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Asa Will Jennings

Male 1907 - 1972


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  • Name  Asa Will Jennings  [1, 2
    Born  26 Jun 1907  [1
    Gender  Male 
    Died  15 Jun 1972  [1
    Buried  Palm Cemetery, Winter Park, Orange, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID  I1409  CHS Genealogy
    Last Modified  10 Aug 2015 

    Father  Asa Kent Jennings,   b. 20 Sep 1877, Ontario, Wayne, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1933 
    Mother  Amy Will,   b. 1876,   d. 1970 
    Married  6 Aug 1902  Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    • Miss Amy Will and Asa Kent Jennings were married at the home of the bride's parents. [3]
    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) [8]
    Family ID  F362  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S19] Find A Grave, findagrave.com., http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=33275535 (Reliability: 1), 26 Jan 2009.
      Asa Will Jennings

    2. [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

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

    4. [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

    5. [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

    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. [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

    8. [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