Sarah Teresey Jennings

22 October 1878–19 November 1951 (Age 73)
Akron, Summit, Ohio, United States

The Life of Sarah Teresey

When Sarah Teresey Jennings was born on 22 October 1878, in Akron, Summit, Ohio, United States, her father, Charles Herbert Jennings, was 33 and her mother, Martha J Hanscom, was 29. She died on 19 November 1951, in Wilmette, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Skokie, Cook, Illinois, United States.

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Charles Herbert Jennings
Martha J Hanscom
Sarah Teresey Jennings
David L. Jennings
Grace Jennings

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    Charles Herbert Jennings


    Martha J Hanscom




World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1885 · The First Skyscraper

Age 7

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 20

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

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)

  • Sarah Teresey Jennings, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
  • Sarah Teresey, "Ohio Births and Christenings, 1821-1962"
  • Sadie T Jennings, "Illinois, Cook County Deaths, 1878-1994"

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