Josiah Peace Jenkins

Brief Life History of Josiah Peace

When Josiah Peace Jenkins was born on 21 September 1834, in Nashville, Nash, North Carolina, United States, his father, John Wilson Jenkins, was 36 and his mother, Frances Ann Moore Peace, was 34. He had at least 2 sons and 4 daughters with Amariah Frances Battle. He lived in North Carolina, United States in 1870 and Nashville Township, Nash, North Carolina, United States in 1900. He died on 26 April 1909, in Nash, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Nashville, Nash, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Josiah Peace Jenkins
1834–1909
Amariah Frances Battle
1827–1923
Josiah Lawrence Jenkins
1861–
Nena Lee Jenkins
1863–1956
Anna Laura Jenkins
1865–1881
Helen Clyde Jenkins
1867–1902
Rosa Frances Jenkins
1869–1962
Zebulon Vance Jenkins
1872–1951

Sources (23)

  • Josiah P Jenkins, "United States Census, 1860"
  • J R Jenkins, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Josiah Peace Jenkins, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

1853 · First State Fair

The first state fair in North Carolina was held in Raleigh and was put on by the North Carolina State Agricultural Society in 1853. The fair has been continuous except for during the American Civil War and Reconstruction and WWII.

1862 · Battle of Roanoke Island

On February 7, 1862, General Burnside's expedition started with the Battle of Roanoke Island. The battle was mostly fought by the Union and Confederate Navy's. This was a Union victory.

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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