Sarah Eleanor Gum

31 October 1804–9 October 1875 (Age 70)
Pendleton, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Sarah Eleanor

When Sarah Eleanor Gum was born on 31 October 1804, in Pendleton, West Virginia, United States, her father, Jacob Gum, was 44 and her mother, Dorothy Arbogast, was 39. She married Andrew Jenkins on 27 January 1825, in Pendleton, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 9 daughters. She lived in Jasper Township, Fayette, Ohio, United States in 1850 and Jefferson Township, Fayette, Ohio, United States for about 10 years. She died on 9 October 1875, in Ridgeway, Hardin, Ohio, United States, at the age of 70.

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Family Time Line

Andrew Jenkins
1802–
Sarah Eleanor Gum
1804–1875
Marriage: 27 January 1825
Mary Polly Jenkins
1825–1885
Jesse Gum Ginkens
1828–1893
Edith Emaline Jenkins
1830–1915
Andrew J Genkins
1832–
Ellaca Alatha Jenkins
1834–1910
Martha J Jenkins
1837–1911
Henry A. Jenkins
1838–1880
Sarah Ellen Jenkins
1842–1916
Peter H Jenkins
1844–1851
Tetis H. Genkins
1844–
Elizabeth C Jenkins
1845–1851
Elizabeth C. Genkins
1846–
Rachel Jenkins
1851–1853

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
27 January 1825
Pendleton, West Virginia, United States
children

(13)

    Mary Polly Jenkins

    Female1825–1885Female

    Jesse Gum Ginkens

    Male1828–1893Male

    Edith Emaline Jenkins

    Female1830–1915Female

    Andrew J Genkins

    Male1832–Male

    Ellaca Alatha Jenkins

    Female1834–1910Female

+8 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (7)

1808

Age 4

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1810 · Change of capital city

Age 6

Zanesville becomes the new state capital.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 21

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

North German:1. from a byname from Old Saxon gumo ‘man’. 2. variant spelling of Gumm .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elinor Jenkins in household of Andrew Jenkins, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Eleanor Jenkins in household of Andrew Jenkins, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Ellen Jenkins in household of Andrew Jenkins, "United States Census, 1850"

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