Jenkins Jones

11 April 1742–1824 (Age 81)
New Britain, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Jenkins

When Jenkins Jones was born on 11 April 1742, in New Britain, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Thomas Jones, was 34 and his mother, Martha West, was 34. He married Ann Ewer on 27 October 1767, in Christ Church, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He died in 1824, at the age of 82.

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Family Time Line

Jenkins Jones
1742–1824
Ann Ewer
1735–
Marriage: 27 October 1767
Nathan Jones
1761–
Rebecca Jones
1770–
Elizabeth Jones
1772–
Rebecca Jones
1763–
Elizabeth Jones
1765–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
27 October 1767
Christ Church, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(5)

    Nathan Jones

    Male1761–Male

    Rebecca Jones

    Female1763–Female

    Elizabeth Jones

    Female1765–Female

    Rebecca Jones

    Female1770–Female

    Elizabeth Jones

    Female1772–Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(13)

+8 More Children

World Events (6)

1776

Age 34

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 34

The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 44

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

Name Meaning

English and Welsh: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Jon(e) ( see John ). The surname is especially common in Wales and southern central England. In North America this name has absorbed various cognate and like-sounding surnames from other languages. (For forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jenkins Jones, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"
  • Jenkins Jones, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"
  • Pennsylvania Probate Records, 1683-1994; https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L99B-KZ6L?cc=1999196&wc=9PM8-FM7%3A268497401%2C268781501

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