Charity Ann Jenkins

26 December 1811–26 February 1885 (Age 73)
Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, United States

The Life of Charity Ann

When Charity Ann Jenkins was born on 26 December 1811, in Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, United States, her father, Edward Jenkins, was 37 and her mother, Ann Spalding, was 25. She married Basil Richard Spalding on 13 January 1835. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died on 26 February 1885, in Baltimore, Maryland, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in New Cathedral Cemetery, Baltimore, Maryland, United States.

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Family Time Line

Basil Richard Spalding
1803–1862
Charity Ann Jenkins
1811–1885
Marriage: 13 January 1835
Ann Spalding
1838–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
13 January 1835
children

(1)

    Ann Spalding

    Female1838–Female

Parents and Siblings

    Edward Jenkins

    Male1774–1833Male

    Ann Spalding

    Female1786–1841Female

siblings

(13)

    William Spaulding Jenkins

    Male1804–1872Male

    John Jenkins

    Male1805–Male

    Austin Jenkins

    Male1806–1888Male

    Female1808–1809Female

    Alfred Jenkins

    Male1810–1875Male

+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1812

Age 1

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1814 · Battle of Baltimore

Age 3

"During the War of 1812, the Battle of Baltimore took place at Fort McHenry. It was this battle that inspired Frances Scott Key to write """"The Star Spangled Banner."""" The battle started on September 12, 1814, and ended September 15, 1814. It was an American victory as the British withdrew."
1832 · The Black Hawk War

Age 21

Convinced that a group of Native American tribes were hostile, The United States formed a frontier militia to stop them in their tracks. Even though Black Hawk was hoping to avoid bloodshed while trying to resettle on tribal land, U.S. officials opened fire on the Native Americans. Black Hawk then responded to this confrontation by successfully attacking the militia at the Battle of Stillman's Run and then left northward. After a few months the militia caught up with Black Hawk and his men and defeated them at the Battle of Wisconsin Heights. While being weakened by hunger, injuries and desertion, Black Hawk and the rest of the many native survivors retreated towards the Mississippi. Unfortunately, Black Hawk and other leaders were later captured when they surrendered to the US forces and were then imprisoned for a year.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Charity Ann Jenkins Spalding, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Charity Ann Jenkins, "Maryland, Marriages, 1666-1970"

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