George William Jenkins

15 December 1896–28 January 1996 (Age 99)
Delavan Township, Faribault, Minnesota, United States

The Life of George William

When George William Jenkins was born on 15 December 1896, in Delavan Township, Faribault, Minnesota, United States, his father, Thomas Jefferson Jenkins, was 47 and his mother, Emeline Stauffer, was 44. He married Cecile Esther HOCKEL on 12 June 1929, in Hardy, Humboldt, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Faribault, Minnesota, United States in 1920 and Delavan, Faribault, Minnesota, United States in 1930. He died on 28 January 1996, in Fairmont, Martin, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 99, and was buried in Riverside Cemetery, Winnebago, Faribault, Minnesota, United States.

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George William Jenkins
Cecile Esther HOCKEL
Marriage: 12 June 1929
Roy Jenkins
James Roger JENKINS
DeeAnn Helen JENKINS

Spouse and Children

12 June 1929
Hardy, Humboldt, Iowa, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Jefferson Jenkins


    Emeline Stauffer




+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1898 · The Kensington Runestone

Age 2

A Swedish man, Olof Ohman, was farming on his land when he came across a 202-pound rock slab that had strange writing on it. Convinced it was proof that Scandinavian explorers came to that area before Columbus found the Americas, he had it looked at by scholars and linguists to find its translation. There has been a drawn-out debate on the stone's authenticity, with a scholarly consensus that classifies it as a hoax and the community which is convinced that it is authentic.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 27

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

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)

  • George W Jinkens, "United States Census, 1920"
  • George Jenkins, "United States Census, 1930"
  • George W Jenkins, "United States Census, 1940"

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