Searching for information on John H. Jenkins, son of Benjamin Shacklett Jenkins and Elizabeth Tichenor Humphrey, who was born in Meade Co. KY in 1833. He married Janetta Smith there in 1855; she died about 1877, Washington Co. AR, buried Sons Chapel Cemetery. Their known children were Elizabeth E; James Thomas; Eliza J. and Mary A.
After Janetta died, John H. Jenkins md. Martha J (BLACKWELL) McPeters, a widow, Sep 30 1880, Washington Co. AR and they were living near Fayetteville in the 1900 census, with one daughter, Janette, age 18, still living at home. Martha said they had been married 19 years, and she had borne 6 children, of whom 4 were living.
Both of his wives are buried beside John H. Jenkins in the Sons Chapel Cemetery. Martha died in 1938. He died in 1907.
Have much information on John's parents and grandparents, and also for Janetta Smith's parents and siblings -- and will be happy to share. John's siblings were Reverend Benjmin Fulton Jenkins; Catherine Ann "Kitty Ann" (Jenkins) Smith; and Sarah Jane (Jenkins) Dowell - all from Meade, Ohio and Daviess Counties. KY. Will gladly exchange information. Need descendants info from AR.
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