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Stephen Jenks
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Birth: Mar. 17, 1772
Glocester
Providence County
Rhode Island, USA
Death: Jun. 3, 1856
Thompson
Geauga County
Ohio, USA

Composer, Teacher of psalmody, Chorister, and Maker of drums and tambourines. Wrote several published books of hymn tunes, and was an itinerant singing master in Fairfield Co, CT in the early 1800's. Had nine children and moved to Ohio in 1829.

First wife, Hannah Dauchy, daughter of Philip and Mary Jones, was born 29 February 1772 and died 11 August 1800. They had two boys.

Second wife, Rachel Travis, he married in 1801 in Washington Co, NY. She died several years later.

Third wife, Abigail Ross
One other son, Stephen Jr, was born about 1823
and three unknown children 
 
Family links: 
 Spouses:
  Hannah Dauchy Jenks (____ - 1800)
  Abigail Ross Jenks (1788 - 1862)*
 
 Children:
  John Jenks (1811 - 1872)*
  Abigail Jenks (1818 - 1869)*
  Mary Jenks (1826 - 1890)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Maple Grove Cemetery
Thompson
Geauga County
Ohio, USA
 
Created by: Dacanta
Record added: May 07, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 52086372
Stephen Jenks
Added by: DaveSchade
 
Stephen Jenks
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Added by: Cherie Atkinson Clark
 
 
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Such peace and beauty can be found there. Thank you for your contributions to it. Rest In Peace.
- Kathie L. Webb Blair
 Added: Mar. 5, 2013
Thank you for your contributions to Sacred Harp music. May you rest in peace.
- William Bjornstad
 Added: Nov. 4, 2011
 
 
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