Silvanus Jenckes

22 September 1748–25 November 1781 (Age 33)
Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States

The Life Summary of Silvanus

When Silvanus Jenckes was born on 22 September 1748, in Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States, his father, Ebenezer Jenckes, was 38 and his mother, Alice Shaw, was 32. He married Freelove Fenner in 1772, in Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He died on 25 November 1781, in Petersburg, Virginia, United States, at the age of 33, and was buried in Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States.

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Silvanus Jenckes
Freelove Fenner
Marriage: 1772
Sarah Whipple Jencks
Freelove Jenckes

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1772Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, British Colonial America
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    World Events (3)

    1758 · Mount Vernon
    Age 10
    Mount Vernon Plantation was the home of George Washington. It started off as 2,000 acres and was later expanded to 8,000 acres. The house itself started off as a six room building then got extended to twenty-one rooms.
    Age 28
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
    1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital
    Age 32
    On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Jenks .

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

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    Sources (17)

    • Silvanus Jenckes, "Rhode Island Town Births Index, 1639-1932"
    • Silvanus Jencks, "Rhode Island Town Marriages Index, 1639-1916"
    • Silvanus Jencks, "Rhode Island Deaths and Burials, 1802-1950"

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