Robert GENNET

Brief Life History of Robert

Robert GENNET was born on 7 May 1811, in Westfield, Cinnaminson Township, Burlington, New Jersey, United States as the son of Moses Gennett and Achsah. He married Elizabeth J. GENNET about 1838, in Burlington, New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Cinnaminson Township, Burlington, New Jersey, United States in 1860 and Burlington Township, Burlington, New Jersey, United States in 1870. He died on 19 July 1872, in Westfield, Cinnaminson Township, Burlington, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Westfield, Cinnaminson Township, Burlington, New Jersey, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert GENNET
1811–1872
Elizabeth J. GENNET
1811–1889
Marriage: about 1838
Caroline Gennett
1839–1916
Moses Gennett
1845–1910

Sources (4)

  • Robert Jumett, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Robert Gennett, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Robert Garnett, "United States Census, 1850"

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World Events (8)

1812

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

1820

On January 28, 1820, the New Jersey Legislature incorporated the City of Jersey from parts of the Bergen Township. The city would be reincorporated two more times (January 23, 1829 and February 22, 1838) before receiving its official name. Jersey City became part of the new Hudson County in February of 1840.

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

(2010: NA)

German: derivative of Middle High German gern ‘to desire’, a component of various ancient Germanic personal names such as Gernhard. Alternatively, a variant of Gernot .

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

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