Jenness Succumbs After a Long
Mrs. L. Y.
Jenness, one of the oldest residents of this
place, passed away Saturday afternoon at one o’clock at her
Mrs. Jenness had been in feeble health for several years,
but quite recently had been much worse and her death was not unexpected.
Annie M. Ozias was born in 1842 in Philadelphia,
was married April 13, 1869, to L. Y. Jenness in Philadelphia. Ten years
they came to Florida, living in Key West and Cedar Keys. They came to
Petersburg in the eighties and built the second house that was built in
Petersburg’s early days.
Mr. and Mrs. Jenness identified themselves with
place, and are among its oldest residents. Mrs. Jennings was a member
Episcopal church. She was very retiring, but possessed a sweetness and
of disposition that endeared her to all who knew her, her many friends
and appreciating her many noble traits of character.
The funeral services, conducted by Rev. C. M.
St. Peter’s Church were held at two o’clock today
residence. The large
number of floral offerings were evidence of the esteem in which the
was held. The interment was held in Greenwood Cemetery under the
Bussey and Wagoner.
Transcribed, Formatted and Submitted by Linda Flowers