Saturday, September 08, 2012

Surname Saturday : Jenkins

The JENKINS surname is in my maternal line.  The origins of the surname are unknown at this point.

Stories and history : 

Ahnentafel # 107 : Nancy Jenkins (1817-1856).  Nancy was born in 1817 in North Carolina.  She married Elias Groenendyke (1818-1906) on July 28, 1839 in Fayette County, Indiana.  Elias was born May 20, 1818 in Fayette County, Indiana.  They raised 9 children in Madison County, Indiana.  Elias died May 23, 1906 in Darke County, Ohio.  Nancy died May 11, 1856 in Madison County, Indiana.

Related blog posts :

Surname Saturday – create a post in which you discuss a surname and mention its origins, its geographical location(s) and how it fits into your genealogy research. Surname Saturday is an ongoing series at GeneaBloggers.

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