Catherine Jenkins

24 January 1911–20 November 1996 (Age 85)
Cartersville, Bartow, Georgia, United States

The Life of Catherine

When Catherine Jenkins was born on 24 January 1911, in Cartersville, Bartow, Georgia, United States, her father, Joseph Benjamin Jenkins, was 45 and her mother, Rennie Mae Ellis, was 28. She lived in Berrien, Georgia, United States in 1996. She died on 20 November 1996, in Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Cartersville, Bartow, Georgia, United States.

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Ransom Griffin Smith
Catherine Jenkins

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Benjamin Jenkins


    Rennie Mae Ellis




World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 1

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1922 · Women Granted the Right to Vote

Age 11

The 19th Amendment, which allowed women the right to vote, was passed and became federal law on August 26, 1920. Georgia law prevented women from voting until 1922. The amendment wasn’t officially ratified until 1970.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 24

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Catherine Smith in household of Griffin Smith, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Katherine Jenkins in household of Joseph B Jenkins, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Catherine Jenkins in household of Joe B Jenkins, "United States Census, 1920"

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