♂ George Washington Jenkins

1809 - 1864

 

G.W.

George Washington Jenkins
Parents
Spouse
Martha Ann Cravens
Martha Ann Cravens
1816 - 1913
Siblings
Harriet Jenkins
Harriet Jenkins
1810 - 1900

He was of "Welsh-Scotch" descent.

1839


Age: 30y
1839 • In the United States, the first state law permitting women to own property is passed in Jackson, Mississippi.

1864


Age: 55y
1864 Clipper ship City of Adelaide launched in Sunderland, England. By the 21st century, she will be the world's oldest surviving clipper of only two survivors (Cutty Sark being the other).

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