Joseph John Jennewein

9 May 1900–2 July 1989 (Age 89)
Breda, Carroll, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Joseph John

When Joseph John Jennewein was born on 9 May 1900, in Breda, Carroll, Iowa, United States, his father, August Jennewein, was 33 and his mother, Margaret "Maggie" Peters, was 23. He married Edith Agnes Spotts on 31 October 1925, in Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. He lived in Wheatland Township, Carroll, Iowa, United States in 1910 and Maple Township, Ida, Iowa, United States for about 10 years. He died on 2 July 1989, in Wall Lake, Sac, Iowa, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Wall Lake, Sac, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph John Jennewein
1900–1989
Edith Agnes Spotts
1904–1988
Marriage: 31 October 1925
Maralyn Jean Jennewein
1927–
Shirley Mae Jennewein
1929–1990
Jessie Joan Jennewein
1932–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    31 October 1925Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska, United States
  • Children

    (3)

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    Siblings

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    World Events (8)

    1901 · Assassination of Mckinley
    Age 1
    President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
    1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam
    Age 13
    The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.
    1926 · Iowa becomes a provider of food to the world
    Age 26
    Pioneer Hi-Bred International was the leader company experimenting with hybridization of corn and other seeds for agriculture in the world. It helped make different kinds of crop able to grow in harsh conditions so that other parts of the world would be able to farm and become self-sufficient. It was bought out by DuPont in 1999 and has continued to help struggling countries around the world.

    Name Meaning

    South German and Austria: from the Latin personal name Ingenuinus, meaning ‘true-born’, borne by a 7th-century saint, bishop of Brixen in southern Tyrol.

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

    Sources (14)

    • Joseph J Jennewein, "Iowa State Census, 1905"
    • Joseph J Jennewein, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Joseph Jennewein in household of August Jennewein, "United States Census, 1910"

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