Flora Lee Jennings

Female26 September 1900–15 July 1954

Brief Life History of Flora Lee

When Flora Lee Jennings was born on 26 September 1900, in McDowell, West Virginia, United States, her father, William F Jennings, was 24 and her mother, Mary Elizabeth Moore, was 17. She married Wilson Rufus Radford on 22 August 1921, in Raleigh, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States in 1935 and Detroit Ward 21, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States in 1940. She died on 15 July 1954, in Bluefield, Mercer, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 53, and was buried in Godbey Cemetery, Bluestone, Mercer, West Virginia, United States.

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Wilson Rufus Radford
Flora Lee Jennings
Marriage: 22 August 1921
Winnie Elizabeth Radford
Nellie Fern Radford

Sources (8)

  • Flora Jennings in household of Will Skruggs, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Flora Jennings, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"
  • Flora Lee Jennings Radford, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 August 1921Raleigh, West Virginia, United States
  • Children (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (1)

    World Events (8)

    1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

    Age 1

    President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.


    Age 3

    Oldest Find A Grave cemetery 1903.

    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

    Age 16

    Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Jenning , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.

    German: patronymic from a pet form (see Jenning ) of the personal name Johannes (see John ).

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

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