Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Mrs. Sarah A. Jennings

Mrs. Sarah A. Jennings was born Sarah A. Gardner, in Monroeville, Ohio in  1843, to Mr. and Mrs. Elijah Gardner. On September 4, 1870, Sarah Gardner married Wesley B. Jennings in Flint, Michigan. The family resided in Flint at the time of the 1880 U.S. Census. Mr. Jennings was a Civil War Veteran and worked on the railroad. He died in 1904. Mrs. Sarah Jennings was residing in the Mahala block apartments, when the block was hit by a fire in 1909. After the fire she moved to Springfield, Ohio, to make her home with her sister. Sarah A. Jennings died at the home of her sister, Mrs. Frances Harris, in Springfield, Ohio on February 15, 1910. Her remains were returned to Sandusky, Ohio, where funeral services were held. Burial was at Sandusky’s Oakland Cemetery. Sarah Jennings was survived by her a daughter and two sons.

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