Sarah Jane Jenkins

1822–1880 (Age 58)
South Carolina, United States

The Life of Sarah Jane

Sarah Jane Jenkins was born in 1822, in South Carolina, United States. She married William Meredith Thomas on 26 August 1841, in Benton, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 14 sons and 10 daughters. She died in 1880, in Montgomery, Montgomery, Alabama, United States, at the age of 58.

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Family Time Line

Sarah Jane Jenkins
1822–1880
William Meredith Thomas
1822–1897
Marriage: 26 August 1841
William Jefferson Thomas
1842–1916
Alvin Oliver Thomas
1842–
C D Thomas
1855–
John Thomas
Marion Thomas
Moriah Thomas
William Thomas
Ruth Mariah Thomas
1843–1914
Alvin Thomas
1843–1895
Margaret Elizabeth Thomas
1844–1924
Sarah Jane Thomas
1849–1938
Rebecca Ellen Thomas
1852–1938
Samuel David Meredith Thomas
1853–1910
John Thomas
1857–
Priscilla Thomas
1858–
Albert Thomas
1861–
Cooperth Thomas
1863–
Willie Thomas
1864–
Minie Thomas
1869–
Henry Thomas
1871–
Hardford Thomas
1873–
Alabama Thomas
1874–
David Thomas
1875–
Sarraj W Thomas
1877–

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
26 August 1841
Benton, Alabama, United States
children

(24)

  • William Jefferson Thomas

    Male1842–1916Male

  • Alvin Oliver Thomas

    Male1842–Male

  • Ruth Mariah Thomas

    Female1843–1914Female

  • Margaret Elizabeth Thomas

    Female1844–1924Female

  • Male1843–1895Male

+19 More Children

World Events (8)

1822 · Slave Rebellion

Age 0

"On June 16, 1822, Denmark Vesey a free and self-educated African American leads a slave rebellion called ""the rising."" The interesting thing about this rebellion is that it does not really happen. The only thing the judges have to go on is the testimony of people that witness it."
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 3

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1846

Age 24

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

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.

Possible Related Names

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Jenkins in entry for William Jefferson Thomas, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"
  • Jenkins in entry for Rebacca Ellen Caffey, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"
  • Sarah Jenkins, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"

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