Bernard Farmer Jennings

28 July 1914–8 September 1985 (Age 71)
Bridgewater, McCook, South Dakota, United States

The Life of Bernard Farmer

When Bernard Farmer Jennings was born on 28 July 1914, in Bridgewater, McCook, South Dakota, United States, his father, Francis Thomas Jennings, was 44 and his mother, Anna Jane Baldwin, was 44. He married Lorraine Gertrude Cline on 7 June 1939, in Bridgewater, McCook, South Dakota, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died on 8 September 1985, in South Dakota, United States, at the age of 71.

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Bernard Farmer Jennings
Lorraine Gertrude Cline
Marriage: 7 June 1939
Mary Rae Jennings

Spouse and Children

7 June 1939
Bridgewater, McCook, South Dakota, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Francis Thomas Jennings





    Mary E Jennings


    Thomas J. Jennings



    Teresea Jennings


    Issabelle Jennings


+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 2

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.

Age 3

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 21

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Janyn, Jenyn, a pet form of John .2 German: patronymic from a pet form of the personal name Johannes ( see John ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Bernard Jennings in household of Anna Jennings, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Bernard F Jennings, "South Dakota, State Census, 1915"
  • Bernard F Jenning in household of Frank T Jenning, "United States Census, 1920"

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