Jennie J. Newton

16 February 1868–9 February 1962 (Age 94)
Cazenovia, Madison, New York, United States

The Life of Jennie J.

When Jennie J. Newton was born on 16 February 1868, in Cazenovia, Cazenovia, Madison, New York, United States, her father, Lewis Henry Newton, was 42 and her mother, Emily Elizabeth Bradley, was 37. She married Charles Henry Kenyon on 6 April 1887. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Onondaga, Onondaga, New York, United States for about 10 years and Syracuse, Onondaga, New York, United States for about 20 years. She died on 9 February 1962, at the age of 93, and was buried in Onondaga Valley, Onondaga, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Henry Kenyon
1861–1936
Jennie J. Newton
1868–1962
Marriage: 6 April 1887
William N Kenyon
1888–1967
Camilla Lillian Kenyon
1893–1975
Gladys Sylvia Kenyon
1898–1983
Norma Helena Kenyon
1905–1985

Spouse and Children

    Charles Henry Kenyon

    Male1861–1936Male

    Female1868–1962Female

MARRIAGE
6 April 1887
Cazenovia, Madison, New York, United States
children

(4)

    Male1888–1967Male

    Female1893–1975Female

    Gladys Sylvia Kenyon

    Female1898–1983Female

    Norma Helena Kenyon

    Female1905–1985Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(4)

World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 2

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1870 · Giving all the right to vote

Age 2

The Act was an extension of the Fifteenth Amendment, that prohibited discrimination by state offices in voter registration. It also helped empower the President with the authority to enforce the first section of the Fifteenth Amendment throughout the United States. Being the first of three Enforcement Acts passed by the Congress, it helped combat attacks on the suffrage rights of African Americans.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 28

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.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the many places so named, from Old English nēowe ‘new’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’. According to Ekwall, this is the commonest English place name. For this reason, the surname has a highly fragmented origin.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jennie in household of Lewis Newton, "New York State Census, 1875"
  • Jennie J Nenton in household of Lewis Nenton, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Jennie Kenyon, "United States Census, 1940"

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