Several persons bearing the name Jennings (variously spelled) located in Massachusetts in its early settlement. Richard Jennings put himself as apprentice to Robert Bartlett, of Plymouth, in 1635, for a period of years. He is said to have lived at Sandwich, whence he moved to Bridgewater, and had a family of children. The Jennings family was long prominent and highly respected in the town of Sandwich, but in time became practically extinct there. Thomas Jennings was an early settler in Portsmouth, R. I. It is, however, the purpose to refer here to the special Fall River family of the name the head of which was the late William H. Jennings. The latter was a descendant in the seventh generation from John Jennings of Sandwich, Mass., from whom his descent is through Isaac, John, Isaac, Isaac and Andrew M. Jennings. These generations follow in the order named.
The classic work often cited by more contemporaneous authors on early New England families and the records of them found within the Principal Probate Registry, Somerset House, Strand, the Public Record Office, Fetter Lane, and the British Museum, Bloomsbury, while on a visit in London during the summer and fall of 1879.
Jared Ives, from Cheshire, Conn., settled in 1787 on the west side of the road, north of David Pratt. Enos Ives lived nearly across the road from him. John Rockwell, jr., came to Cornwall from Ridgefield, Conn., in 1784, and settled on the farm now owned and occupied by his grandson, S. S. Rockwell. He first built on the west side of the road. He gradually acquired an extensive farm, which, after his death at the age of seventy-one years, September 5, 1825, become the property of his son, John Rockwell, who conveyed the farm to his son, the present
Charles Purdy Ives. Every substantial city in Kansas had reason to be grateful to a group of its individual citizens who took the lead in affairs and largely molded those influences and institutions which make the community noteworthy and distinctive. Baldwin City thus honors the memory of the late Charles Purdy Ives, who was not only a business man but a citizen who stood foremost in every movement for the general good. Mr. Ives had a very long and interesting career. He was born January 27, 1840, in West Plains, New York, now part of New York City. When a
TUTTLE, Mary Todd4, (Josiah3, John2, Christopher1) born March 27, 1720, died Dec. 1742, married Jan. 16, 1737, Nathaniel, son of Nathaniel and Esther (Blakeslee) Tuttle, who was born May 29, 1714 and married second Abigail Ingham. Children: I. Uri, b. Sept. 8, 1737, d. June 18, 1822, m. Dec. 5, 1764 Thankful Ives, who was born Mar. 14, 1747, d. Aug. 1, 1834. They lived in Bethany, Conn. II. Abagail, b. Aug. 31, 1740, d. 1828, m. Jan. 10, 1760 Joel Bradley, of Hamden, Ct., who d. Sept. 18, 1801 aged 62. III. Nathaniel, b. Nov. 26, 1742, d. Feb.
TURNER, Lois Todd4, (James3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born Nov. 10, 1729, died 1813, married Aug. 2, 1748, James, son of Joseph and Sarah (Hotchkiss) Turner, who was born May 13, 1727. Children: I. Lois, b. Oct. 12, 1749, m.(???)Ives. II. Bethuel, b. Dec. 27, 1751. III. Mary, b. April 7, 1754, m. Mar. 19, 1770, Hezekiah, son of Jude and Lydia (Atwater) Tuttle, who was b. May 20, 1749. IV. Dorcas, b. Sept. 30, 1756, m.(???)Thorp. V. Edward, d. 1797, m. Chole(???).
Dan Todd5, (Christopher4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born March 20, 1743, died Sept. 26, 1805, married Lucy Frost, who was born 1754, died Jan. 8, 1821. They lived in North Haven, Conn. Children: 315. Samuel; studied law, having graduated from Union College, N. Y.; settled in Cincinatti, Ohio, and there he married Henrietta, daughter of Judge Wallace. He practiced law until his death which occurred some 8 or 9 years after leaving North Haven, Conn., leaving a wife and a daughter who m. Rev.(???). *316. Josiah, b. Dec. 18, 1794. 317. Mary, m. Street Humiston, of Oberlin, Ohio. 318. Hannah, m.
IVES, Louisa Todd6, (Medad5, Abner4, Ithamar3, Michael2, Christopher1) married April 1822, Elam, son of Elam and Sarah (Hitchcock) Ives, who was born Jan. 7, 1802, died Feb. 10, 1864. Children: I. Augusta, m. Charles Longdon. Had three children. II. Mary Cooper, m. Henry Steele. No children. III. Emily, unmarried. IV. John Sebastian Back, m. twice. Had four children.
BEACH, Polly Maria Todd7, (Oliver6, Samuel5, Christopher4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born May 12, 1799, married April 23, 1820, John M. Beach, who was born Dec. 10, 1794, died April 4, 1843. They lived in Plymouth, Conn. Children: I. Oliver Todd, b. Oct. 3, 1821, m. Nov. 1, 1841, Mary Baldwin. Issue: (1) Catherine, b. April 19, 1843; (2) Frances Louisa, b. Dec. 21, 1844; (3) John Marshall, b. May 12, 1846; (4) Alexander; (5) Jennie; (6) Mary. II. Abigail, b. Sept. 16, 1823, m. Oct. 20, 1842, Truman D. Ives, who was b. Dec. 25, 1814. Issue: (1) Henry, b.
Compiled military service records for 1,235 Rough Riders, including Teddy Roosevelt have been digitized. The records include individual jackets which give the name, organization, and rank of each soldier. They contain cards on which information from original records relating to the military service of the individual has been copied. Included in the main jacket are carded medical records, other documents which give personal information, and the description of the record from which the information was obtained.