James S. Jenkins

21 October 1825–18 September 1863 (Age 37)
Monongalia, West Virginia, United States

The Life of James S.

When James S. Jenkins was born on 21 October 1825, in Monongalia, West Virginia, United States, his father, Thomas Jenkins, was 33 and his mother, Nancy Ann Stafford, was 29. He died on 18 September 1863, at the age of 37.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Jenkins
1792–1837
Nancy Ann Stafford
1796–1875
Sarah Mary Jenkins
1819–1898
Matilda S Jenkins
1821–1898
Joshua Jenkins
1822–1914
Lucretia Jenkins
1824–1898
James S. Jenkins
1825–1863
Nancy Ann Jenkins
1827–1858
Nehemiah D Jenkins
1828–1911
Joseph Jenkins
1830–1900
Elizabeth Jenkins
1832–1917
Bartholomew Beth Jenkins
1836–1922
Druzilla Jenkins
1837–1911

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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    Sarah Mary Jenkins

    Female1819–1898Female

    Matilda S Jenkins

    Female1821–1898Female

    Male1822–1914Male

    Lucretia Jenkins

    Female1824–1898Female

    Male1825–1863Male

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World Events (6)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 5

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1830 · The Oregon Trail

Age 5

Many people started their 2,170-mile West trek to settle the land found by Louis and Clark. They used large-wheeled wagons to pack most of their belongings and were guided by trails that were made by the previous trappers and traders who walked the area. Over time the trail needed annual improvements to make the trip faster and safer. Most of Interstate 80 and 84 cover most of the ground that was the original trail.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 11

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

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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