Esther Jenkins

22 July 1862–12 November 1929 (Age 67)
Wellsville, Cache, Utah, United States

The Life of Esther

When Esther Jenkins was born on 22 July 1862, in Wellsville, Cache, Utah, United States, her father, William Jenkins, was 43 and her mother, Mary Parry Rowberry, was 43. She married James Sneddon Allen on 30 December 1880, in Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 12 November 1929, in Wellsville, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Wellsville Cemetery, Wellsville, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Sneddon Allen
Esther Jenkins
Marriage: 30 December 1880
Esther Jenkins Allen
Mary Jenkins Allen
James Jenkins Allen
William Jenkins Allen
Norman Jenkins Allen Sr.
Cyril Jenkins Allen
Agnes Jenkins Allen
Melba Jenkins Allen

Spouse and Children

30 December 1880
Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 1

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 1

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 19

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

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)

  • Esther Allan in household of James Allan, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Esther Allen in household of James Allen, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Esther Allen in household of James Allen, "United States Census, 1900"

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