Esther Lindsey Jenks

26 February 1909–15 March 1996 (Age 87)
North Carolina, United States

The Life of Esther Lindsey

When Esther Lindsey Jenks was born on 26 February 1909, in North Carolina, United States, her father, Eldred Lindsey Jenks, was 22 and her mother, Leona E Davis Jenks, was 23. She lived in Wake Forest, Wake, North Carolina, United States for about 20 years. She died on 15 March 1996, in Durham, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Maplewood Cemetery, Durham, Durham, North Carolina, United States.

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Eldred Lindsey Jenks
Leona E Davis Jenks
Fannie Mae Jenks
Esther Lindsey Jenks
Ethel Irene Jenks
Arthur David Jenks

Parents and Siblings



    Fannie Mae Jenks




    Arthur David Jenks


World Events (8)

1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 1

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.
1918 · Fort Bragg Established

Age 9

Named after Confederate General Braxton Bragg, Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, North Carolina was established on September 4, 1918. It was used as one of three training camps used during WWI.

Age 23

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

Name Meaning

English (also found in Wales): patronymic from the Middle English personal name Jenk, a back-formation from Jenkin with the removal of the supposed Anglo-Norman French diminutive suffix -in.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Esta Jenks in household of Columbus M Davis, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Esther Jenks in household of Elred H Jenks, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Esta L Jinks in household of Eldred L Jinks, "United States Census, 1930"

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