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Descendants of John (possibly William Sr.) Jennings




Generation No. 1


1. JOHN (POSSIBLY WILLIAM SR.)1 JENNINGS was born January 1822 in Roanoke, Virginia, and died April 02, 1889 in Floyd County, Virginia. He married HANNAH WIMMER November 27, 1849 in Floyd County, Virginia, daughter of JOHN WIMMER and MARY AKERS. She was born May 1831 in Franklin County, Virginia, and died Aft. 1903 in Floyd County, Virginia.

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OHN (POSSIBLY WILLIAM SR.) JENNINGS:
Burial: 1889, Huffville Cemetery, Floyd County, Virginia
Cause of death: 1889, Dropsey
Census a: 1850, Floyd County, Virginia, age 27 Roanoke, #43-43 listed as John Idings.
Census b: 1860, Floyd County, Virginia, age 38 VA, Huffville Post Office #168/157, house carpenter, shown as John.
Census c: 1870, Floyd County, Virginia, age 49 VA, Locust Grove Township page 38 #285/273, miller.
Census d: 1880, Floyd County, Virginia, age 58 VA VA VA, ED# 30 #291/294, works in sawmill.
Military service: Abt. 1863, Confederate States Soldier.

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ANNAH WIMMER:
Census: 1840, Franklin County, Virginia, age 5-10, at home, shown as female age over 5 and under 10.
Census a: 1850, Floyd County, Virginia, age 19 Franklin, with husband, shown as Hannah Idings.
Census b: 1860, Floyd County, Virginia, age 27, with husband.
Census c: 1870, Floyd County, Virginia, age 34, VA, with husband, shown as Hannah.
Census d: 1880, Floyd County, Virginia, age 50 VA VA VA, with husband, shown as Hannah.
Census e: 1890, Floyd County, Virginia, age 65 (widowed), page 146 with son John W. shown as head of household.
Census f: 1900, Floyd County, Virginia, age 69 VA VA VA, ED# 19 #276-288, born May 1831, widowed, 10 children 8 living, shown as Hannah.
Note 1: March 20, 1903, Floyd County, Virginia, (Form No. 3) Application of Widow filed for deceased husband's confederate pension.
Note 2: March 1903, Floyd County, Virginia, affadavit of comrades of civil war soldiers signed by witnesses Charles H. Huff and Hosea Wimmer, physician B. W. (Brainard) Hines, soldiers John Weaver and Henry Dangerfield and commissioner of revenue C. W. Vest.
Note 3: September 17, 1903, Floyd County, Virginia, approval of confederate pension application and affidavits by Judge Henry W. Blair.
     
Children of J
OHN JENNINGS and HANNAH WIMMER are:
2. i.   MARY E. "SIS"2 JENNINGS, b. April 1850, Floyd County, Virginia; d. Aft. 1920, probably Montgomery County, Virginia.
  ii.   SARAH C. "CASH" JENNINGS, b. August 1851, Floyd County, Virginia; d. Unknown; m. (1) ROBERT E. HUFF, Bet. 1870 - 1889; b. 1845, Montgomery County, Virginia; d. Unknown; m. (2) JOHN V. "HARV" SMITH, Abt. 1889, Montgomery or Floyd County, Virginia; b. Bet. 1856 - 1859, Virginia; d. Unknown.
  More About SARAH C. "CASH" JENNINGS:
Census a: 1860, Floyd County, Virginia, age 7 VA, at home, shown as Sarah C.
Census b: 1870, Floyd County, Virginia, age 18 VA, at home, shown as Sarah C.
Census c: 1880, Floyd County, Virginia, age 27 VA VA VA, with husband, in the home of her sister Jane and brother in-law William Epperly, shown as Sarah C. Huff.
Census d: 1890, No Known Record
Census e: 1900, Montgomery County, Virginia, age 48 VA VA VA, with husband, no children, born August 1851, living next door to sister Mary E, shown as Sarah C.
Census f: 1910, Montgomery County, Virginia, age 54 VA VA VA, with husband, no children, married twice, shown as Sarah K.
Census g: 1920, Montgomery County, Virginia, age 65 VA VA VA, with husband, , living 2 doors down from sister Mary E, shown as Sarah C.

  More About ROBERT E. HUFF:
Census a: 1850, Montgomery County, Virginia, age 5 VA, at home, shown as Robert E.
Census b: 1860, Floyd County, Virginia, age 15 VA, at home, shown as Robert E.
Census c: 1870, unresearched
Census d: 1880, Floyd County, Virginia, age 35 VA VA VA, ED# 30 #306/306, boarder in the home of his sister in-law Jane (Jennings) R. Epperly, farm laborer, shown as Robert E.

  More About JOHN V. "HARV" SMITH:
Census e: 1900, Montgomery County, Virginia, age 44 VA VA VA, ED# 69 # 174/174, born 1856, married 11 years, farmer, shown as John V.
Census f: 1910, Montgomery County, Virginia, age 50 VA VA VA ED# 99 # 2/2, married once for 20 years, home farmer, shown as John V.
Census g: 1920, Montgomery County, Virginia, age 59 VA VA VA, ED# 114 # 90/90, general farmer, shown as John V.

3. iii.   JAMES ASA JENNINGS, b. April 1855, Floyd County, Virginia; d. Bet. 1900 - 1910, Virginia.
4. iv.   JANE "ROSIE" JENNINGS, b. May 1854, Floyd County, Virginia; d. 1934, Floyd County, Virginia.
5. v.   JOHN WILLIAM JENNINGS, JR., b. April 09, 1858, Floyd County, Virginia; d. May 12, 1944, Floyd County, Virginia.
6. vi.   TABITHA "PHOEBE" JENNINGS, b. 1860, Floyd County, Virginia; d. October 05, 1882, Floyd County, Virginia.
7. vii.   CHARLES FLEMING JENNINGS, b. May 20, 1866, Floyd County, Virginia; d. September 21, 1945, Christiansburg, Montgomery County, Virginia.
8. viii.   ALGELA P. JENNINGS, b. September 26, 1868, Floyd County, Virginia; d. August 12, 1954, Floyd County, Virginia.
  ix.   ANNIE JENNINGS, b. Abt. 1874, Floyd County, Virginia; d. Unknown.
  More About ANNIE JENNINGS:
Census a: 1880, Floyd County, Virginia, age 6 VA VA VA, at home, shown as Annie.
Census b: 1890, Floyd County, Virginia, age 18, at home, shown as Annie.

  x.   UNKNOWN B JENNINGS, d. Unknown.


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