Benjamin Prince Jenne

16 May 1806–18 February 1896 (Age 89)
Plymouth, Windsor, Vermont, United States

The Life Summary of Benjamin

When Benjamin Prince Jenne was born on 16 May 1806, in Plymouth, Windsor, Vermont, United States, his father, Prince Elisha Jenne, was 24 and his mother, Olive Lincoln, was 23. He married Sarah Comstock Snyder on 20 January 1830, in St. Lawrence, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Wanship, Summit, Utah, United States in 1880. He died on 18 February 1896, in Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Rose Hill Cemetery, Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States.

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Benjamin Prince Jenne
Sarah Comstock Snyder
Marriage: 20 January 1830
Benjamin Hyrum Jenne
Lovisa Jenne
Isaac Jenne
Olive Sophronia Jenne
Chester Jenne
Sarah Jane Jenne
Roseanna Jenne
Maria Jenne
Brigham Jenne
William Henry Jenne
Robert Jenne

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  • Marriage
    20 January 1830St. Lawrence, New York, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Atlantic slave trade abolished.
    Age 23
    Earliest Memorial: Unknown Schwartzenberger BIRTH unknown DEATH 31 Dec 1829 BURIAL Rose Hill Cemetery Idaho Falls, Bonneville County, Idaho, USA PLOT NP MEMORIAL ID 74275374
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 24
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    Name Meaning

    English and French: nickname from Middle English, Old French prince (from Latin princeps).Americanized form (translation into English) of German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) Prinz ‘prince’, or its Czech, Slovak, Slovenian or some other Slavic cognate Princ, from princ ‘prince’.Americanized form of Slovenian Primc: status name for one who lives in the house of his father-in-law, from a derivative of primiti ‘to accept, to take over’.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Sarah Jane Jenne Cannon By Janath Russell Cannon

    Cannon Family Historical Treasury Published by George Cannon Family Association 1967 Sarah Jane Jenne Cannon By Janath Russell Cannon Sources: Biographical sketch by Sarah Jane’s daughter Rosannah …

    Sources (38)

    • Benjamin Jenne in household of Jane Jene, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Benjamin Jenne in entry for William Henry Jenne, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Benj Jenne in household of William H Jenne, "United States Census, 1880"

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