William Jenkins
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William Jenkins (abt. 1675 - bef. 1720)

William Jenkins
Born about in Englandmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married 1698 in Northern Neck of Virginiamap
Descendants descendants
Died before in Old Rappahannock, Richmond County, Virginiamap
Profile last modified | Created 6 Aug 2011
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William Jenkins was born about 1675 in most likely England. He passed away before the 29th of August 1720 in Richmond Co., VA, when his Estate Inventory was dated. He married Elizabeth Skelderman, according to the Book "Married Well and Often Virginia, Marriages of the Northern Neck of Virginia 1849-1800. See Below Source Together They had these 8 children:

  • 1. Martha Jenkins (1698-1736), m. Walter Davis
  • 2. Elizabeth Jenkins (1700-?)
  • 3. John Jenkins (1706-1741), m. Sarah Thomas
  • 4. Mansfield Jenkins (1708-1755), m. Patience Ford
  • 5. Harmon Jenkins (1712-1785), m. Hannah Anne Taylor
  • 6. Sarah Jenkins (1716-?), m. James Story
  • 7. Mary Jenkins (1720 - ?), m. _ _ _ _ _? Carpenter
  • 8. James Jenkins (1722 - ?), . Elizabeth Lynch

Parents (This has not been proven)

  • William M Jenkins (Birth c1650 Maryland) (Death: c1725 )
  • Ann Stadley or Stradley (Birth 1649 Maryland)


c. 1698 Book: Married Well and Often Virginia, Marriages of the Northern Neck of Virginia 1849-1800, by Robert K. Headley, Jr. p. 200 Marriage William Jenkins and Elizabeth Skelderman - See uploaded page: https://www.wikitree.com/photo/jpg/Jenkins-13926

1720 Estate Inventory of William Jenkins, Dated: 29 August 1720 • Richmond Co., Virginia: William died at a fairly young age & did not leave a will. The inventory of his estate dated 29 August 1720 & recorded in the Richmond County Will Book 4 on page 159 & it was returned 7 Dec. 1720. It did not list his children.

Other Sources

North Carolina Digital Collections, State Archives of North Carolina, Book: "Jenkins Family History", by Judy Jenkisn Harward, Dated 1686, pages 9- 12, Chapter III- "William and Elizabeth S. Jenkins"


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Jenkins-13926 and Jenkins-1240 appear to represent the same person because: The Appear to be the same William Jenkins that married Elizabeth Skelderman
posted by Cathi (Clements) Gross
Jenkins-2735 and Jenkins-1240 appear to represent the same person because: Duplicate. Same spouse. Please merge. Thank you.
Possible match to Jenkins-2735, waiting for profile manager to respond
posted by GwenDaleAnn Ragland

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