|. Opie Jennings, 1895 - 1974, s/o Jefferson Lafayette Jennings
. author: Michael D. Nestor, email: email@example.com
28613 Opie Jennings,6 2861 (Jefferson,5,Robert,4,Edmond,3,William,2,Jonathan,1)
. b 21 Apr 1895 Wolf Creek, WVa; d 28 Apr 1974 (SSDI 234-32-7447 WVa), bur Paris Shrewsberry Cem, Ghent, Raleigh Co,
. His 1st wife was Mary Mills acc to death record of son who died in 1939.
. m 24 Jul 1945 Mercer Co, WVa to Mary Shrewsbury, b 25 Sep 1895 Slab Fork, WVa, d 31 Oct 1964 Beckley, Raleigh Co, bur
. Paris Shrewsberry Cem. She was wid acc to the marr rec. Mary E. Mills, age 16, m 7 May 1908 to Granvil H. Shrewsbury,
. age 27, both b Mercer Co. Granvel Shrewsbury, age 57, d 15 Mar 1938 Mercer Co, wife Ettie Mills listed. This family is
. not located in the 1920 or 1930 census. www.findagrave.com gives his birth as May 1888. His WW I draft reg card gives
. his birth as 28 Oct 1879 and his wife's name as Etta.
. Opie's LR: MacArthur, Raleigh Co, WVa 25873.
. 1918, 5 Jun: Princeton, Mercer Co, WVa: WW I draft registration card: Opie Jennings, b Barn, WVa, age 21; of Barn, Mercer
. Co; nearest relative: occup: farmer; Alverta Jennings; described as medium height and build, blue eyes, nearly black hair.
. 1920 Mercer Co census, Jumping Branch Dist, ED 90, sheet 10B, #166/167, Opie Jennings,22 WVa, laborer, on farm, living
. with Roberta Jennings.
. 1930 census, family not located.
. 1940 Mercer Co census, Rock Dist, ED 28-42, sheet 8A, #123, Opie Jennings,43 WVa, laborer, W.P.A. agris, Mary,44 WVa,
. Lacy Shrewsbury,24 WVa (stepson), new worker, Dillard Jennings,17 WVa, new worker, Elizabeth,15 WVa, Sammie,14
. WVa, Kyle,12 WVa, Millie,9 WVa, James,6 WVa, Willard,2 WVa.
. 1. Dillard Jennings, b ca 1923 WVa. Poss Dillard Jennings b 11 Jun 1922, d May 1983 (SSDI 235-50-7858 WVa), with LR:
. Lexington, Scott Co, Ind 47138. Poss Dewey Dillard Jennings, age 22, b Beeson, WVa, m 17 Mar 1946 Rock, Mercer Co
. to Dorothy Marie Harvey, age 21, b Beeson. They had son William Franklin Jennings, b 10 Apr 1949, d 17 Jan 1950 Rock
. Dist, age 9 mos, 7 days.
. 2. Elizabeth Jennings, b ca 1925 WVa.
. 3. Samuel G. Jennings, b 9 Apr 1927 Mercer Co, d 15 Mar 1979 WVa, bur Paris Shrewsberry Cem, m 15 Jul 1947 Raleigh
. Co to Marie Hall, b 30 Dec 1929 Summers Co, WVa, d 9 Mar 1993 WVa, bur Paris Shrewsberry Cem, d/o Lawrence Hall
. and Winnie Farley. Samuel's parents were Opie and Mary Jennings in the marr rec.
. a. Samuel Ray Jennings, b 17 Feb 1953 WVa, d 13 Feb 1981 WVa, bur Paris Shrewsberry Cem.
. b. Jerry D. Jennings, b 24 Mar 1955 WVa, d 19 Dec 2000 WVa, bur Paris Shrewsberry Cem.
. 4. Opie Kyle Jennings (Kyle), b ca 1928, Odd, WVa, m 12 Sep 1960 Mercer Co to Dottie Lou Bolen, b 1944 Odd, d/o Ray
. and Roxie Bolen. He was Opie Kile Jennings, b 17 Jul 1937, son of Opie and Mary in the marr rec.
. 5. Millie Jennings, b ca 1931 WVa.
. 6. James Jennings, b ca 1934 WVa.
. 7. Willard Jennings, b ca 1938 WVa.
. 8. (male) Jennings, b 17 Aug 1939 Princeton, d 17 Aug 1939 Princeton, "age 2 day, s/o Opie Jennings and Mary Mills", bur
. Oakwood Cem.
. Ref: www.findagrave.com, info by Patty Grreene.