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George W Jenkins
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Birth: 1859
District Of Columbia, USA
Death: May 12, 1874
District Of Columbia, USA

The Evening Star
13 May 1874
Drowned While Fishing

About 2 o'clock p.m., yesterday, George Jenkins, 16 years of age, son of Thomas Jenkins, of East Washington, was drowned at the four-mile run. He is company with Mr. Charles McGlue, and at the time was fishing with a dipnet, Jenkins being engaged in taking the fish from the net, when he lost his balance and fell over into the water, and, the current being strong, carried him under. Young Jenkins was a lad of much promise, highly esteemed by all who knew him, and especially by members of Eagle Tent, Junior Rechabites, with whom he was associated, and who have offered a reward for the recovery of his body.

The Evening Star
14 May 1874

The friends of young Jenkins who was drowned at Four-mile run on Tuesday last are using every exertion possible for the recovery of the body. Yesterday six boats were sent out manned and with grappling irons and a constant search kept up all day but without success.

The Evening Star
14 May 1874

The Body of George Jenkins who was drowned in the river near Four-mile run on Tuesday, was recovered yesterday and brought up in a small boat to Georgia avenue wharf, from whence it was conveyed at once to the residence of his parents, on 7th street between L and M streets, southeast. It was found about thirty yards from where the accident occurred. The funeral took place this afternoon from the 4th street Methodist church.
 
 
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 Parents:
  William Thomas Jenkins (1818 - 1891)
  Mary Ellen Emerson Jenkins (1820 - 1898)
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Jane Jenkins Davidson (1845 - 1925)*
  Harriet E Jenkins (1849 - 1931)*
  Ida Virginia Jenkins Guy (1850 - 1932)*
  Delphia Lavinia Jenkins Green (1853 - 1929)*
  Martha Jenkins Bohannon (1856 - 1925)*
  George W Jenkins (1859 - 1874)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Congressional Cemetery
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA
Plot: R22/45
 
Created by: myta
Record added: Oct 28, 2011
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George W Jenkins
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