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Lucinda Jane "Jennie" Brokaw Chinn
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Birth: Nov. 30, 1858
Independence County
Arkansas, USA
Death: Feb. 10, 1940
Independence County
Arkansas, USA

Photo of Jennie's second husband, James Henry, & his brother, John Wesley Ford. Both served in the Civil War.
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Lucinda, known by most as Jennie, married Arthur Chinn in Independence Co, AR on December 25, 1875. The names of her parents are unknown.

She gave birth to:
Sarah Elizabeth - May 11, 1876
William A. - July 10, 1878
Alice "Leona" - July 26, 1881
Rosiamun Penelope - April 8, 1994
Gertie - October 5, 1887
Charles Aaron - January 9, 1894

Arthur died on November 16, 1911.

Jennie's second marriage was to a widower, James Henry Ford, in Independence Co, AR on Sept. 18, 1915. Her name was shown as L.J. Chinn. she was 56, & Henry was 63. He had been married three times. He was the father of at least 16 children; eight children by his first wife, Mary A. Nelson; and eight by his second wife, Sarah Isabella Brown. He outlived his first two wives & was married to Sarah J. Ford, no relation. His fourth marriage was to Jennie. He died in Cave City, Independence Co, AR on March 1, 1930 & was buried beside his second wife, Sarah, in Macedonia Cemetery in Newark, Independence Co, AR.

Before the Civil War James & Mary lived in Birchwood where he made a living farming. On August 7, 1861, he enlisted in Company B, 1st TN Calvary at Cleveland. He was hospitalized in May 1862. James deserted & took the oath at Chattanooga on April 20, 1865. He was described as being light complexioned with brown hair, blue eyes, & was 5'9" tall. His brother, also served in the Civil War.

One of his granddaughter said this about him, "My grandfather earned his living by farming - he was very, very old - with a long white beard - I only saw him once."

On Jan. 26, 1920, James, age 76, & Lucinda, age 61, lived in Gainsboro, Independence Co, AR where they owned a farm.

James Henry died on March 1, 1930, and was buried beside his second wife, Sarah Isabella, in - buried in Macedonia Cemetery in Newark, Independence Co, AR.

On April 10, 1930, Jennie, age 72, a widow, lived with her son, Charles, age 36, a farmer, & children in Magness, Independence Co, AR. They lived on a rented farm. His children were:
Vlman Chinn - 12
Coy Chinn - 10
Hormer Chinn - 6


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 Spouses:
  James Henry Ford
  Arthur Chinn (1853 - 1911)
 
Burial:
Chinn Cemetery
Independence County
Arkansas, USA
 
Maintained by: Virginia Brown
Originally Created by: Debra Lewis Wilson
Record added: Aug 04, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 40252047
Lucinda Jane Jennie <i>Brokaw</i> Chinn
Added by: Virginia Brown
 
Lucinda Jane Jennie <i>Brokaw</i> Chinn
Added by: Debra Lewis Wilson
 
Lucinda Jane Jennie <i>Brokaw</i> Chinn
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 Added: Sep. 21, 2012
 
 
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