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Amy Will

Female 1876 - 1970


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  • Name  Amy Will  [1, 2
    Born  1876  [2
    Gender  Female 
    Residence  1928  Smyrna, Turkey Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence  1933 - 1970  Winter Park, Orange, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Widowed, Amy made her home in Winter Park, Florida, until her death in 1970. [4]
    Died  1970  [2
    Buried 
    20081013 - Headstone: Amy Will Jennings
    20081013 - Headstone: Amy Will Jennings
    Photo by Kiely Malone
    20081013 - Headstone: Jennings Family
    20081013 - Headstone: Jennings Family
    Photo by Kiely Malone
    Person ID  I1408  CHS Genealogy
    Last Modified  12 Jan 2017 

    Father  David N. Will,   b. 28 Mar 1846, Hillsboro, Camden, Oneida, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jun 1928, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Rosa Clark 
    Married  28 Sep 1871  [3
    Family ID  F577  Group Sheet

    Family  Asa Kent Jennings,   b. 20 Sep 1877, Ontario, Wayne, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1933 
    Married  6 Aug 1902  Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 5, 6, 7, 8
    • Miss Amy Will and Asa Kent Jennings were married at the home of the bride's parents. [5]
    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) [9]
    Children 
     1. Ortha Jennings,   b. 1903,   d. 1903
     2. Asa Will Jennings,   b. 26 Jun 1907,   d. 15 Jun 1972
     3. Wilbur F. Jennings,   b. 18 Jul 1909,   d. 1 Nov 1995
     4. Bertha M. Jennings,   b. 10 May 1914,   d. 11 Dec 1977
    Last Modified  17 Sep 2017 
    Family ID  F362  Group Sheet

  • 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. [S12] Oswego Palladium Times, 3 (Reliability: 1), 21 Jun 1928.
      Vicinity Deaths: David N. Will

    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., 391 (Reliability: 2), 10 Aug 2015.
      Afterword

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

    6. [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.

    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., 18-19, 21 (Reliability: 2), 10 Aug 2015.
      An Innocent Arrives

    8. [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

    9. [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