Mary Geneve McClellan

21 May 1897–6 February 1963 (Age 65)
Payson, Utah, Utah, United States

The Life of Mary Geneve

When Mary Geneve McClellan was born on 21 May 1897, in Payson, Utah, Utah, United States, her father, John Jasper McClellan, was 23 and her mother, Mary Estelle Douglass, was 21. She married Henry Gordon Jennings on 15 September 1917, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States in 1935 and Mount Vernon, Westchester, New York, United States in 1940. She died on 6 February 1963, in San Francisco, California, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Gordon Jennings
Mary Geneve McClellan
Marriage: 15 September 1917
Genevra McClellan Jennings
John Douglass Jennings

Spouse and Children

15 September 1917
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1907 · Nebo Stake Tabernacle Is Dedicated

Age 10

The Nebo Stake Tabernacle was dedicated in November 1907 by President Joseph F. Smith. The Nebo Stake Tabernacle replaced the Payson Tabernacle which burned in 1904. The building had a beautiful arched interior ceiling and light flooded the room through its many windows.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 19

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Gille Fhaolain (Scottish) and Mac Giolla Fhaoláin (Irish) ‘son of the servant of (Saint) Faolán’ ( see Whelan ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Geneva McClellan Jennings, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Geneva Jennings in household of John J Mcclellan, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Genevra Jennings in household of Mary H Mc Clellan, "United States Census, 1930"

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