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William Pet Jennings

William Pet Jennings was born February 16, 1844 in Latham, Butler County, Kansas, the son of Luke Jennings and Cassa Bauguess.

He married Lydia Jane Hoskins on September 12, 1869, in Columbus, Cherokee County, Kansas.  Lydia was born November 17, 1851 in Greenfield, Missouri, the daughter of Thomas Hoskins and Martha Knox.

William died December 08, 1929 of heart problems in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
Lydia died December 25, 1932 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Children of William Pet Jennings and Lydia Jane Hoskins are:

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Below from June 25, 1900 Census in Pawnee Township, Lincoln County, Oklahoma.

Below from April 3, 1930 Census in Oklahoma City.   Lydia, now widowed after the death of William Jennings.  The address is listed as 412 SW 9th Street.

William P. Jennings

Death Certificate

December 8, 1929

William P. Jennings

Volunteer Enlistment US Army

For 100 Days

May 23, 1864

William P. Jennings

Pension Questionaire


Lydia Jennings

Pension Application

May 10, 1930

Lydia Jennings

Pension Drop Report


William P. Jennings

Army Muster Records

June 6 - Sep 28 1864

Below from January 3, 1920 Census in Council Grove Township, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma.  William lists his occupation as “Truck Farmer”.

Below from April 25, 1910 Census in Tohee Township, Lincoln County, Oklahoma. William lists his occupation as “Farmer”.  They have grandson Lee Spencer living with them.

In 1931, Lydia’s address was 412 SW 9th Street.

A C and Blanche lived at 422 SW 9th Street.

Their homes are 1/2 block east from Walker.


The underpass at Walker was opened on Tuesday, June 9, 1931 in a carnival event with the Firemans Band playing.

W. P. Jennings is listed in the Original Land Records of Lincoln County, Indian Territory, in Tohee Township (Location Township 15 North, Range 2 East).

Located in the western portion of Lincoln County, and bordering Logan County, Tohee Township contains the once-thriving railroad hub of Fallis. 

Tohee Township  was part of the Iowa Lands opened September 22, 1891.






Albert C. Jennings


Latham, Butler, KS


Oklahoma City, OK

Ada Jennings

May 1886