Emitt Smith Jenkins

Madison, Virginia, United States

The Life of Emitt Smith

When Emitt Smith Jenkins was born in 1802, in Madison, Virginia, United States, his father, Abraham M Jenkins, was 32 and his mother, Nancy Weakley, was 28. He married Nancy Smith on 20 March 1832, in Madison, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Rappahannock, Virginia, United States for about 20 years and Piedmont Magisterial District, Rappahannock, Virginia, United States in 1880.

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Family Time Line

Emitt Smith Jenkins
Nancy Smith
Marriage: 20 March 1832
Joel Joseph Jenkins
George Washington Jenkins
Eliza Ann Jenkins
Silas Bruce Jenkins
William Jefferson Jenkins
John Alfred Jenkins
Sarah Elizabeth Jenkins

Spouse and Children

20 March 1832
Madison, Virginia, United States


    Joel Joseph Jenkins


    George Washington Jenkins


    Eliza Ann Jenkins


    Silas Bruce Jenkins


    William Jefferson Jenkins


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 1

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1812 · Monumental Church Built

Age 10

The Monumental Church was built between 1812-1814 on the sight where the Richmond Theatre fire had taken place. It is a monument to those that died in the fire.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 34

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.

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)

  • Smith Jenkins, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Smith Jenkins, "United States Census, 1840"
  • Smith Jenkens, "United States Census, 1860"

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