IAGenWeb Project - Clayton co.
updated May 1, 2011

Jennings Family Album

Page 2


Daughter of William Warder Jennings, JR and Mary Ann Lewis


Carrie Emma Jennings Reilly

Carrie Emma Jennings Reilly (R) and an unknown woman
Carrie Emma Jennings Reilly (R) and an unknown woman
,
undated

Carrie Emma Jennings was born March 8, 1866 in Clayton co. Iowa. She removed to Rawlins co. Kansas with her parents in 1880. She married Jack Reilly February 2, 1883. She died March 30, 1951.

Carrie wrote a journal about her life, the Jennings family and Reilly. After her death, her daughter Winifred finished the journal.

Read the Journal of Carrie Emma Jennings Reilly
The Journal is in .pdf format and opens in a new window. To view the Journal you will need Adobe-Reader installed on your computer.

~The photos of Carrie & her son John, and Carrie's Journal were contributed by Mary Courtney, 3rd g-granddaughter of William W. Jennings

Carrie Emma Jennings Reilly
Carrie Emma Jennings Reilly
undated

John Elmer Reilly
John Elmer Reilly, son of Carrie Emma

~~~~ ~~~~ ~~~~ ~~~~

Children of Edwin C. Jennings and Caroline "Lena" Stahl

Jennie Jennings Hansel

Jennie Jennings was born January 30, 1886 in Clayton co. and died June 20, 1908 in Clayton co. She married  George W. Hansel  July 04, 1905 in Clayton co. He was born October 15, 1881 in Clayton co. and died April 22, 1937 in Clayton co.

George W. Hansel & Jennie Jennings wedding 1905
George W. Hansel & Jennie Jennings wedding 1905

Jennie Jennings in her wedding dress
Jennie in her wedding dress

Their children:
Elva born July 13,1906 and died Aug 15, 1980 in Dyersville, Iowa. Russell born Oct 4,1907 and died Dec 14, 1972 in Appleton, Outagamie County, Wisconsin.



Laura Matilda Jennings Corson

Thurman F. Corson & Laura Jennings
Thurman F. Corson & Laura M. Jennings wedding, 1915

Laura M. Jennings Corson
Laura M. Jennings Corson

Laura Matilda Jennings was born 11/03/1887. She died 7/27/1971. She married Thurman Franklin Corson on March 9,1915.  At left is their wedding photo. He was born 3/2/1882, and died 1/15/1940. They were the parents of 8 children.



Earl Jennings

Earl Jennings, born March 4,1891; died March 18,1924. He was married Jan 29,1913 to Gertrude Lucreta Hansel. She was born June 26,1889 & died Sept. 1, 1972.

Gertrude remarried after Earl's death to Wilbur Hyde on November 18,1933.

Earl and Gertrude are buried at Mt Harmony Cemetery.

Earl Jennings & Gertrude L. Hansel wedding 1913
Earl Jennings & Gertrude L. Hansel wedding 1913

~~~~ ~~~~ ~~~~ ~~~~

Child of Edwin C. Jennings and Malinda Harbaugh


Arthur Guy Jennings -
son of Edwin Jennings and Malinda Harbaugh Jennings, was born August 27,1899 in Elkport, Iowa. He graduated from Elkport High School in May 1917. He married Marie Lizzie Thien in 1919. They had 3 children: Walter Russell, 1920-1954; Clyde Edwin, (private), and Inez Mae, 1929-2002. Arthur died in 1970 and Marie died in 1991.

Arthur Guy Jennings, age 3 or 4
Arthur Guy Jennings, age 3 or 4

Arthur Guy Jennings, age 16
Arthur Guy Jennings, age 16
Arthur Guy Jennings, 1917
Arthur Guy Jennings, 1917
Arthur G. Jennings and Marie L. Thein wedding 1919
Arthur G. Jennings & Marie L. Thein
wedding photo, 1919
Arthur G. Jennings and Marie L. Thein, 45th anniversary, 1964
Arthur G. Jennings & Marie L. Thein
45th wedding anniversary, 1964
 Jennings Farm 1883-2005 (click to enlarge)
Jennings farm at Garber, Iowa
1883-2005
(click to enlarge the photo)

Edwin Jennings raised his family on the farm, as did Arthur & Marie Jennings. Clyde and Helen Walters Jennings bought the farm in March 1969 having rented until then.

Family of Arthur G. Jennings and Marie L. Thein, 1942
Family of Arthur G. Jennings and Marie L. Thein, 1942

L-R: Clyde Edwin, Inez Mae Jennings Akers, Walter Russell
Front: Art & Marie

~~~~ ~~~~ ~~~~ ~~~~


Children of George W. Hansel & Jennie Jennings

Elva & Russell Hansel

Elva Hansel, born July 13,1906 and died Aug 15, 1980 in Dyersville, Iowa. Russell Hansel, born Oct 4,1907 and died Dec 14, 1972 in Appleton, Outagamie County, Wisconsin.

Russell Hansel
Russell Hansel
Elva Hansel O'Connor
Elva Hansel O'Connor

~~~~ ~~~~ ~~~~ ~~~~


Children of Thurman Franklin 'Frank' Corson & Laura M. Jennings

Raymond Franklin Corson

Raymond Franklin Corson

Raymond F. was born August 31,1915 at Littleport & died Feb 24,1979 in Durham, Durham county, North Carolina.

Melvin Jennings Corson

Melvin Jennings Corson

Melvin J. was born Oct 23,1916 at Littleport & died January 15, 2002 at Racine, Racine co. Wisconsin.

Ruth Arlene Courson Tuecke

Ruth Arlene Courson Tuecke

Ruth Arlene was born January 23, 1918 at Littleport. She died January 16, 2016.

Leona Mae Corson Ortman Mohr

Leona Mae Corson Ortman Mohr

Leona Mae was born May 03, 1920 at Littleport & died Oct. 23,1997 in Elkader.

Carl Edwin Corson

Carl Edwin Corson

Carl Edwin was born April 12,1922 at Littleport & died May 07, 2007 at Santa Rosa, Sonona co. CA.

Lois Carolyn Corson Yohe

Lois Carolyn Corson Yohe

Lois Carolyn was orn November 26, 1923 Littleport & died July 1986 at Maquoketa, Jackson co. IA

Esther Corson Reick

Esther Corson Reick

Esther was born Sept 26,1925 and died Nov. 09, 2006.

Doris Naomi Corson Gossman

Doris Naomi Corson Gossman

Doris Naomi was born October 30, 1927 at Littleport & died March 04,1978 in Dubuque, Dubuque co. IA



brothers Melvin & Carl E. Corson

L: Melvin Jennings Corson, Oct 23,1916 - Jan 15, 2002
R: Carl Edwin Corson, April 12,1922 - May 07, 2007

Doris (L) and Esther (R) Corson with their niece Myra Jean in the center.

Doris (L) and Esther (R) Corson with their niece Myra Jean Corson in the center. Myra is Raymond Franklin Corson's daughter. Photo ca1935/1936.

~~~~~~

~Unless otherwise credited, the photos were contributed by Helen Walters Jennings from personal collection of photos. Helen's email address can be found in the surname registry for 'Jennings'.

Return to Photo Album index