Jennie Levenstein

14 September 1893–15 March 1996 (Age 102)
Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Jennie

Jennie Levenstein was born on 14 September 1893, in Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States. She died on 15 March 1996, in Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States, at the age of 102.

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Abe Abram
Jennie Levenstein

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World Events (3)

1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Age 1

On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

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.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 5

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

Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name, or perhaps an ornamental elaboration associated with the name Leyb; from Middle High German lēwe ‘lion’, translating the Yiddish male personal name Leyb ( see Low 3) + German stein ‘stone’, ‘rock’. There may have been some confusion between the first element and the personal name Levi ( see Levy ).

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

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  • Jennie Levenstein Abram (1893 - 1996) - Find A Grave Memorial

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