Mary Jennie (Morgan) Wolfington

Mary Jennie (Morgan) Wolfington (1873-1964) was born to Andrew Jackson and Harriet (Coons) Morgan on July 14, 1873 in Indiana. She was the youngest of four daughters. Andrew was a farmer in Owen Township, Clark County, IN and a Civil War veteran. Harriet was keeping house. On June 28, 1899, Jennie married Charles Wood Wolfington, son of William and Elizabeth (Timberlake) Wolfington, in Clark County, IN. By 1900, the couple was living on Franklin Street in Louisvilleā€™s Butchertown Neighborhood. Charles was working as a truckman for the railroad. In looking at census documents, Charles and Jennie always rented their homes and moved around quite a bit. In 1910, they were living on Washington Street in Butchertown and Charles was working as a paper cleaner for a wall paper house. In 1920, they were at 538 S. Shelby Street in the Phoenix Hill Neighborhood with Charles working in a flour mill. In 1930, they were living at 834 E. Main Street in Butchertown with Charles working as a faucet tester for a foundry. Then in 1940, they were back in their apartment at 538 S. Shelby Street where they would remain.

On December 25, 1947, Charles died at the age of 78. He was buried in Section A, Range 13, Grave 39 of Eastern Cemetery. On February 8, 1964, Jennie died at the age of 90. She had been residing in the Keeling Nursing Home (236 E. Kentucky Street) and was a member of the Marcus Lindsey Memorial Methodist Church. Jennie was buried next to her husband in Eastern Cemetery. They share a headstone. Photo of young Jennie and photos of her and Charles are from Ancestry user frnktyler2.