Jennie Marsh

1863–before 1887 (Age 24)
McHenry, Illinois, United States

The Life of Jennie

When Jennie Marsh was born in 1863, in McHenry, Illinois, United States, her father, Henry Marsh, was 37 and her mother, Sarah Ann "Sallie" Tibbetts, was 26. She married Fredrick M Jewell on 23 June 1881, in McHenry, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Richmond, McHenry, Illinois, United States in 1870 and Milton Township, DuPage, Illinois, United States in 1880. She died before 1887, at the age of 23.

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Fredrick M Jewell
Jennie Marsh
Marriage: 23 June 1881
Infant Jewell

Spouse and Children

    Fredrick M Jewell



23 June 1881
McHenry, Illinois, United States


    Infant Jewell


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World Events (8)


Age 0

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 0

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 7

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.

Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived by or in a marsh or fen, Middle English mershe (Old English mersc), or a habitational name from any of various minor places named with this word, for example in Shropshire and Sussex.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jennie Marsh in household of Henry Marsh, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Jenie Marsh in household of Elias Jewell, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Jennie Marsh in household of Henry Marsh, "United States Census, 1880"

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