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Re: Jennings, Skull Creek, Piapot, Assiniboia
Posted by: Adele Duff (ID *****2674) Date: July 06, 2012 at 09:18:29
In Reply to: Re: Jennings, Skull Creek, Piapot, Assiniboia by Carolyn La Porte of 2165

Thank you for your reply and the information about the two "George Jennings" born in Ontario. I think you are correct as to which family the Skull Creek George Jennings belongs. I'm quite sure he IS NOT my missing/elusive George L. Jennings, who was born in N.Y., lived in Wisconsin, and disappeared from the censuses in the early 1900's. My grandfather was William Henry Jennings who came to Northern Manitoba and Saskatchewan about 1900. In my eagerness to finally find great-uncle George, I didn't check my facts too well.
I did check the following facts about the Skull Creek George Jennings this morning and will include it here. The NOTE's are my comments.

The marriage 1901 is from the Manitoba Vital Statistics Database:
WPG        17/05/1901 George Jennings m. Helen Campbell
Marriage Place: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
URL: http://vitalstats.gov.mb.ca/Qu..

NOTE: Interesting that in the transcription on line the month is written in French as "mai". This might suggest a French speaking official, possibly a Catholic priest, though there is no other reason to suggest this.

The birth of daughter Evelyn is from the Manitoba Vital Statistics database:
REGISTRATION NUMBER: 1900-17710533 The child has the last name of Jennings, no father is mentioned, and it is unknown if the parents are married to each other. Mother is named as Helen Campbell.
Date of Birth: 15/02/1900        WINNIPEG
The date of registration is: 19/06/1952

GEORGE JENNINGS is born on 17 / 04 / 1902 at Winnipeg, Manitoba to Helena Campbell; No father's name on-line, but the parents are married to each other. No registration date is shown on line. (Not on 1901 census, because he was not born yet.)

Saskatchewan Vital Statistics Registration Number: 1845
EDITH JENNINGS is born on 1904 / 11 / 25 at Skull Creek, Saskatchewan to
HELENA CAMPBELL JENNINGS and GEORGE JENNINGS

Saskatchewan Vital Statistics Registration Number: 2975
LAUNA JENNINGS is born on 1906 / 10 / 29 at Skull Creek, Saskatchewan to
LEMA CAMPBELL and GEORGE JENNINGS (NOTE: I took the liberty of transcribing this as Laura, but it might also be Lorna)

Saskatchewan Vital Statistics Registration Number: 3623
SARAH IRENE JENNINGS is born on 1907/12/2 at Skull Creek, Saskatchewan to HELENA CAMPBELLS and GEORGE JENNINGS

William is a four year old on the 1916 census.

Archie is a one year old on the 1916 census.

The following death registration for a George Jennings in Saskatchewan is NOT for either the father or son in this family, since both are listed on the 1916 census.
Saskatchewan Vital Statistics        Registration Number: 1190
Last Name: JENNINGS First Name: GEORGE
Sex: M Death Date (yyyy/mm/dd): 1906 / 11 / 28
Place of Death: (I may have to spend the money to get this complete information.)




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