Jehu J Jennings

3 May 1856–13 February 1870 (Age 13)
Woodbury, Gloucester, New Jersey, United States

The Life of Jehu J

When Jehu J Jennings was born on 3 May 1856, in Woodbury, Gloucester, New Jersey, United States, his father, Jehu Jennings, was 25 and his mother, Anna Elizabeth Redfield, was 18. He lived in Centre Township, Camden, New Jersey, United States in 1860. He died on 13 February 1870, in Newton Township, Camden, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 13.

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Jehu Jennings
Anna Elizabeth Redfield
Belin Redfield Jennings
Jehu J Jennings
Charles H Jennings

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World Events (6)


Age 5

No Civil War battles took place within the state boundaries of New Jersey, but its citizens participated extensively in the war. Volunteers that were turned away ended up serving in the militias of nearby states like Pennsylvania and New York. Whenever President Lincoln requested more troops, New Jersey responded quickly. In total, the state contributed over 88,000 soldiers (6,000 of which died).

Age 7

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Age 9

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

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)

  • Jehu Jennings in household of Jehu Jennings, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Jennings, "New Jersey Births and Christenings, 1660-1980"
  • Jennings, "New Jersey Births and Christenings, 1660-1980"

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