Elizabeth Jenkins

Brief Life History of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Jenkins was born about 1862, in Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, James Jenkins, was 36 and her mother, Helen Sharp, was 36. She lived in North Versailles Township, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States in 1870.

Photos and Memories (0)

Photos and Memories

Do you know Elizabeth? Do you have a story about her that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

James Jenkins
Helen Sharp
John Jenkins
Elizabeth Jenkins
about 1862–
Daniel Jenkins
James Jenkins
Margaret Jenkins
Robert Jenkins
Agnes Hutchinson Jenkins

Sources (2)

  • Elizabeth Jenkin in household of James Jenkins, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Elizabeth Jenkins - Government record: Census record: birth-name: Elizabeth Jenkins

World Events (8)


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

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

Discover Even More

As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a FREE Account

Search for Another Deceased Ancestor

Share this with your family and friends.