Joseph Warren Jenkins Niles

24 December 1810–5 February 1876 (Age 65)
Louisiana, United States

The Life of Joseph Warren Jenkins

When Joseph Warren Jenkins Niles was born on 24 December 1810, in Louisiana, United States, his father, Rev. Asa Niles, was 33 and his mother, Susanna Jenkins, was 30. He married Margaret White McGhee on 6 September 1862, in McGhee, Monroe, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 5 February 1876, in Monroe, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Monroe, Tennessee, United States.

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Joseph Warren Jenkins Niles
Margaret White McGhee
Marriage: 6 September 1862
Charles Mc Ghee Niles
Amelia " Minna" Gervais Niles
Joseph Warren Niles

Spouse and Children

6 September 1862
McGhee, Monroe, Tennessee, United States


Parents and Siblings


    Susanna Jenkins




    Joseph Warren Jenkins Niles



    Asa H. Niles


World Events (8)


Age 2

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

Age 2

Louisiana is the 18th state.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 20

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.

Name Meaning

1 English: perhaps a patronymic from the medieval personal name Nel or Neal ( see Nelson ).2 Possibly a variant of German Neils , a derivative of the personal name Cornelius .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Jason Niles, "United States Census, 1870"
  • J W J Niles, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Joseph W. Wiles in entry for J.W. Niles, "Tennessee Death Records, 1914-1955"

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