Jennie Travis Tarrants

Kentucky, United States

The Life of Jennie Travis

When Jennie Travis Tarrants was born in September 1885, in Kentucky, United States, her father, Robert H Tarrants, was 26 and her mother, Louisa E. Young, was 19. She had at least 1 son with Norman House. She lived in Magisterial District 1 Bowling Green, Warren, Kentucky, United States in 1900 and Princeton, Gibson, Indiana, United States in 1910.

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Jennie Travis Tarrants
Norman House
Verner Howes

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  • Verner Howes


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World Events (8)

1892 · The Radio is invented

Age 7

Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 21

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 31

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

Variant of German and Dutch Arends .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (2)

  • Jennie Howes in household of Norman Howes, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Jennie I Tarrants in household of Malvina Autry, "United States Census, 1900"

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