Sarah Jenkins

,, Indiana, United States

The Life of Sarah

When Sarah Jenkins was born about 1869, her father, Thomas J Jenkins, was 43 and her mother, Elizabeth A. Engler, was 29. She married Oscar Cox on 12 December 1889. She lived in Indiana, United States in 1870 and Campbell Township, Warrick, Indiana, United States in 1880.

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Oscar Cox
Sarah Jenkins
Marriage: 12 December 1889

Spouse and Children

    Oscar Cox



12 December 1889

Parents and Siblings




    Rachael Jenkins




    Elizabeth Jenkins


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World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 1

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1870 · Giving all the right to vote

Age 1

The Act was an extension of the Fifteenth Amendment, that prohibited discrimination by state offices in voter registration. It also helped empower the President with the authority to enforce the first section of the Fifteenth Amendment throughout the United States. Being the first of three Enforcement Acts passed by the Congress, it helped combat attacks on the suffrage rights of African Americans.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 31

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

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.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sarah Jenkins in household of Thomas Jenkins, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Sarah E Jinkens in household of Thomas Jinkens, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Sarah Jenkins, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

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