Jennie E Parnell

March 1875–11 October 1965 (Age 90)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Jennie E

When Jennie E Parnell was born in March 1875, in Tennessee, United States, her father, James Coleman Parnell, was 26 and her mother, Sarah Wright, was 27. She married Carroll Correll Boatright on 3 January 1894, in Dyer, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Civil District 5, Dyer, Tennessee, United States for about 20 years and Civil District 4, Dyer, Tennessee, United States in 1940. She died on 11 October 1965, in Dyersburg, Dyer, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Fairview Cemetery, Dyersburg, Dyer, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Carroll Correll Boatright
Jennie E Parnell
Marriage: 3 January 1894
Ernest Everett Boatright
Bobbie R Boatright
Thelbert Earl Boatright
Carrie E. Boatright
Marjorie May Boatright
Harry Coy Boatright
J. T. Boatright
Jennie Clair Boatright
Charlie Columbus Boatright

Spouse and Children

3 January 1894
Dyer, Tennessee, United States


+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    James Coleman Parnell


    Sarah Wright






    Josephine Parnell


    Rebecca Adeline Parnell


    Sarah "Sallie" Parnell


+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1878 · Yellow Fever Epidemic

Age 3

When a man that had escaped a quarantined steamboat with yellow fever went to a restaurant he infected Kate Bionda the owner. This was the start of the yellow fever epidemic in Memphis, Tennessee. By the end of the epidemic 5,200 of the residence would die.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 25

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

English (mainly Devon): from the medieval female personal name Peronel, Pernel, Parnell, a vernacular form of Latin Petronilla. This is a diminutive of Petronia, feminine of Petronius, a Roman family name of uncertain etymology. It was borne by an early Roman martyr about whom little is known.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jennie E Boatright in household of Carroll C Boatright, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Jennie E Boatwright in household of Carro C Boatwright, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Jennie E Boatwright in household of Carroll C Boatwright, "United States Census, 1910"

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