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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Shepherd Jenks
Hancy Matlida Burt
Alfred Jenks
Wesley Jenks
Martha J Jenks
Susan J Jenks
Alvira Jenks
Stillman Jenks
Mary J Jenks
Ximenia Jenks
Truman Jenks
Grant Jenks

Parents and Siblings


    Hancy Matlida Burt






    Martha J Jenks



    Alvira Jenks


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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 The Amendment was later repealed.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.

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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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