Hannah Jenkins

2 June 1832–24 January 1909 (Age 76)
Craswell, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Hannah

When Hannah Jenkins was born on 2 June 1832, in Craswell, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Henry Jenkins, was 51 and her mother, Ann Taylor, was 50. She married John Eames on 17 May 1855, in Garway Hill, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1851 and Radnorshire, Wales in 1861. She died on 24 January 1909, in Fremont, Idaho, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Plain City Cemetery, Plain City, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Eames
Hannah Jenkins
Marriage: 17 May 1855
Mary Eames
George Eames
Elizabeth Eames
Emma Eames
William Eames
John Samuel Eames
Eli Eames
Samuel Thomas Eames Sr.

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 May 1855Garway Hill, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom
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    World Events (8)

    1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor
    Age 1
    The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 4
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 22
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.

    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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    Biography of Hannah Jenkins Eames

    Biography of Hannah Jenkins Eames, emigrant pioneer 1868 By Maurine Clifford Hannah Jenkins was born 3 June 1832 in Crasswall, Herefordshire, England. She was the daughter of Henry Jenkins and A …

    Sources (58)

    • Hannah Eames, "Idaho, County Birth and Death Records, 1883-1929"
    • Hannah Jenkins in household of James Watkins, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • Hanna Jenkins in entry for Mary Stephens, "Idaho, Death Certificates, 1911-1937"

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