Chester James Jenkins

16 September 1907–31 December 1974 (Age 67)
Stafford, Fort Bend, Texas, United States

The Life of Chester James

When Chester James Jenkins was born on 16 September 1907, in Stafford, Fort Bend, Texas, United States, his father, Gomer Ray Jenkins Sr, was 23 and his mother, Margaret Annie E. Woirhaye, was 54. He married Otha Opal Roberts on 1 September 1933, in Drummond, Granite, Montana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Chilhowee, Johnson, Missouri, United States in 1920 and Election Precinct 4 Missoula City, Missoula, Montana, United States in 1940. He died on 31 December 1974, in Urich, Henry, Missouri, United States, at the age of 67.

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Family Time Line

Chester James Jenkins
Otha Opal Roberts
Marriage: 1 September 1933
Fredrick James Jenkins
Vernon M Jenkins
Alta Marie Jenkins

Spouse and Children

1 September 1933
Drummond, Granite, Montana, United States


    Fredrick James Jenkins



    Alta Marie Jenkins


Parents and Siblings


    Margaret Annie E. Woirhaye




World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1910 · State Capital Moves to Oklahoma City

Age 3

The state capital of Oklahoma moved from Guthrie to Oklahoma City on June 10, 1910. 

Age 20

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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)

  • James Jenkins, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Chester J Jenkins in household of Gomer Jenkins, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Chester Jenkins in household of Gomer Jenkins, "United States Census, 1920"

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