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
Sarah Louisa Loveless
Marriage: 9 March 1875
Margaret Matilda Jenkins
Anna Pearl Jenkins
Thomas Ray Jenkins
James William Jenkins
Caroline May Jenkins
Ida Elizabeth Jenkins
Katherine Edith Jenkins
Harry Loveless Jenkins
Howard Irving McClellan Jenkins

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 March 1875Provo, Utah, Utah, United States
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    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.
    Age 16
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    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.

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    Story Highlight


    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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