William J. Jenkins

August 1865–1935 (Age 69)
Wales, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of William J.

When William J. Jenkins was born in August 1865, in Wales, United Kingdom, his father, Evan Jenkins, was 20 and his mother, Margaret Williams, was 22. He married Jemima Harris on 24 December 1888, in Scranton, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He died in 1935, in Scranton, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Washburn Street Cemetery, Scranton, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

William J. Jenkins
1865–1935
Jemima Harris
1867–1900
Marriage: 24 December 1888
David Jenkings
1890–
William Jenkins Jr
1892–
Margetta Jenkins
1894–1968
Willard Jenkins
1896–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 December 1888Scranton, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children

    (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1866 · The First Civil Rights Act
    Age 1
    The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.
    1867 · Great Reform Act of 1867
    Age 2
    The Great Reform Act of 1867 gave males the right to vote. This also helped to form the Welsh Liberal Party. It was the second of three reforms that would take place.
    1886
    Age 21
    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 66617;2007: 157280; 2010: 222653)English and Welsh: variant of Jenkin , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. Jenkins is one of the most common surnames in England, especially southwestern England, but is also especially associated with Wales.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names

    Junkins
    Jenkin
    Jinkins

    Sources (8)

    • Wm. J. Jenkins in entry for William Jenkins, "Pennsylvania Births and Christenings, 1709-1950"
    • William J Jenkins in household of Sarah Harris, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Willie Jenkins in household of Evan Jenkins, "United States Census, 1880"

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