Genevieve “Jennie” Vowels

Female18 January 1887–9 April 1917

Brief Life History of Genevieve “Jennie”

When Genevieve “Jennie” Vowels was born on 18 January 1887, in Nelson, Kentucky, United States, her father, Charles Thomas Vowels, was 35 and her mother, Rosa Belle Potts, was 25. She married John Monroe Bryan on 4 January 1906, in Nelson, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 9 April 1917, in her hometown, at the age of 30, and was buried in New Haven, Nelson, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Monroe Bryan
Genevieve “Jennie” Vowels
Marriage: 4 January 1906
Mary Leona Bryan
Ada Corrine Bryan
William Cornelius Bryan
Virginia Merl Bryan
Eleanor Bryan
Frederick Eugene “Fred” Bryan

Sources (17)

  • Jennie V Vowels in household of Chas T Vowels, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Genevia Vorrels in entry for Mand Vittitow and Virginia Bryan, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2019"
  • Jennie V. Bryan, "Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1955"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 January 1906Nelson, Kentucky, United States
  • Children (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (12)

    +7 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

    Age 3

    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.

    1892 · The Radio is invented

    Age 5

    Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 9

    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    Name Meaning

    English (Somerset and Gloucestershire): variant of Fowles with southern voicing of the initial fricative.

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

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