Jennie Brookbank

about 1859–
Ohio, United States

The Life of Jennie

When Jennie Brookbank was born about 1859, in Ohio, United States, her father, Anderson Keith Brookbank, was 34 and her mother, Mary Jane Shinkle, was 33. She lived in Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States for about 20 years.

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Anderson Keith Brookbank
Mary Jane Shinkle
Charles W. Brookbank
Albert Keith Brookbank
Jennie Brookbank
Edward Brookbank

Parents and Siblings

    Anderson Keith Brookbank


    Mary Jane Shinkle




    Charles W. Brookbank


    Albert Keith Brookbank




World Events (8)


Age 4

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · Hamilton County History

Age 22

History of Hamilton County Ohio, with Illustrations and Biographical Sketches ~~~~~ Compiled by: Henry A. Ford, A. M. and Mrs. Kate B. Ford ~~~~~ L. A. Williams & Co. Publishers 1881
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 31

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire): habitational name from a minor place called Brooksbank, named with Middle English brokes (genitive of broke ‘brook’) + bank ‘bank’. There are places of this name in Bradfield and Agbrigg, West Yorkshire.

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

Sources (2)

  • Jennie L Brookbank in household of A K Brookbank, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Jennie Brookbank in household of A K Brookbank, "United States Census, 1880"

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