Thomas Hopkins Jenkins

28 July 1847–26 July 1915 (Age 67)
Cardiff, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Thomas Hopkins

When Thomas Hopkins Jenkins was born on 28 July 1847, in Cardiff, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom, his father, William Jenkins, was 40 and his mother, Margaret Hopkins, was 39. He married Sarah Louisa Loveless on 9 March 1875, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Oxford, Bannock, Idaho, United States in 1900 and Grace, Bingham, Idaho, United States in 1910. He died on 26 July 1915, in Pocatello, Bannock, Idaho, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Harkness Cemetery, McCammon, Bannock, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Hopkins Jenkins
1847–1915
Sarah Louisa Loveless
1855–1939
Marriage: 9 March 1875
Margaret Matilda Jenkins
1876–1951
Anna Pearl Jenkins
1878–1957
Thomas Ray Jenkins
1881–1956
James William Jenkins
1884–1890
Caroline May Jenkins
1886–1936
Ida Elizabeth Jenkins
1889–1976
Katherine Edith Jenkins
1893–1908
Harry Loveless Jenkins
1897–1954
Howard Irving McClellan Jenkins
1899–1942

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 March 1875Provo, Utah, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    1857 · Bountiful Tabernacle Groundbreaking
    Age 10
    The groundbreaking of the Bountiful Tabernacle began with the dedicatory prayer given by Lorenzo Snow on a cold February morning in 1857. The building was designed by Augustus Farnham.
    1863
    Age 16
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1865
    Age 18
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Junkins
    Jenkin
    Jinkins

    Story Highlight

    BIOGRAPHY OF THOMAS HOPKINS JENKINS

    Thomas Hopkins Jenkins was born on 28 July 1847 in Cardiff, Glamorganshire, Wales to William and Margaret Hopkins Jenkins. He was the fifth of six children, three girls and three boys, all born in W …

    Sources (33)

    • Thomas Jenkins in entry for Caroline May Clinton, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Thos Jenkins, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Thomas Jenkins in entry for Samuel Dexter Clinton and Caroline Jenkins, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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