Descendants of William G. Jennings

From the Personal Files of Patricia G. (Haymond) Viellenave

January 25, 2000

Generation No. 1

1. William G.1 Jennings was born Abt. 1814 in VA., and died Bet. 1860 - 1870. He married Helen A. Unknown. She was born Bet. 1815 - 1817 in VA.

Notes :for William G. Jennings:

1860 Upshur Co. VA/WV (Wes Cochran), pg. 22, census# 337-339, age: 46 Va farmer

1870 Gone from census, wife in dau Edonia & husbands home

Notes: for Helen A. Unknown:

1860 Upshur Co. VA/WV (Wes Cochran), pg. 22, census# 337-339, age: 43 VA

1870 Buckhannon District, Upshur Co. WV, (Wes Cochran), pg. 29, census# 3-3, age: 55 VA in dau & son in law Charles E. Mylins & Edonia home

Children of William Jennings and Helen Unknown are:

i. GUINNETTA E.2 JENNINGS, b. Abt. 1839, VA.

Notes: for GUINNETTA E. JENNINGS:

1860 Upshur Co. VA/WV (Wes Cochran), pg. 22, census# 337-339, age: 21 VA domestic, at home with parents

2. ii. JAMES LUCIEN JENNINGS, SR., b. Abt. 1839, Prince William Co., VA.

3. iii. EDMONIA B. JENNINGS, b. Abt. 1841, VA.

iv. COLUMBIA F. JENNINGS, b. Abt. 1842, VA.

Notes for COLUMBIA F. JENNINGS:

1860 Upshur Co. VA/WV (Wes Cochran), pg. 22, census# 337-339, age: 18 VA domestic, at home with parents

v. LEVENIA S. JENNINGS, b. Abt. 1844, VA.

Notes for LEVENIA S. JENNINGS:

1860 Upshur Co. VA/WV (Wes Cochran), pg. 22, census# 337-339, age: 16 VA domestic

vi. ALICE M. JENNINGS, b. Abt. 1847, VA.

Notes for ALICE M. JENNINGS:

1860 Upshur Co. VA/WV (Wes Cochran), pg. 22, census# 337-339, age: 13 VA

vii. JOHN JENNINGS, b. Abt. 1850, VA.

Notes for JOHN JENNINGS:

1860 Upshur Co. VA/WV (Wes Cochran), pg. 22, census# 337-339, age: 10 VA

viii. SARAH F. JENNINGS, b. June 4, 1855, Upshur Co.WV.

Notes for SARAH F. JENNINGS:

Upshur Co. births, pg. 19, record#1-08-10

1860 Upshur Co. VA/WV (Wes Cochran), pg. 22, census# 337-339, age: she is not listed and may have died

ix. EDWARD MARSHALL JENNINGS, b. August 30, 1856, Upshur Co. WV.

Notes for EDWARD MARSHALL JENNINGS:

Upshur Co. births, pg. 19, record#1-15-147

1860 Upshur Co. VA/WV (Wes Cochran), pg. 22, census# 337-339, age: 5 Va

Generation No. 2

2. James Lucien2 Jennings, Sr. (William G.1) was born Abt. 1839 in Prince William Co., VA. He married Mary Elizabeth Loudin February 1, 1862 in Upshur Co. WV, daughter of Thomas Loudin and Margaret Unknown. She was born Abt. April 19, 1832 in Lewis Co., VA/WV, and died October 19, 1898.

Notes for James Lucien Jennings, Sr.:

His full name listed on son Wilburs birth record, he is listed as in the Union Army

1870 Upshur Co. pg, 67, age 33 VA farmer, Warren district

1880 Upshur Co. census, pg. 307, wife . sons Wilbur, John & Phillip

Buckhannon Warren District cemetery book, pg. 45, no dates only this listed was his parents, wife and that he was in Co. C 1 WV Cav.

Notes for Mary Elizabeth Loudin:

Listed as Elizabeth Loudin on son Wilburs birth record

1870 Upshur Co. pg. 67, age: 36 VA keep house, give dob abt 1834

Buckhannon/Warren District cemetery book, pg. 45, her parents, husband listed, she was 66y6mon

Marriage record gives dob abt 1839

Marriage Notes for James Jennings and Mary Loudin:

Upshur Co. marr, 1853-1896, pg. 23

He was 23, she was 23, place of birth & parents listed. Both were living in Upshur Co.

