Nathaniel Jennings

Brief Life History of Nathaniel

When Nathaniel Jennings was born in 1796, in Pembroke, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Nathaniel Jennings, was 58 and his mother, Mary Barnes, was 57. He had at least 1 daughter with Hannah Howland. He died on 5 October 1871, in his hometown, at the age of 75.

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Nathaniel Jennings
Hannah Howland
Sophronia O Jennings

Sources (10)

  • Nathaniel Jennings, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
  • Nathaniel Jennings, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915"
  • Nathaniel Jennings in entry for Horatio Perry and Sophronia O. Howland, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"

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World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.


France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

1819 · Panic! of 1819

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

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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