Jenks' History - An Ohio Family Background

Charles Jenks, Sr. (1764 - 1845) m. Joanna Scott (1771 - 1856)

parents of:

Lindon Jenks (1796 - 1880) m. Achsah Sherman (1807-1893)

parents of:

Benjamin Franklin Jenks (b. 3/8/1830) m. 10/20/1852 to Ann Maria Preston
Alfred Jenks (6/3/1832 - 4/6/1889) m. 3/12/1862 to Sarah Louelle Cogswell
Anna Richardson Jenks (1/8/1835 - 3/3/1910) m. 3/16/1854 to Edward Milner
Charles Austin Jenks (8/11/1837 - 3/19/1873) m. Artemesia Victoria Robins
Laura Amelia Jenks (1/21/1840 - 11/30/1920) m. John Silburn
Harriet Liza Jenks (10/21/1842 - 7/2/1863)
Edmond Sherman Jenks (2/1/1846 - 2/18/1926) m. 4/24/1868 to Marion Augusta Brainard
William Olney Jenks, M.D. of Gates Mill, Ohio (b. 8/18/1849) m. Adda Gardiner

 

 

Lindon Jenks (September 14, 1796 to September 3, 1880) - Born in Adams, Massachussetts of Charles Jenks and Joanna Scott. He married Achsah Sherman in Adams, Massachussetts on July 17, 1828. He fathered eight children. He moved from Adams, Berkshire County, Massachussettes to Gates Mill, Ohio sometime around 1834. He passed away in Mayfield, Ohio.

 

Achsah Sherman (October 6, 1807 to February 17, 1893) Wife of Lindon and mother of their eight children. She passed away in Gates Mill, Ohio. *Another interesting family note - Achsah and Lindon were very distant cousins (Joseph Jenks-> Daniel Jenckes-> Martha Jenks-> David Arnold-> Elisha Arnold-> Abagail Arnold-> Achsah Sherman)