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 Poweshiek, Iowa, United States in 1895 and Washington Township, Poweshiek, Iowa, United States for about 10 years. She died on 11 June 1917, in Grinnell, Poweshiek, Iowa, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Westfield Cemetery, Westfield, Poweshiek, Iowa, United States.
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.