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Joel Jenkins

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  • Name Joel Jenkins 
    Born 9 March 1684/5  Malden, MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Notes 
    • Joel inherited from his grandfather Joel Jenkins a dwelling house and one hundred acres in Reading, to which town he moved from Malden. The greater part of his farm was in that section of Reading which was included in the new town of Wilmington, and he is generally called of the latter place after its incorporation in 1730. By deed, dated 4 mary 1750, he transferred to his son Joseph half the homestead and much of his other real estate in Wilmington. Administration on his eatate was granted 21 Feb 1754 to Chadwallader Ford, the widow refusing to serve. A deed dated 22 Sep 1756 (Middlesex Co. Deeds, vol. 63, p. 195) names the following as his children: Samuel Jenkins of Andover, Obadiah Jenkins of Groton, Joseph Jenkins of Wilmington, Chadwallador and Mary Ford, Samuel and Sarah Killim, Ebenezer and Hepzibah Temple, Ezra and Lydia Carter, and William and Rebecca Jones. [1]
    Person ID I15184  Schirado
    Last Modified 6 October 2007 

    Father Obadiah Jenkins,   b. about 1650,   d. 1 April 1720, Malden, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 70 years) 
    Mother Mary Jones,   b. about 1654,   d. before 1 April 1720, prob. Malden, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 66 years) 
    Married 11 January 1676/7  Malden, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Family ID F10462  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Mary Chadwick,   b. 2 November 1685, Woburn, MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 27 December 1704  Reading, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
    +1. Mary Jenkins,   b. November 1705, Reading, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 May 1789, Wilmington, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 83 years)
     2. Joel Jenkins,   b. 12 November 1707, Reading, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 January 1748, Reading, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years)
    +3. Samuel Jenkins,   b. 5 December 1709, Reading, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 March 1787, Reading, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
    +4. Elizabeth Jenkins,   b. before October 1714
    +5. Sarah Jenkins,   b. before October 1714
    +6. Obadiah Jenkins,   b. about 1718
    +7. Hepzibah Jenkins,   b. about 1718,   d. between 1786 and 1800  (Age ~ 68 years)
    +8. Lydia Jenkins,   b. about August 1725
    +9. Joseph Jenkins,   b. 17 March 1725, Wilmington, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 January 1808, Wilmington, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
    +10. Rebecca Jenkins,   b. about 1728,   d. about 1789  (Age ~ 61 years)
     11. Benjamin Jenkins,   b. about 1730
    Family ID F10944  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S140] Some descendants of Joel Jenkins of Braintree and Malden, Mass., C. Harold Floyd.

    2. [S31] Seventeenth Century Hull, Massachusetts, and Her People, Ethel Farrington Smith.

    3. [S130] (Boston 1912).


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