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Jennings County was formed in 1817 and was named after the first Governor of the state and nine-term congressman, Jonathan Jennings?

Hannah Milhous Nixon, mother of former President Richard Nixon, was born near Butlerville? During his presidency, the Jennings County High School Chapter of the Historical Society of Indiana dedicated a plaque at the Jennings County Courthouse to commemorate his mother.

Author Jessamyn West was born in Vernon on July 8, 1902? She wrote The Friendly Persuasion, The Quaker Reader, and many more books.

Edgar Whitcomb, the 43rd governor of Indiana was born in Hayden on Nov. 6, 1917? The Hayden Museum is restoring his house there.