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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.

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
Family links: 
  Arthur Chinn (1853 - 1911)
  James Henry Ford (1842 - 1930)
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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