Rufus A. Junkins

28 January 1825–26 April 1908 (Age 83)
Wakefield, Carroll, New Hampshire, United States

The Life Summary of Rufus A.

When Rufus A. Junkins was born on 28 January 1825, in Wakefield, Carroll, New Hampshire, United States, his father, Rufus Junkins, was 27 and his mother, Sarah "Sally" Hayes, was 21. He married Nancy M Thurston on 13 July 1845. He lived in Charlestown, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States in 1860 and Somerville, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States for about 20 years. He died on 26 April 1908, in New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Hayes Cemetery, Milton, Strafford, New Hampshire, United States.

Photos and Memories (0)

Photos and Memories

Do you know Rufus A.? Do you have a story about him that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Rufus A. Junkins
Abigail Sawyer
Marriage: 26 June 1855

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 June 1855
  • Parents and Siblings



    World Events (8)

    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.
    1833 · First Public Library Founded in Petersborough
    Age 8
    In 1833, the oldest tax-supported public library in the world was established by Reverend Abiel Abbot. 
    Age 38
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Jenkins .Irish: shortened form of McJunkins .

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

    Possible Related Names


    Sources (13)

    • Rufus A Junkin, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Rufus A. Junkins, "New Hampshire Marriage Records, 1637-1947"
    • Rufus Junkins in entry for Sawyer, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915, 1921-1924"

    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 to view more about your family.
    Create a FREE Account
    Search for Another Deceased Ancestor
    Share this with your family and friends.