Lydia B W Jenkins

Female1830–15 September 1862

Brief Life History of Lydia B W

When Lydia B W Jenkins was born in 1830, in New York, United States, her father, Luther Jenkins, was 43 and her mother, Lydia Britt Wood, was 32. She lived in Ellisburg, Jefferson, New York, United States in 1850 and Chilton, Calumet, Wisconsin, United States in 1860. She died on 15 September 1862, in Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 32, and was buried in Portland Cemetery, Brant, Calumet, Wisconsin, United States.

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Luther Jenkins
Lydia Britt Wood
Mary Agness Jenkins
Esther L. Jenkins
Anstress Johana Jenkins
Hannah Josephine Jenkins
Raymond Washington Jenkins
Lydia B W Jenkins
Adelaine Jenkins
George D B Jenkins
Martin Luther Jenkins

Sources (4)

  • Lydia Jenkins in household of Luther Jenkins, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Lydia B W Jenkins, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Lydia B W Barney in household of Luther Penkines, "United States Census, 1850"

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Siblings (9)

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World Events (4)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 0

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.


Age 6

The Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin - Sept 3, 1836 Treaty Treaty of the Cedars was concluded on the Fox River on September 3, 1836. The Menominee Nation ceded nearly 4 million acres of land for the following items every year for twenty years: $3,000 worth of food provisions, 2,000 lbs. of tobacco, 30 barrels of salt, agricultural supplies, and $500 per year. (Wisconsin Historical Society)


Age 16

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

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.

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

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