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Descendants of William Jenkins

Generation No. 2

      4. Noah2 Jenkins (William1) was born Bet. 1771 - 1775 in Buncombe Co. North Carolina, and died Bef. 1830 in Macon Co. Tennessee. He married Martha Wilson Walton. She was born in Raleigh, North Carolina.
Children of Noah Jenkins and Martha Walton are:
  6 i.   Joseph3 Jenkins, born Abt. 1802. He married Abigail ?; born Abt. 1816.
  Notes for Joseph Jenkins:
Joseph Jenkins is shown as owning 13 slaves.

  7 ii.   Everett Jenkins.
  8 iii.   James Jenkins, born 1805. He married Dollie Holland.
  9 iv.   Cilia Jenkins, born Bet. 1776 - 1794.

      5. Roderick2 Jenkins (William1) was born Abt. 1753 in North Carolina, and died Abt. April 1823 in Macon Co. Tennessee. He married (1) Unknown. He married (2) Nancy Elizabeth Pack Abt. 1780. She was born Abt. 1757 in Rowan Co. North Carolina.

Notes for Roderick Jenkins:
The first will of Roderick Jenkins was dated June 22, 1799 and reads as follows:

In the name of God Amen, I Roderick Jenkins of Sumner Co. & State of Tennessee, considering the uncertainty of this mortal life and being of sound mind & memory blessed by almighty God for the same do make and publish this my last will & testament in manner & form following vozt, whenever it pleases divine providence to take me out of this life to which I devoutly submit my will & desire is that whatever land or real estate I then shall leave may equally divided between my four sons named William Jenkins, Rhody Jenkins, James Jenkins & Samuel Jenkins and to descend & belong to them their heirs & assignees forever and it is also my will and desire that all my personal estate of what nature or kind source which I may leave at my decease after just debts & funeral expence are paid & discharges shall be equally divided between my four sons and three daughters Namely; William Jenkins, Polly Donoho, Jenny Jenkins, Rosetta Jenkins, Rhody Jenkins, James Jenkins & Samuel Jenkins and to descend & belong to them their heirs & assignees forever, provided that my will & desire is that my wife Nancy Jenkins shall be supported out of my property during her life or widowhood. I justly appoint my wife Nancy Jenkins & my son William Jenkins Executrix & Executor of this my last will & testament hereby revoking all former wills by me heretofore made in witness whereof I have hereto set my hand & seal this 22 day of June 1799.

Roderick (his [R] mark) Jenkins

* The Macon County Historical Society Quarterly     

The second will was dated October 22, 1822 and reads as follows:

In the year of our Lord & Savior Jesus Christ Eighteen Hundred and Twenty Two in the name of God Amen. First I will my body to be decently interred and commend my soul to god who gave it and after my funeral expences are paid I will my estate as follows (to wit) that all my property to be sold & my well beloved wife Nancy Jenkins shall have the money for her use & support during her natural life or widowhood & after her decease or marriage whatever is left to be divided as follows: one dollar to my daughter Nancy Dagnor, one dollar to my son John Jenkins, one dollar to my daughter Sally Murphy & the rest to be equally divided between my sons William, Roderic, James and Samuel & my daughter Polly Donoho & Jane Parkhurst and Lilly (Zilly?) Canady. I pronounce and declare this to be my last will 7 testament Disanulling all other made by me or any other person in which I will sign with mine own hand. October 22, 1822.

Roderick (his [R] mark) Jenkins

In the presents of us:
J.L. Cartwright
William Young

State of Tennessee
Smith County Court
May term 1823

The last will and testament of Roderick Jinkins dec'd was produced______proven in open court by the ______of James Cartwright and William Young Witness thereto and amotion______to be received

Jonathon Pickett, clerk
Smith County Court

* The original will in Smith County Court House, Clerk and Masters Office, Carthage, Tennessee.

*The Macon County Historical Society Quarterly

More About Roderick Jenkins:
Date born 2: Abt. 1753
Probate: May 1823, Smith Co. Tennessee
Will: June 22, 1799

More About Roderick Jenkins and Nancy Pack:
Marriage: Abt. 1780
Children of Roderick Jenkins and Unknown are:
  10 i.   Roderick Jr3 Jenkins, born Abt. 1780.
+ 11 ii.   William Jenkins, born Abt. 1779 in North Carolina; died Abt. 1848 in Russell Hill Macon County Tennessee.
Children of Roderick Jenkins and Nancy Pack are:
  12 i.   Rossetta3 Jenkins, born Abt. 1785.
+ 13 ii.   James Jenkins, born October 10, 1791 in Sumner Co. Tennessee; died August 20, 1870 in Russell Hill Macon Co. Tn..
  14 iii.   Nancy Jenkins, born Abt. 1797. She married Peter Dagnor.
  15 iv.   Sally Jenkins, born Abt. 1799. She married (Unknown) Murphy.
  16 v.   John Jenkins, born Aft. 1799. He married Jemimah Parkhurst; born Abt. 1775 in Morristown, Morris Co. New Jersey.
  17 vi.   Lilly Jenkins, born Abt. 1801. She married (Unknown) Canady.
+ 18 vii.   Samuel Jenkins, born Abt. 1793 in Rowan County North Carolina.

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