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Jeanette "Jennie" Conlin Alternate spelling Ginny / Conlon

Birth: Born around 1887 in Kentucky.  

Family Information: Wife of Walter Conlin  


Pre-Colony History: Walter and Jennie married in June 1908 and in 1910 they were living in Fresno, California while he worked as a motorman for a street railway. They were living in the colony at Stables, Louisiana in 1918.  

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Other Info: In 1922 they returned to the colony, along with Bill Gilbert from California where they'd been working in the cooperative movement for some time.


Post-Colony History: In 1930 Walter and Jennie were again living in California, now in San Bernardino where he worked as a poultryman.  

Death: Died in June 1937 in San Bernardino, California.  

Sources: Photo Archives; Indiana Marriages; US Census: 1910, 1930; "Llano Colonist": May 27, 1922; California Death Index;  

Photo: Standing left - Walter Conlin; Sitting - Ginny Conlin, Frank Newman; Right standing - Earl Rowe; Front standing - Norma Newman and doll (Big Lollie - she also had a small doll called Kinda Lollie).  

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