Jennie Isabelle Brunner

26 November 1877–23 June 1964 (Age 86)

The Life of Jennie Isabelle

When Jennie Isabelle Brunner was born on 26 November 1877, in Switzerland, her father, Frederic Brunner, was 37 and her mother, Pauline Debrot, was 40. She married Albert Meyers on 9 October 1897, in Adams, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Bearcreek Township, Jay, Indiana, United States in 1920 and Decatur, Adams, Indiana, United States in 1940. She died on 23 June 1964, in Portland, Wayne Township, Jay, Indiana, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Westlawn Cemetery, Geneva, Wabash Township, Adams, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Albert Meyers
Jennie Isabelle Brunner
Marriage: 9 October 1897
Lena Savilla Meyers
Jennie Isabella Meyer
Theodore Thurman Meyer
Fred Albert Meyers
Edward Roy Meyer

Spouse and Children

9 October 1897
Adams, Indiana, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Frederic Brunner


    Pauline Debrot




    Rachel Brunner


    William BRUNNER


    William Brunner


    James Brunner



+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

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.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 5

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 23

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): topographic name for someone who lived beside a spring or well, Middle High German brun(ne) ‘spring’, or habitational name for someone from a place named with this word.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jennie Kiefer in household of Otto Kiefer, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Jennie Meyer in household of Albert Meyer, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Jennie I Mayer in household of Albert Mayer, "United States Census, 1920"

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