Richard Jenkins

23 April 1836–17 July 1906 (Age 70)
Presteigne, Radnorshire, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Richard

When Richard Jenkins was born on 23 April 1836, in Presteigne, Radnorshire, Wales, United Kingdom, his father, William Jenkins, was 23 and his mother, Elizabeth Wright, was 30. He married Mercy Ann Pitchforth on 13 May 1857, in Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 17 July 1906, in Warm Springs, Deer Lodge, Montana, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Warm Springs State Hospital Cemetery, Warm Springs, Deer Lodge, Montana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Richard Jenkins
1836–1906
Sarah Ann Ostler
1846–1934
Marriage: 14 March 1870
Anna Elisabeth Jenkins
1860–1912
James Edward Jenkins
1862–1935
Ada Jenkins
1870–1917
Ida Virginia Jenkins
1870–1938
Oliver James Jenkins
1870–1899
Mary Emily Jenkins
1872–1946
Rose Mercy Ann Jenkins
1874–1922
Lucy Ann Jenkins
1875–1875
Arthur Jenkins
1876–1945
Nettie May Jenkins
1878–1900
Aaron Ostler Jenkins
1880–1974
Richard O. Jenkins
1882–1960
Violet Jenkins
1885–1900
Elizabeth Wright Jenkins
1889–1968
Nathan Ralph Jenkins
1891–1968

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 March 1870Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (15)

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    Parents and Siblings

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    World Events (8)

    1843
    Age 7
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    1846
    Age 10
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1863
    Age 27
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    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

    TROUBLE OVER WATER RIGHT.

    Richard Jenkins Wounded Badly by Charles Foote. ~~~~~~~~~~ TROUBLE OVER WATER RIGHT. ~~~~~~~~~~ Affray Occurred at the Salt Creek Canyon, Eight M …

    Sources (49)

    • Richard Jenkins, "Canada Census, 1901"
    • Richard Jenkins in entry for Richard Jenkins and Eva M Wise, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"
    • James Jenkins in entry for Ida Jenkins Osborn, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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