Amy Jenkins

9 December 1795–10 February 1831 (Age 35)
Pittston, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Amy

When Amy Jenkins was born on 9 December 1795, in Pittston, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Stephen Jenkins, was 42 and her mother, Elizabeth Jaqua, was 38. She married Elisha Harding Jr about 1810, in Tunkhannock, Wyoming, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 10 February 1831, at the age of 35, and was buried in Eatonville, Eaton Township, Wyoming, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Elisha Harding Jr
1790–1874
Amy Jenkins
1795–1831
Marriage: about 1810
William H Harding
1814–1833
Hugh Harding
1815–1899
Elizabeth Harding
1817–
Emaline Emma Harding
1818–1905
Lysander Jenkins Harding
1820–1892
Benjamin Franklin Harding
1823–1899
Nancy Harding
1824–1887
Jabez B. Harding
1830–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1810
Tunkhannock, Wyoming, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(8)

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

    David Jenkins

    Male1777–Male

    Samuel Jenkins

    Male1778–1846Male

    Palmer Jenkins

    Male1782–1819Male

    Jabez Jenkins

    Male1784–1861Male

    Benjamin Jenkins

    Male1787–1852Male

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 5

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1803

Age 8

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1808

Age 13

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

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)

  • Amy Jenkins in entry for Emma H. Osterhout, "Pennsylvania Deaths and Burials, 1720-1999"
  • Amy Jenkins Harding, "Find A Grave Index"
  • The Michael Shoemaker Book (Full Text)

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