1772–1856

Introduction

Born: March 17, 1772, Glo­ce­ster, Rhode Is­land.

Died: June 3/5, 1856, Thomp­son, Ohio.

Buried: Ma­ple Grove Ce­me­te­ry, Thomp­son, Ohio.

Biography

During his life, Jenks moved from town to town, liv­ing in Ridge­field and New Ca­naan, Con­nec­ti­cut; Pound Ridge, New York; and Pro­vi­dence, Rhode Island.

He fi­nal­ly set­tled in Thomp­son, Ohio, in 1829. Af­ter mov­ing to Ohio, he be­came a farm­er and a mak­er of per­cuss­ion in­str­uments.

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Music

Help Needed

If you know where to get a good pic­ture of Jenks (head-and-shoul­ders, at least 200×300 pix­els), would you ?