Governor Edmund Jennings

Governor Edmund Jennings

Male 1659 - 1727  (68 years)    Has more than 250 ancestors and 72 descendants in this family tree.

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  • Name Edmund Jennings 
    Prefix Governor 
    Relationshipwith Francis Fox
    Born 1659  Ripon, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 5 Dec 1727  Rippon, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I76880  Geneagraphie
    Last Modified 9 Aug 2001 

    Father Edmund Jenings,   b. 30 Nov 1626, Farnham, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1695, Ripon, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Mother Margaret Barkham,   b. Abt 1640, South Acre, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 1653 
    Siblings 5 siblings 
    Family ID F107910  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Frances Corbin,   b. Abt 1660, Christchurch Middlesex Va Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Nov 1713, London, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 53 years) 
    Married Bef 1690 
    Children 
     1. Frances Jennings,   b. Abt 1715, Richmond Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1753  (Age ~ 38 years)
     2. Margaret Jennings,   b. Abt 1685, Williamburg Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft Oct 1749, Spotsylvania Co. Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 64 years)
     3. Priscilla Jenings,   b. Abt 1690, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Elizabeth Jenings,   b. Abt 1673,   d. 20 Jan 1753, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 80 years)
     5. Edmund Jenings III,   b. Abt 1700, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Mar 1759, Bath, Somersetshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 59 years)
     6. Ann Jenings,   b. Abt 1690, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1691, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 1 years)
    Last Modified 9 Aug 2001 
    Family ID F31615  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Edmund Jennings came to Virgina around 1680. He served as the colony's Attorney Gerneral in 1684, and was a delegate to Albany, New York from Virginia to negotiate with the Oneydes, Onondages and Cayugas Indians. In 1684 1691 and 1698 he was a member of the Council, and was Secretary of State from 1702 to 1712, and again from 1720 to 1722 From 1706 to 1710 he served as Acting Governor. He returned to England in 1713 to settle the estate of an elder brother, and on his return resumed his place on the Virginia Council. Taken from "Colonial and Revolutionary Lineages of America"


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