Annie Elenden Jenkins

6 January 1891–29 June 1964 (Age 73)
Fayette, Alabama, United States

The Life of Annie Elenden

When Annie Elenden Jenkins was born on 6 January 1891, in Fayette, Alabama, United States, her father, James Asbury Jenkins, was 48 and her mother, Martha A Strother, was 41. She married Benjamin Monroe Atkins on 26 September 1909, in Walker, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Beat 5, Bolivar, Mississippi, United States in 1930 and Rock City, Marion, Alabama, United States in 1940. She died on 29 June 1964, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Townley, Walker, Alabama, United States.

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Benjamin Monroe Atkins
Annie Elenden Jenkins
Marriage: 26 September 1909
Edna Iola Atkins
William Dewey Atkins
Nellie Earline Atkins
Henry Atkins
Martha Christine Atkins
Winfrey Atkins
Eunice Irene Atkins
Lawrence Nathaniel Atkins

Spouse and Children

26 September 1909
Walker, Alabama, United States


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Parents and Siblings

    James Asbury Jenkins


    Martha A Strother




    Walker Leander Jenkins


    Sula Hasseltine Jenkins



    Lugenia Paralee Jenkins



+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1892 · The Masonic Temple Building

Age 1

The Masonic Temple Building was a skyscraper built in Chicago and from 1895 to 1920 it was the tallest building in Chicago. The building featured a central court surrounded by shops on nine floors. On top of the shops there were meeting rooms that were also used as theaters. In 1939 the Masonic Temple was demolished, and a Walgreens drug store was erected in its place. 
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 21

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

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)

  • Annie Adkins in household of Ben Adkins, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Annie E Atkins in household of Benjamin Atkins, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Anna Atkins in household of Benn Atkins, "United States Census, 1920"

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