Friday, March 1, 2013

Phoebe, Daughter of Rachel Richmond

Richmond descendant Phoebe (Coventry) Jenkins was born in New York, but moved to DeKalb County, Illinois by 1860.  Below are some details about Phoebe and her children.

2555.  Phoebe Coventry 7, (Rachel Richmond 6, Cyrus 5, Cyrus 4, John 3, Edward 2, John 1) married John Jenkins. [From The J.B. Richmond book]  Note:  I share the first two ancestors with Phoebe

From the message boards:
COVENTRY-JENKINS (Ohio, 1870-1890s)Phoebe 1833 married John H. Jenkins (b. 1811) most likely in Ohio.  Phoebe and John H Jenkins who moved from NY to Illinois.

From the Census:

1850 U.S. Census
event place: Saratoga Springs, Saratoga, New York, United States
Household Gender Age Birthplace
John H Jenkins M 39 New York [bookkeeper]
Phebe Jenkins F 39 New York
Sarah Jenkins F 16 New York
Anna Jenkins F 15 New York
Margaret Jenkins F 11 New York
Gertrude Jenkins F 10 New York
Mary Jenkins F 7 New York
Robert H Jenkins M 4 New York
Richard Jenkins  M 2  New York

1860 IL DeKalb County, Paw Paw Township
Jenkins, John H., 50, b. NY, bookkeeper
" , Phoebe, 50, b. NY
", Robert H., 14, b. NY
", Rachel C., 12, b. NY
", Seth, 10, b. NY
", Charles, 7, b. NY

The Richard Jenkins (son of John and Phoebe) family in 1900 and 1910 (below with sister Sarah):

United States Census, 1910
residence: Rockton, Winnebago, Illinois
Household Gender Age Birthplace
self Richard Jenkins M 61y New York
dau Sadie Jenkins F 17y Illinois
son Ray Jenkins M 19y Illinois [b. Janesville, WI?]
sis Sarah J Knowlton F 75y New York

Death record of Sarah, the names of her parents were listed:

Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947
event date: 10 Oct 1921
event place: Rockton Township, Winnebago Co., Ill.
birth date: 29 Sep 1834
birthplace: West Point, New York
father's name: John H. Jenkins
father's birthplace: Hudson, New York
mother's name: Phoebe Caventry
mother's birthplace: New York

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