William J. Jenkins

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

The Life 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 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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William J. Jenkins
Jemima Harris
Marriage: 24 December 1888
Margret Jenkins

Spouse and Children

24 December 1888
Scranton, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Evan Jenkins





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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.

Age 21

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Jenkin . Jenkins is one of the most common names in England, especially southwestern England, but is also especially associated with Wales.

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

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Sources (1)

  • Willie Jenkins in household of Evan Jenkins, "United States Census, 1880"

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