John Wesley Jenkins

1878–1953 (Age 75)
Ohio, United States

The Life of John Wesley

John Wesley Jenkins was born in 1878, in Ohio, United States as the son of Franklin T Jenkins and Ward. He married Marguarite Adaline Price about 1910, in Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Boulder, Boulder, Colorado, United States in 1920 and Brookfield, Trumbull, Ohio, United States in 1930. In 1918, at the age of 40, his occupation is listed as laborer in Ohio, United States. He died in 1953, in Denver, Colorado, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Denver, Colorado, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Wesley Jenkins
Marguarite Adaline Price
Marriage: about 1910
Charles Wesley Jenkins
William F Jenkins

Spouse and Children

about 1910
Kansas, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Franklin T Jenkins






World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1881 · Denver becomes State Capitol

Age 3

On Nov 8 1881, Denver becomes the state capitol, due to an economic boom the city experienced in the 1880s.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 20

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • John W Jenkins in household of William Price, "United States Census, 1920"
  • John Jenkins, "United States Census, 1930"
  • John Wesley Jenkins, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"

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