Henry Evan Jenkins Sr

22 February 1855–1 May 1945 (Age 90)
Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Henry Evan

When Henry Evan Jenkins Sr was born on 22 February 1855, in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States, his father, Evan Jenkins, was 37 and his mother, Anne Davies, was 32. He married Elizabeth Caroline Rice on 13 December 1878, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in St. Anthony, Bingham, Idaho, United States in 1900. He died on 1 May 1945, in Parker, Fremont, Idaho, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Parker Cemetery, Parker, Fremont, Idaho, United States.

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Henry Evan Jenkins Sr
Elizabeth Caroline Rice
Marriage: 13 December 1878
Henry Ladell Jenkins
David Leroy Jenkins
Edna Amelia Jenkins
Eva Caroline Jenkins
Leonard Evan Jenkins
Claude Rice Jenkins
Lester Jerome Jenkins

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 December 1878Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines
    Age 2
    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 8
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    Age 25
    Historical Boundaries 1883: Oneida, Idaho Territory, United States 1885: Bingham, Idaho Territory, United States 1890: Bingham, Idaho, United States 1893: Fremont, Idaho, United States

    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 (59)

    • Henry W Jenkins, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Henry E Jenkins, "Idaho, County Marriages, 1864-1950"
    • Henry E. Jenkins in entry for Lester Jenkins, "Idaho, Death Certificates, 1911-1937"

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