Elizabeth Jenkins

3 June 1832–11 June 1917 (Age 85)
Monongalia, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Jenkins was born on 3 June 1832, in Monongalia, West Virginia, United States, her father, Thomas Jenkins, was 39 and her mother, Nancy Ann Stafford, was 36. She married William Prosser II on 16 April 1858, in Marion, Iowa, United States. She lived in Washington Township, Poweshiek, Iowa, United States for about 5 years and Poweshiek, Iowa, United States in 1895. She died on 11 June 1917, at the age of 85, and was buried in Grinnell, Poweshiek, Iowa Territory, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Prosser II
Elizabeth Jenkins
Marriage: 16 April 1858

Spouse and Children

16 April 1858
Marion, Iowa, United States

Parents and Siblings



    Sarah Mary Jenkins


    Matilda S Jenkins



    Lucretia Jenkins



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World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 4

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.

Age 14

Iowa is the 29th state.

Age 31

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

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 (3)

  • E Prosser in household of W Prosser, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Elisabeth Prosser in household of William Prosser, "Iowa State Census, 1895"
  • Elisabeth Prosser in household of William Prosser, "Iowa State Census, 1885"

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