He was the son of Anderson & Zilpha (Moore) Jennings. During the Civil War he fought with the Union 10th Cavalry of Tennessee.
He married 1st Eliza Jane Yoakum. They were the parents of 5 children; Cordelis, Edward, Roxie, Laurie and Lett.
He was married 2nd to Nancy Howard and they had four children; Jeff, Trula, Jackson and Lola.
It is said his funeral was held under a pear tree in the front yard of the two story log house. The house where he was born and where he lived his entire life. His body was then carried to the Jennings cemetery, a short distence behind the house.
Eliza Jane Yoakum Jennings
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