Children of James Jennings and Mary Loudin are:

i. WILBER FISK3 JENNINGS, b. May 25, 1866, Upshur Co.WV.

Notes for WILBER FISK JENNINGS:

Upshur Co. births, pg. 19, record# 1-52-95

1870 listed as William F. 4 WV

1880 listed as Wilbur 14 WV

ii. JOHN L. JENNINGS, b. June 11, 1868, Upshur Co.hur Co., WV.

Notes for JOHN L. JENNINGS:

Upshur Co. births, pg. 59, record #1-58-35

1900 Buckhannon District, pg, 56 has a John Jennings, b: June 1871 WV with a unnamed brother b: Au 1874 WV, John listed as store clerk, brother works in asylum, census#285-301, I have no brother born abt 1874 listed for his John and this John was born as listed according to Upshur Co.hur Co. birth records

1870 Upshur Co. pg. 67, age: 1 WV, listed as John L. Jennings

iii. JAMES L. JENNINGS, JR., b. Abt. 1871, Upshur Co.hur Co., WV; m. VESTIE DOWELL, October 3, 1901, Upshur Co.hur Co., WV; b. Abt. 1881, Upshur Co.hur Co., WV.

Marriage Notes for JAMES JENNINGS and VESTIE DOWELL:

Upshur Co. marr, 1896-1923, pg. 30

He was 30, she was 20, place of birth & parents listed

4. iv. PHILIP JENNINGS, b. September 1871, Upshur Co.hur Co., WV.

3. Edmonia B.2 Jennings (William G.1) was born Abt. 1841 in VA. She married Charles E. Mylins. He was born Abt. 1844.

Notes for Edmonia B. Jennings:

1860 Upshur Co.hur Co., VA/WV (Wes Cochran), pg. 22, census# 337-339, age: 19 VA domestic, at home with parents

1870 Buckhannon District, Upshur Co.hur Co., WV, (Wes Cochran), pg. 29, census# 3-3, age: 28 VA keep house

Notes for Charles E. Mylins:

1870 Buckhannon District, Upshur Co.hur Co., WV, (Wes Cochran), pg. 29, census# 3-3, age: 26 Wertnburg, watchmilk, has his mother in law Elizabeth Jennings in his home

Children of Edmonia Jennings and Charles Mylins are:

i. EMMA3 MYLINS, b. Abt. 1868, WV.

Notes for EMMA MYLINS:

1870 Buckhannon District, Upshur Co. WV, (Wes Cochran), pg. 29, census# 3-3, age: 2 WV

ii. NANCY MYLINS, b. Abt. 1869, WV.

Notes for NANCY MYLINS:

1870 Buckhannon District, Upshur Co. WV, (Wes Cochran), pg. 29, census# 3-3, age: 1 VA

Generation No. 3

4. Philip3 Jennings (James Lucien2, William G.1) was born September 1871 in Upshur Co. WV. He married Bessie Gould November 3, 1902 in Upshur Co. WV, daughter of Lauton Gould and Virginia Mundy. She was born Abt. 1880 in Upshur Co.WV.

Notes for Philip Jennings:

Upshur Co. births, pg. 59 has his date as Sep 1871, record# 1-75-37, but that may be the correct date, marr age gives dob abt 1873

Marriage Notes for Philip Jennings and Bessie Gould:

Upshur Co. marr. 1896-1923 pg. 37

He was 29, she was 22, place of birth & parents listed

He was living in Lewis Co., WV

Child of Philip Jennings and Bessie Gould is:

i. THELMA4 JENNINGS, m. FLOYD SHOULDIS.

I can not find anything on their marriage in Lewis or Upshur Co.

Sources used in this research:

Wes Cochran publications:

1850-1870 Upshur and Lewis Co., VA/WV census records

1853-1896 and 1896-1923 Upshur Co., VA/WV. marriages

Billie Faye Drost and Karon Janel King Upshur County West Virginia Births 1853-1897

1900 Census of Upshur County West Virginia complied by: Lemoyne Wolfe and Karon King


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