Biography of Samuel Jennings
Clay, St Joseph County, IN Biographies





Samuel Jennings, a farmer on sec. 30; P. 0., South Bend; is a son of Samuel and Matilda (Bargdoll) Jennings, and was born in this tp. in 1845; h9 is of English German descent. His father, who died in 1874, was a native of New York; his mother, a native of Virginia, died in 1864. Mr. J. was married in 1870 to Mary Milton, a native of Missouri, born in 1856; she is the mother of 3 children: Lillian M., Harry S. and Asher M. He owns on sec. 30, 80 acres of land, worth about $60 per acre. His wife is a member of the Catholic Church. Politically, he is a Democrat. His educational advantages were good, attended college at Notre Dame for several years. Mr. J. is now Assessor of the tp. In 1863 he enlisted in the army at South Bend, as a private, under the command of Capt. W. W. Andrews, in the 21st Indiana Battery; he was in the service until the close of the war, when he was discharged, June 27, 1865.


From:
History of St. Joseph County, Indiana
Chas. C. Chapman & Co., Publisher
Chicago 1880.


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