James Phillip Jenkins

6 March 1881–30 December 1962 (Age 81)
North Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of James Phillip

When James Phillip Jenkins was born on 6 March 1881, in North Carolina, United States, his father, Phillip Abraham "Abey" Jenkins, was 16 and his mother, Victoria Jane DeHart, was 14. He married Della Mae Millsaps on 12 July 1908, in Graham, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Stecoah, Graham, North Carolina, United States for about 10 years and Stecoah Township, Graham, North Carolina, United States in 1940. He died on 30 December 1962, in North Carolina, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Graham, North Carolina, United States.

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James Phillip Jenkins
Della Mae Millsaps
Marriage: 12 July 1908
Hoyie Jenkins
Alvin David Jenkins
Faset Joe Jenkins
Gay L. Jenkins
Jessee Emanul Jenkins
Emmor Jenkins
Geter Plato Jenkins
Mary Jenkins

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 July 1908Graham, North Carolina, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act
    Age 1
    A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
    1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage
    Age 16
    In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.
    1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor
    Age 22
    A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

    Name Meaning

    English and Welsh: variant of Jenkin , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. Jenkins is one of the most common surnames 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 (17)

    • James P Jenkins, "United States Census, 1910"
    • James P Jenkins in entry for Gay Jenkins and Margaret Hilliard, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
    • James Philip Jenkins, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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