Lucy M Phelps

about 1894–26 January 1980 (Age 86)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Lucy M

When Lucy M Phelps was born about 1894, in Tennessee, United States, her father, Jeremiah M. Phelps, was 24 and her mother, Florence Virginia Lane, was 16. She married Jeff J. Jennings about 1911, in Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Civil District 3, Claiborne, Tennessee, United States for about 10 years. She died on 26 January 1980, in Claiborne, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Claiborne, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jeff J. Jennings
Lucy M Phelps
Marriage: about 1911
Thelma Virginia Jennings
Anna Lee Jennings

Spouse and Children

about 1911
Tennessee, United States


    Thelma Virginia Jennings


    Anna Lee Jennings


Parents and Siblings


    Florence Virginia Lane





    Nelle Phelps


    Nellie M. Phelps


World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

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.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 4

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.

Age 23

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

English (southwestern): patronymic from Philip .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Lucy M Phelps in household of Jerry M Phelps, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Lucy Jennings in household of Jeff Jennings, "United States Census, 1920"

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