Jenkins Family papers
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.
- 1889 - 1980
- 1924 - 1924
- Jenkins family (Family)
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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).]
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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.
- Jenkins family Papers
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