Silvanus Jenckes

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

The Life 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 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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Family Time Line

Ebenezer Jenckes
1710–
Alice Shaw
1716–1758
Obediah Jenks
1744–1789
Olive Jenckes
1748–1794
Silvanus Jenckes
1748–1781
Ann Nancy Jenks
1754–1830

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(4)

    Obediah Jenks

    Male1744–1789Male

    Olive Jenckes

    Female1748–1794Female

    Male1748–1781Male

    Ann Nancy Jenks

    Female1754–1830Female

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.
1776

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Silvanus Jencks, "Rhode Island Town Marriages Index, 1639-1916"
  • Silvanus Jencks, "Rhode Island Deaths and Burials, 1802-1950"
  • Sylvanus Jenckes, "Find A Grave Index" - HAS WRONG DATES - see Bible record in LifeSketch

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