♂ Jeremiah Franklin Jenkins

1811 - 1896

 

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Jeremiah Franklin Jenkins
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Parents
Spouse
Margaret Cravens
Margaret Cravens
1814 - 1906
Children
William Washington Jenkins
William W Jenkins
1838 - 1919
David Cravens Jenkins
David Cravens Jenkins
1840 - 1871
Mary Melvina Jenkins
Mary Melvina Jenkins
1841 - 1925
Eleven Jenkins
Eleven Jenkins
1843 - 1924
John Seldon Jenkins
John Seldon Jenkins
1845 - 1922
Rodney King Jenkins
Rodney King Jenkins
1848 - 1891
Priscilla Ann Jenkins
Priscilla Ann Jenkins
1852 - 1918
Siblings
Harriet Jenkins
Harriet Jenkins
1810 - 1900

Jeremiah was the youngest of three children, and his father died when he was two years old.  He grew up in Bullitt Kentucky, working for his mother until 1836, when he married Margaret Cravens.  The family moved to Scotland County, Missouri near Etna in 1861, then to Memphis in Jefferson Township in 1863.  A family biography from "A History of Scotland County, Missouri" says that Jeremiah "Started in life poor, but evinced a strong determination to succeed, which he was successful. He now owns 240 acres of some of the best land in Scotland County. Our subject is a decided Democrat, is a member of the I.O.O.F., (Independent Order of Odd Fellows), and he and wife are members of the Old School Presbyterian Church."

1836


May 25
Age: 24y
1836 • The earliest United States patent for a phosphorus friction match is granted to Alonzo Dwight Phillips of Springfield, Massachusetts.

1838


Aug 1
Age: 26y

1840


Age: 28y
1840 • The Penny Black, the world's first postage stamp, becomes valid for the pre-payment of postage.

1840


Mar 5
Age: 28y
1840 August Borsig's steam locomotive, the first built in Germany, competes against a Stephenson-built locomotive on the Berlin-Jüterbog railroad; the Borsig locomotive wins by 10 minutes.

1841


Nov 28
Age: 30y

1843


Sep 10
Age: 31y
1843 Argentina supports Rosas of Uruguay and begins a siege of Montevideo.

1845


Nov 26
Age: 34y

1848


Feb 20
Age: 36y

1852


Jan 1
Age: 40y

1854


Apr 10
Age: 42y

1856


Mar 24
Age: 44y
1856 • The nawab of Oudh (Wajid Ali Shah) is exiled to Metiabruz and the state is annexed by the British East India Company.

1861


Age: 49y
1861 Alexander Stephens, Vice President of the Confederacy, gives the infamous Cornerstone Speech in Savannah, Georgia, in which he declares that slavery is the natural condition of blacks and the foundation of the Confederacy.

1887


Age: 75y

occupation


Missouri, USA ⇓
He was a member of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows. (Seal from 1834.)
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1887 Mumbai Fire Brigade is established.

1896


Aug 18
Age: 84y
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1896


Aug 18
1896 Cricket: Against Warwickshire, Yorkshire sets a still-standing County Championship record when they accumulate an innings total of 887.

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