Jennie Thirion

1891–1978 (Age 87)
De Pere, Brown, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Jennie

When Jennie Thirion was born on 12 March 1891, in De Pere, Brown, Wisconsin, United States, her father, Gustav Joseph Thirion, was 33 and her mother, Maximilia Anna Dardenne, was 32. She had at least 1 daughter with Elmer C Collen. She lived in De Pere, Brown, Wisconsin Territory, United States in 1910 and Green Bay, Brown, Wisconsin Territory, United States in 1940. She died on 29 December 1978, in Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in De Pere, Brown, Wisconsin Territory, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jennie Thirion
Elmer C Collen
Lucille Marianne Collen

Spouse & Children

  • Female1891–1978Female

  • Elmer C Collen




Parents & Siblings

  • Gustav Joseph Thirion


  • Maximilia Anna Dardenne




+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

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.
1907 · Law Passed for Child Employment

Age 16

The maximum hours for children to work were set to 55 per week.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 25

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

French: from a pet form of Thiry, a variant of Thierry .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Jennie Collen, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Jennie Thirien in household of John Collen, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Jennie Thirion in household of August Thirion, "United States Census, 1900"

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