Jefferson County, NY Pioneers


PIONEER JENKS FAMILY



1. THOMAS JENKS (son of BOOMER and ANNA (KING) JENKS) was born 6 Feb 1783, at Marlboro, Windham County, VT. Thomas doesn't appear in Jefferson Co., census till 1830. He is in the 1810 and 1820 census for Jefferson County under the name of Thomas Jinks. He died 14 Nov 1876, Spring Prairie Twp., Walworth County, Wisconsin and is buried at the Hickory Grove Cemetery in Spring Prairie.

He married
LYDIA HERREN, who was born about 1786 in Vermont. She died 10 Oct 1855 and was buried in Sandy Loam Cemetery, Town of Pamelia, Jefferson County. All of the following Jenks spouses, except for Lavina, wife of Thomas Clark Jenks, were residents of Jefferson County.

Children, JENKS:

2 i ANNA JENKS married BENJAMIN WEAVER

3 ii HANNAH JENKS married MARTIN GREEN

4 iii JAMES W. JENKS married EMILY GIBBS

5 iv THOMAS CLARK JENKS married LAVINA (PHELLPS?)

6 v WILLIAM HERREN JENKS married RACHEL ANN DEWEY

7 vi LUCY A. JENKS married SAMUEL CAREY

8 vii CHAUNCY PERSAILER JENKS married MARY JANE MORRILL

9 viii LYDIA B. JENKS married MYRON CLARK

10 ix DAVID JENKS


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