Jenks' History - An Ohio Family Background

Jesse Jenks, Sr. (1734/35 - 1827) m. Mary Smith (1737 - Unknown)

parents of:

Jacob Jenks (1760 - 1842) m. Martha Mowry (1763 - 1824)

parents of:

Ahab Jenks (9/7/1781 - 1830)
Wanton Jenks (2/8/1784 - 1863)
Harris Jenks (1/10/1787 - 1/24/1789)
Susanna Jenks (4/17/1790 - 2/11/1835) m. Benjamin Smith
Martha Jenks (5/16/1792 - 2/27/1816) m. John W. Lyon
Cyrene Jenks (1/28/1793 - 1/28/1871) m. abt. 1815 to John Sherman
Smith Jenks (1/20/1798 - 11/15/1798)
Mowry Jenks (8/30/1799 - 2/21/1862) m. 10/23/1821 to Zillah Green (1801 - Unknown)
Lydia Jenks (8/28/1802 - 5/14/1828)
Daniel Jenks (12/17/1804 - Unknown)

Jacob Jenks (April 6, 1760 to April 20, 1842) - Jacob was the second born child of Jesse Jenks and Mary Smith. Born April 6th in Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island, he married Martha Mowry on April 22, 1781. He passed away April 20, 1842 in Saybrook, Ashtabula, Ohio.

Martha Mowry (1763 to 1824)) Martha was born the third child to Wanton Mowry and Dinah Harris in Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island. She had two older sisters, Susanna and Olive. She bore ten children to the union.