Othello B. Jenkins

6 August 1914–1 August 1986 (Age 72)
Sumter, Sumter, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Othello B.

When Othello B. Jenkins was born on 6 August 1914, in Sumter, Sumter, South Carolina, United States, his father, John Jenkins, was 46 and his mother, Louvenia Mathis, was 46. He had at least 4 sons with Mary M. Herriott. He died on 1 August 1986, in Roselle, Union, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 71.

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John Jenkins
Louvenia Mathis
Albertas Jenkens
Marion Jenkens
Nanetta Jenkens
Earlie Jenkens
Othello B. Jenkins
Birnice Butler

Parents and Siblings


    Louvenia Mathis




    Albertas Jenkens


    Marion Jenkens


    Nanetta Jenkens


    Earlie Jenkens



+1 More Child

World Events (3)


Age 2

"During a deadly heat wave, thousands of residents were at the seaside resorts of Jersey Shore. Between July 1 and July 2 of 1916, five different people were attacked by sharks, and four of them ultimately died. Scientific knowledge about sharks was limited at this time, so these tragic incidents started a wave of ""shark panic"" that was spread by telephone calls, letters, newspapers, and other media."
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 2

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Age 3

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Jenkin . Jenkins is one of the most common names 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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Sources (1)

  • Othello Jenkins, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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