Elinor Jenkins

25 December 1789–from 28 September 1860 to 30 January 1862 (Age 70)
Whitney-on-Wye, Herefordshire, England

The Life Summary of Elinor

Elinor Jenkins was born on 25 December 1789, in Whitney-on-Wye, Herefordshire, England as the daughter of William Jenkins and Jane Apperley. She married John Vaughan on 16 December 1810, in Hay, Breconshire, Wales, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Llanfoist, Monmouthshire, Wales, United Kingdom in 1851. She died from 28 September 1860 to 30 January 1862, in Douglas, Nevada, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Douglas, Nevada, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Vaughan
Elinor Jenkins
Marriage: 16 December 1810
William Vaughan
Samuel Vaughan
Thomas Vaughan
about 1819–1850
Eleanor Vaughan
Catherine Vaughan
John Vaughan
Jane Vaughan
William Vaughan
Mary Ann Vaughan

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  • Marriage
    16 December 1810Hay, Breconshire, Wales, United Kingdom
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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.
    1791 · The Bill of Rights
    Age 2
    After the Constitution was made, some objections were raised by Anti-Federalists. So, in response ten amendments were discussed and voted on to become The Bill of Rights. These rights were made to clarify and guarantee certain freedoms of residents of the country.
    Age 23
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

    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 (23)

    • 1841 England & Wales Census for Elinor Jenkins Vaughan in household of John Vaughan
    • 1810 Wales Marriage Banns for John Vaughan & Elinor Jenkins, "Wales, Brecknockshire, Parish Registers"
    • 1851 England and Wales Census for Elinor Jenkins Vaughan in household of John Vaughan

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