Thomas Jenkins Jr

3 March 1852–18 March 1941 (Age 89)
Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Thomas

When Thomas Jenkins Jr was born on 3 March 1852, in Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States, his father, Thomas Jenkins, was 43 and his mother, Johanna Marshall, was 35. He married Robenia Bruce on 5 November 1877, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He immigrated to Utah, United States in 1852. He died on 18 March 1941, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Jenkins Jr
Robenia Bruce
Marriage: 5 November 1877
Thomas Jenkins
Sidney Robert Jenkins
Margaret Jenkins
George W Jenkins
Robena Jenkins

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 November 1877Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    +7 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines
    Age 5
    The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.
    Age 11
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.
    Age 24
    The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

    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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    Sources (16)

    • Thos Jenkins, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Thomas Jenkins in entry for Margaret Mandler, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Thos Jenkins in household of Thos Jenkins, "United States Census, 1860"

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