Hannah Josephine Jenkins

11 October 1824–12 January 1909 (Age 84)
Ellisburg, Jefferson, New York, United States

The Life of Hannah Josephine

When Hannah Josephine Jenkins was born on 11 October 1824, in Ellisburg, Jefferson, New York, United States, her father, Luther Jenkins, was 37 and her mother, Lydia Britt Wood, was 26. She lived in Brothertown, Calumet, Wisconsin, United States in 1900 and Eaton, Clark, Wisconsin, United States in 1905. She died on 12 January 1909, in Greenwood, Clark, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Greenwood City Cemetery, Greenwood, Clark, 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
Adelaide E. Jenkins
George D B Jenkins
Martin Luther Jenkins

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World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 1

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 3

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.

Age 39

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

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)

  • Hannah Otis in household of Milo E Otis, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Hannah Otis in household of M L Jenkins, "Wisconsin State Census, 1905"
  • Hannah J Otis in household of Martin L Jenkins, "United States Census, 1900"

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