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.