William Thomas Jenkins

Male 1813 - 1888  (74 years)


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  • Name William Thomas Jenkins 
    Born 1 Sep 1813 
    Gender Male 
    Died 5 Aug 1888 
    Buried Carthage, Moore County, NC at Carthage United Methodist Church Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Patriarch & Matriarch
    Jenkins   (Father) 
    Mary H.,   b. 20 Jul 1782,   d. 17 Apr 1862  (Age 79 years)  (Mother) 
    Notes 
    • 1842, Apr 8 -- Land Grant #3181, Moore County, NC
      William T. Jenkins received 3.5 acres located northwest of Carthage on the town line adjoining Duncan McIntosh, his own line and William Hancock. Jesse F. Muse and Lewis Ritter were chain carriers.

      1840 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 183
      Thos. Jenkins
      (50-60) 1F
      (20-30) 1M 2F
      (0-5) 1M 1F

      1843, Feb 24 -- Land Grant #3239, Moore County, NC
      William Hancock and William T. Jenkins received 40 acres located on both sides of Cabin Creek and Folly Branch adjoining Thomas Brown, Everet Smith, John Cagle and the heirs of Jason Sowell. George G. Muse and Charles C. Muse were chain carriers.

      1850 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 174-B
      Thomas Jenkins 36 M, Merchant, $1000 Real Estate, Blind, Born in NC
      Milbury Jenkins 36 F, Born in NC
      Mary R. Jenkins 14 F, Born in NC
      Alfred F. Jenkins 11 M, Born in NC
      John R. Jenkins 9 M, Born in NC
      Sarah J. Jenkins 6 F, Born in NC
      Henry H. Jenkins 4 M, Born in NC
      Charles P. Jenkins 1 M, Born in NC
      Mary H. Jenkins 67 F, Born in NC

      1850 -- Census, Slave Schedule, Moore County, NC
      Owner - Thomas Jenkins
      25 F, Black

      1883, Jul 31-May 5, 1884 -- Orders and Decrees Book 2 Page 186-187, 223, Moore County, NC
      N.G.S. Marley, B.H. Cole, W.T. Jenkins, H.H. McCallum, C.P. Jenkins, C.J. Shaw, Ed. Warner, P.H. Kelly, T.W. Ritter, A.D. Muse, E.P. Sike and W.K. Nunnry were appointed and determined that A.R. McDonald was a lunatic and incapable of conducting his ordinary business. H.B. Shields named guardian.

      1888, Aug 9 -- Obituary, The Southern Protectionist [Carthage, NC] Newspaper
      "Died in Carthage suddenly on Sunday night lats of paralysis of the brain, Mr. W.T. Jenkins. He was born Sep 1, 1813 and on the 5th of Aug 1835, married Miss Milbury Harrison, About 1 year later he entirely lost his eyesight by the bursting of a percussion cap while in the act of shooting a gun. He was a tailor by trade but after marrying became a successful merchant and lost everything by the war. Mr. Jenkins joined the M.E. Church in 1834...he even gave the ground on which the church now stands as well as the graveyard where now rests the ashes of himself and his faithful wife."
    Person ID I6037  Moore County Wallaces
    Last Modified 19 Jul 2022 

    Father Jenkins 
    Mother Mary H.,   b. 20 Jul 1782,   d. 17 Apr 1862  (Age 79 years) 
    Family ID F18422  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Milberry Harrison,   b. 24 May 1814,   d. 5 Jul 1888  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 5 Aug 1835  [1
    Children 
       1. Female Mary R. Jenkins,   b. 1836,   d. 1913  (Age 77 years)
    John M. Campbell  (Age 86 years)  m. 13 Nov 1859
       2. Male Alfred F. Jenkins,   b. 31 Oct 1838,   d. 21 May 1851  (Age 12 years)
       3. Male John R. Jenkins,   b. 17 May 1841,   d. 11 Sep 1871  (Age 30 years)
    +  4. Female Sarah Jane Jenkins,   b. 30 Nov 1843,   d. 9 Nov 1929  (Age 85 years)
    Howard James Muse  (Age 78 years)
       5. Male Henry H. Jenkins,   b. 26 May 1846,   d. 24 Nov 1856  (Age 10 years)
       6. Male Charles P. Jenkins,   b. 1849
       7. Male Murdock Brice Jenkins,   b. 14 Dec 1851,   d. 2 Sep 1922  (Age 70 years)
    Annie E. Watson  (Age 75 years)  m. 10 Feb 1875
       8. Male William Thomas Jenkins,   b. 1857,   d. 18 Dec 1922  (Age 65 years)
    Last Modified 3 Jul 2022 
    Family ID F18419  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Carthage, Moore County, NC at Carthage United Methodist Church Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S1113] Old Moore County, NC Vital Statistics 1784-1890, James Vann Comer, (1999, James Vann Comer, PO Box 2681, Sanford, NC 27331 ).