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Family: Asa Kent Jennings/Amy M. Will (F362)

m. 6 Aug 1902


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  • Asa Kent JenningsFather | Male
    Asa Kent Jennings

    Born  20 Sep 1877  Ontario, Wayne, New York Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  1933   
    Buried  1933  Cleveland Village Cemetery, North Street, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location
    Married  6 Aug 1902  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6]  Cleveland, Oswego, New York  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6] Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Hiram Jennings | F363 Group Sheet 
    Mother   

    Mother | Female
    Amy M. Will

    Born  1876   
    Died  1970   
    Buried     
    Father  David N. Will | F577 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Rosa Clark | F577 Group Sheet 

    Child 1 | Female
    Ortha Jennings

    Born  1903   
    Died  1903   
    Buried    Cleveland Village Cemetery, North Street, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 2 | Male
    Asa Will Jennings

    Born  26 Jun 1907   
    Died  15 Jun 1972   
    Buried    Palm Cemetery, Winter Park, Orange, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 3 | Male
    Wilbur F. Jennings

    Born  18 Jul 1909   
    Died  1 Nov 1995   
    Buried    Palm Cemetery, Winter Park, Orange, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 4 | Female
    Bertha M. Jennings

    Born  10 May 1914   
    Died  11 Dec 1977   
    Buried    Palm Cemetery, Winter Park, Orange, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location

  • Notes 
    • Although it's not exactly clear when Asa's wife, Amy, and their children joined Asa overseas, but we do know that the entire family arrived in Smyrna in August of 1922.

      "The YMCA had arranged for Jennings and his family to stay at a home near the campus of International College, a preparatory school for boys in the nearby suburb of Paradise ..." (p.27) [7]

    Married:
    • Miss Amy Will and Asa Kent Jennings were married at the home of the bride's parents. [6]

  • Sources 
    1. [S19] Find A Grave, findagrave.com., http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=29833305 (Reliability: 1), 13 Oct 2008.
      Asa Kent Jennings

    2. [S19] Find A Grave, findagrave.com., http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=30552999 (Reliability: 1), 13 Oct 2008.
      Amy Will Jennings

    3. [S97] The Greatest Rescue in History [Video], Rodger L. Jennings, (Rodger Jennings), Vol.1-4., https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oWxv1UGXoMY (Reliability: 2), 4 Nov 2012.

    4. [S103] The Great Fire: One Americans Mission to Rescue Victims of the 20th Centurys First Genocide, Lou Ureneck, (HarperCollins), 978-0-06-225988-2., 18-19, 21 (Reliability: 2), 10 Aug 2015.
      An Innocent Arrives

    5. [S104] The Saga of Friendship: Asa Kent Jennings and The American Friends of Turkey, Rifat N. Bali, (Firma Iletisim Ltd. Sti.), 978-605-89308-3-4., 39 (Reliability: 2), 24 Aug 2015.
      Missionary and YMCA Activities in Turkey

    6. [S88] Queen Central News, (Camden News, Inc.), 4 (Reliability: 1), 18 Sep 2017.
      1902

    7. [S103] The Great Fire: One Americans Mission to Rescue Victims of the 20th Centurys First Genocide, Lou Ureneck, (HarperCollins), 978-0-06-225988-2., 22, 27 (Reliability: 2), 10 Aug 2015.
      An Innocent Arrives