Gabriel Russell Jenkins

1829–30 March 1904 (Age 75)
Garrard, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Gabriel Russell

When Gabriel Russell Jenkins was born in 1829, in Garrard, Kentucky, United States, his father, David Downing Jenkins, was 50 and his mother, Martha or Patsy Alford, was 40. He married Sarah Elizabeth Alford on 26 December 1854, in Mercer, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Mercer, Kentucky, United States in 1870 and Sandersville, Fayette, Kentucky, United States in 1880. He died on 30 March 1904, in Fayette, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Lexington Cemetery, Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Gabriel Russell Jenkins
1829–1904
Sarah Elizabeth Alford
1834–1922
Marriage: 26 December 1854
Lillard Car Jenkins
1855–
Arthusa Belle Jenkins
1860–
Betty F. Jenkins
1862–
Price Jenkins
1864–1890
Minnie L Jenkins
1867–
Josiah Jenkins
1874–
Mary Louise Jenkins
1856–1919
John Cornelius Jenkins
1858–1946
Lee C. Jenkins
1860–1944
Clara Jenkins
1869–1936
Harriet Melissie Jenkins
1872–1940
Amos Harvey Jenkins
1875–1941
Joe Jenkins
1877–
Dora B. Jenkins
1881–1919

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
26 December 1854
Mercer, Kentucky, United States
children

(14)

    Lillard Car Jenkins

    Male1855–Male

    Mary Louise Jenkins

    Female1856–1919Female

    Male1858–1946Male

    Arthusa Belle Jenkins

    Female1860–Female

    Lee C. Jenkins

    Male1860–1944Male

+9 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 1

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1830 · Louisville and Portland Canal Opens

Age 1

The Louisville and Portland canal opened in 1830. It was a 2 mile canal. It helped with the barrier caused by the Falls of the Ohio River at Louisville by making a route around them.
1850 · 8th Most Populated State

Age 21

According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • C R Jenkin, "United States Census, 1870"
  • G R Jenkins, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Russel Jenkins, "United States Census, 1880"

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