Jacob Parkins

Male30 June 1819–10 February 1905

Brief Life History of Jacob

When Jacob Parkins was born on 30 June 1819, in Belmont, Ohio, United States, his father, David Parkins, was 34 and his mother, Lydia Jenkins, was 29. He married Minerva Walter on 26 September 1844, in Tuscarawas, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Bern Township, Athens, Ohio, United States in 1860 and Cherokee, Cherokee, Iowa, United States in 1870. He died on 10 February 1905, in Phillips, Kansas, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Germantown Cemetery, Kensington, Smith, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jacob Parkins
Minerva Walter
Marriage: 26 September 1844
Elizabeth Ann Parkins
Joseph Finley Parkins
John David Parkins
Cyrus Christian Parkins
Mary Augusta Parkins
Alfred Harry Parkins
George William Parkins
Susan Cornelia Parkins
Margaret Maggie Parkins
Emily Fleda Parkins
Carrie Alice Parkins

Sources (13)

  • Jacob Parkins, "United States Census, 1870"
  • John Parkins, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Jacob Parkins in entry for Elizabeth Ann Parkins Smith, "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 September 1844Tuscarawas, Ohio, United States
  • Children (11)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (15)

    +10 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1820 · Making States Equal

    Age 1

    The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.

    1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated

    Age 17

    On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.


    Age 35

    Bleeding Kansas was a time period between the years 1854 and 1861 with a series of violent confrontations over whether slavery would be legal in Kansas Territory.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Perkins .

    Americanized form of one or more similar (like-sounding) Jewish names.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names

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