Grant Jenks

22 August 1865–19 February 1884 (Age 18)
Jackson, Jackson, Ohio, United States

The Life of Grant

When Grant Jenks was born on 22 August 1865, in Jackson, Jackson, Ohio, United States, his father, Shepherd Jenks, was 56 and his mother, Hancy Matlida Burt, was 49. He lived in Ohio, United States in 1870. He died on 19 February 1884, in Jackson, Jackson, Ohio, United States, at the age of 18.

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Family Time Line

Shepherd Jenks
1809–1874
Hancy Matlida Burt
1816–1911
Alfred Jenks
1834–1839
Wesley Jenks
1836–1839
Martha J Jenks
1839–1914
Susan J Jenks
1843–1910
Alvira Jenks
1846–1848
Stillman Jenks
1849–1870
Mary J Jenks
1852–1916
Ximenia Jenks
1854–1933
Truman Jenks
1858–1929
Grant Jenks
1865–1884

Parents and Siblings

    Male1809–1874Male

    Hancy Matlida Burt

    Female1816–1911Female

siblings

(10)

    Male1834–1839Male

    Male1836–1839Male

    Martha J Jenks

    Female1839–1914Female

    Female1843–1910Female

    Alvira Jenks

    Female1846–1848Female

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World Events (8)

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 1

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.
1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 2

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 7

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Grant S Jenks in household of Nancy J Jenks, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Grant Jenks in household of Shepperd Jenks, "United States Census, 1870"

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