Charlie Jenkins

13 March 1900–22 December 1979 (Age 79)
Mitchell, Lawrence, Indiana, United States

The Life Summary of Charlie

When Charlie Jenkins was born on 13 March 1900, in Mitchell, Lawrence, Indiana, United States, his father, Enoch Jenkins, was 36 and his mother, Mary Rosa Taylor, was 21. He married Jean Etta Mae Terrell on 8 November 1918, in Clark, Indiana, United States. He lived in Shawswick Township, Lawrence, Indiana, United States in 1900 and Lawrence, Lawrence Township, Marion, Indiana, United States in 1910. He died on 22 December 1979, in Bedford, Shawswick Township, Lawrence, Indiana, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Bedford, Shawswick Township, Lawrence, Indiana, United States.

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Charlie Jenkins
Ruth Clendenon
Lora Catherine Jenkins
Charles Robert “Bob” Jenkins
Martha Rose Jenkins

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World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley
Age 1
President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded
Age 6
The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack
Age 23
Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

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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Sources (17)

  • Charlie Jenkins, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Charlie Jenkins in entry for Robert Lee Borden and Martha Rose Jenkins, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • Charley Jenkins, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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