Jenna Dean

April 1870–about 1879 (Age 8)
Flintstone, Allegany, Maryland, United States

The Life of Jenna

When Jenna Dean was born in April 1870, in Flintstone, Allegany, Maryland, United States, her father, George W. Dean, was 26 and her mother, Amanda J Street, was 23. She died about 1879, in her hometown, at the age of 9.

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Family Time Line

George W. Dean
1844–1915
Amanda J Street
1847–
Lilly Dean
1869–
Jenna Dean
1870–1879
Eva Dean
1872–1902
Maggie Dean
1875–1890
James Dean
1877–
Edna Dean
1879–

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World Events (3)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 2

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1872 · The Amnesty Act

Age 2

A federal law which reversed most of the penalties on former Confederate soldiers by the Fourteenth Amendment. The Act affected over 150,000 troops that were a part of the Civil War.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 5

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.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name from Middle English dene ‘valley’ (Old English denu), or a habitational name from any of several places in various parts of England named Dean, Deane, or Deen from this word. In Scotland this is a habitational name from Den in Aberdeenshire or Dean in Ayrshire.2 English: occupational name for the servant of a dean or nickname for someone thought to resemble a dean. A dean was an ecclesiastical official who was the head of a chapter of canons in a cathedral. The Middle English word deen is a borrowing of Old French d(e)ien, from Latin decanus (originally a leader of ten men, from decem ‘ten’), and thus is a cognate of Deacon .3 Irish: variant of Deane .

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

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  • Jenna Dean in household of G W Dean, "United States Census, 1870"

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