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Elizabeth Jenkins (Wright)

Birthplace: Leominster, Herefordshire, England
Death: Died in Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, United States
Cause of death: Cholera
Place of Burial: Parnell, Atchison County, Kansas, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Thomas John WRIGHT and Elizabeth Blake
Wife of James Jenkins, Sr.
Mother of Emma Jenkins; Ann Jarrett; Mary JENKINS; Richard Jenkins; Elizabeth Sarah Henriod and 3 others
Sister of John WRIGHT; William WRIGHT and Mary WRIGHT
Half sister of John WRIGHT; Mary WRIGHT and William WRIGHT

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About Elizabeth Jenkins

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Birth: Sep. 15, 1805 Leominster Herefordshire, England

Death: Jun. 12, 1855 Leavenworth Leavenworth County Kansas, USA

Elizabeth (WRIGHT) Jenkins died of cholera that was going around the area and the steam boat they were traveling on which was taking them to begin their trek to the Rocky Mountains. some of the cholera victims were buried in the Missouri River, but Elizabeth's husband, John, decided to wait, along with some others, to bury his wife on land in a grove of trees near the river (probably Mormon Grove) which was the outfitting point for the Mormon pioneers in the year 1855.

Family links:

  • James Jenkins (1803 - 1892)
  • Ann Jenkins Jarrett (1830 - 1911)*
  • Richard Jenkins (1836 - 1906)*
  • Elizabeth Sarah Jenkins Henriod (1838 - 1875)*
  • Emma Jenkins Cole (1840 - 1920)*
  • James Jenkins (1843 - 1904)*

  • Calculated relationship

Burial: Mormon Grove Historical Marker (Memorial) Parnell Atchison County Kansas, USA

Created by: Andrea Record added: Aug 03, 2012 Find A Grave Memorial# 94756998

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Elizabeth Jenkins's Timeline

September 15, 1805
Leominster, Herefordshire, England
October 22, 1805
Leominster, Herefordshire, England
October 22, 1805
Leominster, Herefordshire, England
October 22, 1805
Leominster, Herefordshire, England
October 27, 1805
Leominster, Herefordshire, England
February 9, 1829
Age 23
Presteigne, Radnor, Wales
May 27, 1830
Age 24
Presteigne, Radnorshire, Wales
July 19, 1832
Age 26
Presteigne, Radnorshire, Wales
April 23, 1836
Age 30
Presteigne, Rodnarshire, Wales
September 22, 1838
Age 33
Presteigne, Radnorshire, Wales