Jenks' History - An Ohio Family Background

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

parents of:

Jesse Jenks, Jr. (1764 - 1854) m. Lucretia Mowry (1767 - 1846)

parents of:

Mowry Jenks (2/16/1789 - Unknown)
Waity Jenks (4/23/1791 - Unknown) m. Eli Clark
Haverill Jenks (3/8/1793 - Unknown)
Welcome Jenks (12/25/1795 - 12/29/1871) m. 1) Eliza Fisk  2) Enunice Axtel
Cynthia Jenks (4/20/1797 - Unknown) m. 1) Elijah Fisk  2) Unknown Axtel
Patience Jenks (6/16/1799 - Unknown) m. Ansel Prince
Elisha Jenks (5/2/1801 - 12/29/1871) m. 1) Sally Worden  2) Sarah Churchill
Huldah Jenks (6/19/1804 - Unknown) m. Ethan Mason
Jesse A. Jenks (12/24/1807 - Unknown)

Jesse Jenks, Jr. (September 15, 1764 to February 17, 1854) - Born in Smithfield, Rhode Island, he married Lucretia in Smithfield on May 6, 1788. They resided on part of the original Jesse Jenks farm in Cheshire, Massachusetts, where the family grave yard is located on the west side of the so called Wells Road. Gravestones may still be found there although many of the bodies have been removed to other cemeteries. "Genealogy of the Jenks Family of America", by William B. Browne, page 141. Jesse Jr. died in Cheshire, Massachusetts.

Lucretia Mowry (June 28, 1767 to April 5, 1846) Daughter of John and Waite Mowry, she was born in Smithfield, Rhode Island. Mother of Mowry, Waity, Haverhill, Welcome, Cynthia, Patience, Elisha, Huldah and Jesse; all born in Cheshire, Massachusetts. She passed away April 5, 1846 in Cheshire, Massachusetts.