Jennie Kense or Kniece

July 1866–
Ohio, United States

The Life of Jennie

Jennie Kense or Kniece was born in July 1866, in Ohio, United States. She married John L Vest on 17 March 1890, in Ross, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Dayton, Montgomery, Ohio, United States in 1900.

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John L Vest
Jennie Kense or Kniece
Marriage: 17 March 1890
Erskine Vest
Bige Freeman Vest
Goldy Mae Vest
Leonard Ellsworth Vest
Pauline Vest

Spouse and Children

17 March 1890
Ross, Ohio, United States


World Events (8)

1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 1

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.
1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 2

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 32

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.

Name Meaning

German: perhaps a habitational name from a place called Pensau.

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

Sources (3)

  • Jennie Vest in household of John Vest, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Jennie Neice in entry for Erskine Vest, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
  • Unknown in entry for Goldie Mae Mc Cutchen, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"

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