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James H. Jenkins
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Birth: Dec. 26, 1826
Henry County
Kentucky, USA
Death: May 15, 1894
Edgar County
Illinois, USA

SIMS TOWNSHIP.
BIOGRAPHY

JAMES H. JENKINS, farmer, Sec. 20; P. O. Paris; is a native of Henry Co., Ky. lived at his native place until the age of 16; went to Madison, Ind.; where he remained nearly twenty years; then came to Edgar Co.; this was in 1856. Was married at the age of 25 to Miss Chloe A. Redman, of Kentucky; they have a family of *twelve children - nine boys and three girls; he has a farm of 171 acres, well improved, which he has accumulated by his own hard work.
Jenkins is an old settler, who is known as one of the honest, straightforward men of
Sims Tp.

*They actually had 13 children..one died at a young age and must not have been counted. 
 
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 Parents:
  John W. Jenkins (1796 - 1855)
  Louisa Jenkins (1802 - ____)
 
 Spouse:
  Chloe Ann Redman Jenkins (1835 - 1930)*
 
 Children:
  John Robert Jenkins (1852 - 1937)*
  William W Jenkins (1857 - 1914)*
 
 Siblings:
  James H. Jenkins (1826 - 1894)
  Louisa J Jenkins Worland (1834 - 1894)*
  Bartholomew Jenkins (1836 - 1881)*
  Emeline Jenkins Worland (1842 - 1907)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Rudy Cemetery
Edgar County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: P. Vaughn
Record added: May 22, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 90538487
James H. Jenkins
Added by: P. Vaughn
 
 
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My 2nd great grandpa. Rest in peace.
- P. Vaughn
 Added: Aug. 22, 2014

- P. Vaughn
 Added: May. 22, 2012
 
 
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