Margaret and Jeremiah were married for 60 years, and had five sons and four daughters. She was married previously to a Michael Conley. Her sister Martha married Jeremiah's brother, George Washington Jenkins.
|1854 • The General Assembly charters the Atlantic & North Carolina Railroad to run from Goldsboro through New Bern to the newly created seaport of Morehead City near Beaufort.[http://www.historync.org/railroad-ANCRR.htm CommunicationSolutions/ISI, "Railroad — Atlantic & North Carolina"], North Carolina Business History, 2006, accessed 1 Feb 2010|