Jennie Jerome (1874) was the American-born wife of Lord Randolph Henry Spencer-Churchill and the mother of British Prime Minister Winston Churchill. As such she was the aunt of Consuelo's husband Charles Richard John Spencer-Churchill, 9th Duke of Marlborough. Both Jennie and Consuelo are buried with other Spencer-Churchill family members at St. Martin's Church, Bladon, Oxfordshire, UK. Their New York born fathers, Leonard W. Jerome and William K. Vanderbilt, were yachting pals. Beautiful Celebrities, Small Tattoo, Lady Randolph, Jenny Jerome, Randolph Churchill, Wild Women, High Heels, Winston Churchill, Belle Epoque
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BORN IN BROOKLYN~ Lady Randolph Churchill, mother of Sir Winston Churchill, née Jennie Jerome of Brooklyn, NY was one of the most beautiful women of her time. She was born in the Cobble Hill section of Brooklyn in 1854,[daughter of financier, sportsman, and speculator Leonard Jerome and his wife Clarissa. She was raised in Brooklyn and other parts of what would become New York City.
"Never give in, never give in, never, never, never, never - in nothing, great or small, large or petty - never give in except to convictions of honour and good sense. Never yield to force; never yield to the apparently overwhelming might of the enemy." Winston Churchill, 1942.