Jenks' History - An Ohio Family Background

Doctor John Jenks (1710 - 1776) m. Rachel Lawrence (1712 - 1788)

parents of:

Lawrence Jenks, Sr. (1741 - 1819) m. Susanna Battles (1746 - 1837)

parents of:

Mehitable Jenks (3/5/1767 - Unknown) m. 9/18/1791 to Jairus Lamb
David Jenks (10/3/1768 - 5/20/1855) m. 2/26/1789 to Rebecca Barnes (1767 - Unknown)
Elizabeth Jenks (11/5/1770 - Unknown)
Thomas Jenks (3/23/1773 - Unknown) m. 1) Mary Ranger 2) Lovisa Underwood
Susannah Jenks (3/18/1776 - Unknown) m. 11/22/1795 to Ephraim Ranger
Anna Jenks (6/11/1778 - Unkown)
Lawrence Jenks, Jr. (9/29/1780 - Unkown) m. Mary Polly (abt. 1782 - Unknown)
Henry Jenks (9/3/1782 - Unknown) m. Messilva Preston
Jeremiah Jenks (3/18/1785 - Unknown) m. Susannah Perry
Russell Jenks (10/8/1787 - 7/8/1838) m. 1807 to Chloe White (2/10/1788 - 9/3/1881)
Philania Jenks (6/26/1790 - Unknown)

Lawrence Jenks, Sr. (November 20, 1741 to September 2, 1819) - Born in Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts, Lawrence married Susanna Battles on November 20, 1766 in Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island, USA. They had eleven children. He died September 2, 1819 in Belchertown, Massachusetts.

Susanna Battles (July 4, 1746 to janaury 1837) Susanna was the third of thirteen children born to Jeremiah Battles (3/16/1719-1790) and Hannah Darling (3/25/1722-2/7/1799), both of Massachusetts. She was born in Mendon, Worchester, Massachusetts. All eleven of Susanna's children were born in Spencer, Massachusetts.