Lawrence Jennings

11 October 1923–1 February 1994 (Age 70)
New London, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Lawrence

When Lawrence Jennings was born on 11 October 1923, in New London, Connecticut, United States, his father, Clarence Walter Jennings, was 28 and his mother, Lucy Estella Seger, was 31. He married Alice Viola Hoffman on 8 April 1950, in Connecticut, United States. He died on 1 February 1994, in Gaylordsville, New Milford, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 70.

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Lawrence Jennings
Alice Viola Hoffman
Marriage: 8 April 1950

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8 April 1950
Connecticut, United States

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World Events (8)

1926 · Sergeant Stubby Dies

Age 3

During WWI there was a dog from Connecticut that made a name for himself, his name was sergeant stubby. He was considered the official mascot of the 102nd infantry. He saved his regiment from suprise mustard attacks, comforted those that had been wounded, and even caught a German soldier and held him there until troops found him. He had his own uniform and everything.

Age 4

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 19

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Janyn, Jenyn, a pet form of John .2 German: patronymic from a pet form of the personal name Johannes ( see John ).

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

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