Charles Laird Jenkins

24 October 1845–30 July 1929 (Age 83)
New Monkland, Lanarkshire, Scotland

The Life Summary of Charles Laird

When Charles Laird Jenkins was born on 24 October 1845, in New Monkland, Lanarkshire, Scotland, his father, James Hardie Jenkins, was 23 and his mother, Janet Laird, was 23. He married Mary Eliza Conover on 25 December 1873, in Goshen, Utah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Goshen, Utah, Utah, United States in 1880 and Cassia, Idaho, United States for about 10 years. He died on 30 July 1929, in Oakley, Cassia, Idaho, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Oakley Cemetery, Oakley, Cassia, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Laird Jenkins
Mary Eliza Conover
Marriage: 25 December 1873
Charles Wilson Jenkins
Jenette Laird Jenkins
Martha Viola Jenkins
James Hardy Jenkins
Isabell Jenkins
William Henry Jenkins
Jessie Leroy Jenkins
Ada Francell Jenkins
Maggie Hazel Jenkins
Mary Delora Jenkins

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  • Marriage
    25 December 1873Goshen, Utah, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1847 · The United Presbyterian Church of Scotland is established.
    Age 2
    The United Presbyterian Church of Scotland was formed in 1847. For most of its existence the United Presbyterian Church was the third largest Presbyterian Church in Scotland and flourished in Scotland for 53 years. After being reunited with the Church of Scotland in 1929, it continues to bring relief to the local communities.
    1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.
    Age 22
    This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

    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 (30)

    • Charles S Jenkins, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Charles L Jenkins, "Idaho, County Marriages, 1864-1962"
    • Chas. L. Jenkins in entry for Chas. Wilson Jenkins, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"

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