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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Family Time Line

Eldred Lindsey Jenks
1886–1947
Leona E Davis Jenks
1885–1944
Fannie Mae Jenks
1907–1986
Esther Lindsey Jenks
1909–1996
Ethel Irene Jenks
1913–1994
Arthur David Jenks
1918–1991

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(4)

    Fannie Mae Jenks

    Female1907–1986Female

    Female1909–1996Female

    Female1913–1994Female

    Arthur David Jenks

    Male1918–1991Male

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.
1932

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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