Person:Royal Jenny (1)

Royal William JENNY
b.7 May 1815 Vermont
m. 9 Feb 1847
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Name[3] Royal William JENNY
Gender Male
Birth[1] 7 May 1815 Vermont
Marriage 9 Feb 1847 Saginaw City, Saginaw County, Michiganto Sophia Adelaide GOTEE
Death[1] 12 Feb 1876 Flint, Genesee County, Michigan
Other[2][4] History of Genesee County, Michigan Biography
Other[5] Michigan Historical Society Records, Vol. 10 Biography
  1. 1.0 1.1 Michigan Historical Society Records.
  2. History of Genesee County, Michigan : with illustrations of its prominent men and pioneers..
  3. Genealogy of the Williams Family: The descendants of Robert Williams, of Roxbury, Mass..
  4. Even the name Genesee Democrat is so intimately connected with its founder, Royal W. Jenny, that few of the residents of Flint can think of the former without recalling the eminently popular nature and friendly disposition of the latter. Mr. Jenny continued as editor and proprietor up to the time of his death, in 1876... For some weeks after her husband's death, Mrs. Jenny conducted the paper, when it was purchased by H.N. Mather.
  5. Mr. Asa Hill, spoken of as the contractor of the old court house of eight years ago, who died October, 1838, was brother-in-law of E. S. Williams, they marrying sisters. Mrs. Hill, in after years, married Mr. Royal W. Jenny, of Flint, who died February 12, 1876. leaving a widow and two children, a son and daughter. Mrs. Jenny resides in Flint, and with the unmarried daughter. Her son is married, has two children, and in Walkerville, Ont. Mr. Jenny was horn January 13, 1812. Mr. Jenny was proprietor and editor of the "Genesee Democrat," which is still published in Flint. Mrs. Jenny is the only survivor of a large family that came to Michigan the spring of 1822 in the steamer Superior, her grandfather and wife, Mr. Janess Harrington, her father and mother and four sisters and three brothers, herself making a family of eight children. Mr. Harrington purchased a farm of 160 acres near Auburn, Oakland Co., a beautiful place, where he lived and died. He also purchased a tract of land of the government, in the township[p.129] of Farmington, for the purpose of giving each grandchild 160 acres as a marriage gift, which he did while he lived. Grandfather Harrington was born January 27, 1763, and died Oct 13, 1825. He was a soldier of the Revolution seven years, most of the time with Gen. Washington's army. He married Martha Gould, in Vermont, March 13, 1785; who was born July 8, 1766, and died Oct., 1829, near the old homestead in Oakland county, at one of her granddaughter's, Mrs. Horace Johnson.