Ira Jennings

22 October 1783–3 April 1868 (Age 84)
Buckland, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Ira

When Ira Jennings was born on 22 October 1783, in Buckland, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Ephraim Jennings, was 36 and his mother, Mariam Smith, was 36. He married Huldah Ann Mallory on 16 September 1809, in Buckland, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Pierpont Township, Ashtabula, Ohio, United States in 1860. He died on 3 April 1868, in Pierpont, Ashtabula, Ohio, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in City Cemetery, Conneaut, Ashtabula, Ohio, United States.

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Ira Jennings
Huldah Ann Mallory
Marriage: 16 September 1809
Zalmon M Jennings
William D Jennings
Lovilla Louisa Jennings
Romina A Jennings

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16 September 1809
Buckland, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States


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World Events (8)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 3

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

Age 20

Ohio was the first state admitted to the Union from the Northwest Territory.

Age 25

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

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 (2)

  • Ira Jennings in household of Wm D Jennings, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Ira Jennings, "United States Census, 1850"

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