Obituary for George Allen Jennings (1840-1918)
No. 071 - Uncited clippings from the "Neva Murphy Hubbard Collection" of Beth Rengers Talken, 1998.
Our subject was born near Cumberland Gap, Tenn., January 22, 1840. At the age of 21
years he came to Missouri and settled on a farm south of Moscow Mills, where he lived to
the ripe age of 78 years, 7 months and 9 days, when death claimed him, Sept. 1, 1918.
He married Mary Ellen WILSON Dec. 14, 1865. One son, E.M. JENNINGS of Troy, remains of this union. Death claiming his wife, he was then married to Bettie B. CUNNINGHAM Nov. 12 1875. Five children were born of this union, G. G. JENNINGS, of Hartshorne, Okla., Mrs. Nat MILLER of near Moscow Mills, Charles and Grover of St. Louis and George R., of Moscow vicinity.
Mr. JENNINGS was one of the good men of his day and community. He was a useful citizen, a kind husband and father. The funeral services were held in the home Tuesday, Sept. 3, 1918, conducted by the writer. A large company of neighbors and relatives attended. The burial was in the MILLER graveyard. May he rest in peace.
Note regarding clippings from the "Neva Murphy Hubbard Collection": Neva Murphy Hubbard (1886-1971) lived all of her life in Lincoln County, MO. She collected a large file of clippings of Lincoln County residents. The majority of the clippings were without citation. Beth Rengers Talken, beneficiary of the collection, has transcribed them for inclusion in our Lincoln County Heritage Records.
Submitted to HERITAGE PAGES of LINCOLN COUNTY, MISSOURI by Beth Rengers Talken, 18 September 1998.
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