Henry Jenkins

5 March 1894–13 May 1974 (Age 80)
Glen Roy, Jackson, Ohio, United States

The Life of Henry

When Henry Jenkins was born on 5 March 1894, in Glen Roy, Jackson, Ohio, United States, his father, John A. Jenkins, was 43 and his mother, Eliza Ellen McBride, was 41. He lived in Coal Township, Jackson, Ohio, United States in 1900 and Bay City, Bay, Michigan, United States in 1910. He died on 13 May 1974, in Sequim, Clallam, Washington, United States, at the age of 80.

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Henry Jenkins
Amy Irene Hallowell

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

    John A. Jenkins


    Eliza Ellen McBride




    Charles Alban Jenkins


    Zelda J. Jenkins



    Pearl C Jenkins



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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1897 · Seattle Grows Quickly

Age 3

The Klondike gold rush started in 1896 in Canada, but by 1897 as miners started moving and following the gold it caused for Seattle to rapidly grow as more miners joined the search for gold.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 22

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

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 (2)

  • Henery Genkings in household of John A Genkings, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Henry Jenkins in household of John A Jenkins, "United States Census, 1900"

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