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Jenkins Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0061

Scope and Contents

Documents pertaining to the family of William Abram Jenkins (1850-1922), second generation native of Gaston County, who married Laura Jane Leonhardt (1854-1929). Includes photographs, survey maps of the family farm, and biographical information.

Dates

  • 1889 - 1980
  • 1924 - 1924

Creator

Language of Materials

English.

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Some material may be copyrighted or restricted. It is the patron's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections.

Biographical / Historical

William Abram Jenkins (1850 1922) married Laura Jane Leonhardt (1854 1929) of Lowell, N.C., in 1871. One of their 11 children, Alice Henrietta (1887 1973), married her fifth cousin, William Grier Jenkins (1888 1977), of Gaston County. [For more information, see Jane Arline Jenkins Martin, Pioneer Jenkins and Leonhardt Families of Gaston County and Their Descendants (Gastonia, N.C.: Martin, 1979).]

Extent

1.5 Linear Feet

Overview

Papers related to the William Abram Jenkins family, including photographs, survey maps of the family farm, and biographical information.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Jane Arlene Jenkins Martin, 1981.
Title
Jenkins family Papers
Status
Completed
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Manuscript Collections, J. Murrey Atkins Library Special Collections and University Archives, UNC Charlotte Repository

Contact:
Atkins Library, UNC Charlotte
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