Jennie Amelia Lehew

1874–1963 (Age 88)
Nebraska, United States

The Life of Jennie Amelia

When Jennie Amelia Lehew was born on 30 December 1874, in Nebraska, United States, her father, John Abraham LeHew, was 19 and her mother, Emma Teresa Hostler, was 22. She had at least 3 sons and 2 daughters with Joseph Henry Blumb. She lived in Henderson, Illinois, United States in 1880. She died on 15 February 1963, at the age of 88, and was buried in El Paso Cemetery, El Paso, Woodford, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jennie Amelia Lehew
Joseph Henry Blumb
Joseph Eleary Blumb
Elmer S Blumb
Albert Abraham Blumb
Margaret Ella Blumb
Mary Blumb

Spouse & Children



  • Male1898–1984Male

  • Elmer S Blumb


  • Male1903–1986Male

  • Margaret Ella Blumb


  • Mary Blumb


Parents & Siblings

  • John Abraham LeHew


  • Emma Teresa Hostler




World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

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 1

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.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 24

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

Possibly an altered form of French Lehu(e), Leheu, Leheut, or Leheux, a nickname or metonymic occupational name, from Old French hos, hues ‘boot’, with the suffix le.

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

Sources (1)

  • Jennie Lehue in household of John A Lehue, "United States Census, 1880"

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