|Birth: ||Aug. 18, 1862|
|Death: ||Jan. 30, 1935|
Jennie was born to Jonathan Wise and Margaret Clemmons. Jennie's father and Grandfather were Crow Indian Chiefs. She had a brother named, Daniel. Jennie's first husband was Ethan Allen Brody (son of Lorenzo Brainard and Susan Howe). They had four living children (plus 2 others who died in early childhood):
When Ethan died, Jennie remarried to James E. Brainard. She was his second wife. They had no children together.
Jennie is buried next to her first husband who was the father of her children.
Source: Family information researched and written by Frances Kay Replogle Parsons (1993).
Info submitted by Original Memorial creator:
Thursday January 31, 1935 p. 2
"FUNERAL RITES ON SUNDAY FOR MRS. BRAINARD"
Memorial services for Mrs. Jennie L. Brainard, formerly of Valparaiso, who died Wednesday at the home of her sister, Mrs. C. E. Fifield, at McCool, will be held at the home of Mrs. Fifield, Sunday afternoon at one o'clock and at McCool Methodist church at 1:30 pm.
Rev. J. M. Williams, pastor of the church will officiate with burial in the McCool Cemetery by the side of her first husband.
Mrs. Brainard was born near Valparaiso, Ind., Aug. 18, 1862. She was the daughter of Jonathan and Margaret (Clemens) Wise. She was married to Ethan Allen Brody in 1881, who preceded her in death a number of years ago. To this union six children were born. Two of them died in early childhood. The surviving children are Mrs. Leatha Holderman of Elkhart, Ind; Mr. A. Earl Brody, of Kalamazoo, Mich.; Mrs. Herman Erieson and Warren J. Brody of Miami, Fla.
In 1921 she was united in marriage to James E. Brainard of Chicago. They later bought a home in Hebron, Ind., where they resided until the death of Mr. Brainard 6 years ago. No children were born to this union. After the death of Mr. Brainard she made her home with her sister, Mrs. Fifield, spending various periods with her daughters at Elkhart, Ind., and Miami, Florida.
Besides the sons and daughters she is survivied by 9 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren , also by the following sisters: Mrs. C. E. Fifiled, of McCool, Ind.; Mrs. Chs. Cochran, of St. Joe, Ind.; Mrs. J. W. Kuehl, of Wheeler, Ind.; and one brother, Mr. Daniel Wise, Chesterton, Ind.; besides several nieces and nephews and a host of lovng friends. She was a sweet, lovable character and was beloved by all who came in contact with her.
(submitted by F.A.G. member Kathy Heckman)
"Indiana, Marriages, 1780-1992," Jennie Brody, 1920
groom's name: James E. Brainard
groom's birth date: 20 Mar 1855
groom's birthplace: Hebron, Ind.
bride's name: Jennie Brody
bride's birth date: 18 Aug 1862
bride's birthplace: Valparaiso, Ind.
marriage date: 20 Jun 1920
marriage place: Elkhart County, Indiana
groom's father's name: Lorenzo Brainard
groom's mother's name: Susan Howe
bride's father's name: Jonathan Wise
bride's mother's name: Margaret Clemmons
groom's race: White
groom's marital status: Widowed
groom's previous wife's name:
bride's race: White
bride's marital status: Widowed
bride's previous husband's name:
indexing project (batch) number: M00479-3
system origin: Indiana-EASy
source film number: 1845564
reference number: p313
"Indiana, Marriages, 1780-1992," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XFQP-B26 : accessed 17 July 2012), Jennie Brody, 1920.
Pedigree Resource File
name: Jennie Wise
spouse: Eathan Allan Brody (AFN: 3LB0-S1P )
child 1: Leatha M. Brody (AFN: 3LB0-SHL )
birth 6 DEC 1886
death 4 APR 1954
burial Olive Cemetery,Wakarusa,Indiana
submission date: 21 Apr 2000
submission id: MM9R-JX1
person count: 1,217
"Pedigree Resource File," database, FamilySearch (http://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.2.1/99R9-W75 : accessed 2 August 2012), entry for Jennie Wise.
Jonathan L Wise (1819 - 1891)
Margaret A. CLEMMENS WISE (1829 - 1903)
James E Brainard (1855 - 1927)
Ethan Allen Brody (1857 - 1903)
Lura E Brody (1882 - 1887)*
Leatha Margaret Brody Holderman (1886 - 1954)*
Plot: SC 14
Maintained by: Debra"Polly"~♫+...
Originally Created by: Laura Heckman
Record added: Nov 12, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 12317641