William Peter Jennings Jr

16 March 1907–29 September 1980 (Age 73)
Texas, United States

The Life of William Peter

When William Peter Jennings Jr was born on 16 March 1907, in Texas, United States, his father, William Peter Jennings, was 30 and his mother, Martha Ara Cooke, was 24. He married Thelma May Kindel on 4 June 1933, in Ellis, Oklahoma, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 29 September 1980, in Harris, Texas, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Houston, Harris, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Peter Jennings Jr
Thelma May Kindel
Marriage: 4 June 1933
William Peter Jennings III
Charles Maxwell Jennings
Cynthia Ann Jennings
David Lee Jennings

Spouse and Children

4 June 1933
Ellis, Oklahoma, United States


Parents and Siblings



    Robert Cecil Jennings Sr


    Abbie A Jennings



    Mildred C Jennings


    Maggie Lee Jennings


+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1914 · Steamboat Service Established with New York

Age 7

Satilla was the first Deepwater Steamship to arrive at the port of Houston. This accomplishment successfully established a steamboat service between Houston and New York City.

Age 20

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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)

  • William P Jennings in household of Alva Hill, "United States Census, 1930"
  • William Jennings in household of William P Jennings, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Willie P Jennings in household of William P Jennings, "United States Census, 1910"

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