Eva Jane Jenkins

FemaleJuly 1887–

Brief Life History of Eva Jane

When Eva Jane Jenkins was born in July 1887, in Tennessee, United States, her father, Houston Elbert Jenkins, was 30 and her mother, Mary Elizabeth Morris, was 29. She married James Oscar White on 12 October 1908, in Weakley, Tennessee, United States. She lived in Civil District 23, Weakley, Tennessee, United States in 1900.

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James Oscar White
1875–1962
Eva Jane Jenkins
1887–
Marriage: 12 October 1908

Sources (5)

  • Eva J Jenkins in household of Huston E Jenkins, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Eva Jane Jenkins, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
  • Eva Jane Jenkins, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 October 1908Weakley, Tennessee, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

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    World Events (8)

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

    Age 3

    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

    1890 · Woman's Suffrage

    Age 3

    An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.

    1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

    Age 31

    To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

    Name Meaning

    English and Welsh: variant of Jenkin , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. Jenkins is one of the most common surnames 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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