson in household of George D Wilkinson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Jennie Wilkinson in household of Geo Wilkinson, "United States Census, 1900"

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