Jennie A. Taft

Femalefrom 1873 to 1875–

Brief Life History of Jennie A.

When Jennie A. Taft was born from 1873 to 1875, in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Enos Taft, was 52 and her mother, Betsy Jane Miner, was 46. She married Albert Grant Bradish on 12 January 1895, in Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States. She lived in Upton, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States for about 40 years.

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Henry Wallace McBride
Jennie A. Taft
Marriage: 23 September 1915

Sources (7)

  • Jennie A Taft in household of Enos Taft, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Jennie A McBride in household of Henry W McBride, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Jennie Amy Taft Bradish, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"

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  • Marriage
    23 September 1915
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (1)

    World Events (8)

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

    Age 2

    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

    Age 2

    During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.


    Age 31

    St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

    Name Meaning

    English (mainly Staffordshire and Derbyshire): variant of Toft .

    Jewish (Ashkenazic): artificial or metonymic occupational name from German Taft ‘taffeta’.

    History: Robert Taft (born c. 1640), lived in Braintree, MA, and subsequently Mendon, MA. — Alphonso Taft (1810–91), jurist and politician born in Townshend, VT, was the father of William Howard Taft (1857–1930), 27th president of the US and chief justice of the US Supreme Court.

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

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