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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Charles Henry Kenyon
Jennie J. Newton
Marriage: 6 April 1887
William N Kenyon
Camilla Lillian Kenyon
Gladys Sylvia Kenyon
Norma Helena Kenyon

Spouse and Children

    Charles Henry Kenyon



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




    Gladys Sylvia Kenyon


    Norma Helena Kenyon


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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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