Hannah H. Jenks

14 April 1848–4 June 1879 (Age 31)
Marlboro, Windham, Vermont, United States

The Life Summary of Hannah H.

When Hannah H. Jenks was born on 14 April 1848, in Marlboro, Windham, Vermont, United States, her father, Andrew Nelson Jenks, was 42 and her mother, Philura Higley, was 35. She married Scot Dunklee on 26 February 1868. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She died on 4 June 1879, in Vermont, United States, at the age of 31.

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Family Time Line

Scot Dunklee
Hannah H. Jenks
Marriage: 26 February 1868
Amy Iola Dunklee
Metta Ines Dunkle

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 February 1868
  • Children


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    World Events (6)

    Age 15
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1864 · St. Albans Raid
    Age 16
    St. Albans Raid took place on October 19, 1864. It was a Confederate raid from Canada into Union territory. Confederate soldiers that were in Canada raided the town of St. Albans killed one person and robbed three banks.
    Age 17
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    Name Meaning

    English (West Midlands): from the Middle English personal name Jenke (a shortening of the personal name Jenkin, Jankin; see Jenkin ), with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.History: Joseph Jenks (1602–83), the descendant of an old Welsh family, was born in England and traveled to Saugus, near Lynn, MA, in 1642 to assist in the development of America's first iron works. His son, Joseph Jenckes (sic), followed in 1650, founded Pawtucket, RI, and raised four sons who held places of respect and distinction in RI, including one who served as governor for five years.

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

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    Sources (20)

    • Hanah Jenks in household of Andrew N Jenks, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Hannah Jenks in entry for John B. Whitcomb and Metta Inez Dunklee, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"
    • Hannah H. Jenks Dunklee in entry for Scott Dunklee, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915, 1921-1924"

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