Samuel M JENKINS Drusilla JENKINS Anne JENKINS Ephraim Jefferson JENKINS Samuel Joseph JENKINS Deborah Amanda JENKINS Mary Ann JENKINS James Richard JENKINS Elizabeth Jane JENKINS Margaret JENKINS Mary Jane BRAZEALE Mary Ann JENKINS Joseph Samuel JENKINS Jane Elizabeth JENKINS William Charles JENKINS Joseph JENKINS Sarah Catherine JENKINS Richard White JENKINS Sara Catherine JENKINSWIFE Mini tree diagram

Owen Selvy JENKINS1,2,4,5,2,3

13th May 18371,2,3 - 3rd Mar 18722,3

Life History

13th May 1837

Born in South Carolina.1,2,3

13th Dec 1855

Married Mary Jane BRAZEALE in Madison County, Mississippi.5

before 1865

Death of Mary Jane BRAZEALE in Attala County, Mississippi.2

about 1865

Married Jane Elizabeth JENKINS in Attala County, Mississippi.2

23rd Jan 1866

Birth of daughter Mary Ann JENKINS in Attala County, Mississippi.2,6

3rd Mar 1872

Died in Attala County, Mississippi.2,3

after 3rd Mar 1872

Buried in Suggs Cemetery, Sallis, Attala County, Mississippi.2

2nd Apr 1872

Birth of son Joseph Samuel JENKINS in Mississippi.2,7


  • "My mother was a Jenkins in Attala County, Ms.  My grandfather wasJoseph Samuel Jenkins, whose ancestors settled in Attalaville in themid-19th.  My great grandfather was Owen Selby Jenkins 1837-1872; mygreat, great, great grandfather, Samuel M. Jenkins 1791-1850 & hiswife was Sara Catherine; my great, great, great, great grandfather wasJames Randolf Jenkins 1760-1824, and his wife was Deborah Eliz.Darby."
    --  Joseph H. Miller, Ancestry Messaging to Orville Boyd Jenkins, 29June 2016

    Joseph Samuel Jenkins is one of the children of Owen linked to hsmemorial in Find a Grave (see below).

    1850 Federal Census, Attala County, Mississippi, 5 September, Hse/Fam#136
    Samuel Jenkins 66 M Farmer $300 Real Estate b SC
    Owen Jenkins 12 M b SC

    About 1854, Owen married Mary Jane Breazeale.  Ther are enumerated inthe 1860 census in Attala County, Mississippi, with one 5-year-olddaughter named Julia.  A Dr John Young and his family are living inthe same household with them.

    1860 Federal Census, Attala County, Mississippi, 19 September,Township 13, page 200 (scan 466), Hse #1301, Fam #1421
    Owen Jenkins 42 M Farmer $0 Real Estate $50 Personal born SC
    Mary J Jenkins 35 F Housekeeper born Tenn
    Julia Jenkins 5 F born Miss
    John A Young 38 M Physician $0 Real Estate $4000 Personal born NC
    Rachel Young 25 F born North Carolina
    James G Young 6 M born Miss
    Henry P Young 2 M born Miss

    1870 Federal Census, Attala County, Mississippi, 24 August, Beat #4,PO Kosciusko, page 70 Hse #78, Fam #78
    Jenkins, Owen 37 M W Farmer $50 [sic] Real Estate $250 Personal b Miss[b abt 1833]
    Jenkins, Jane 24 F W Keeping House born Miss [b abt 1845]
    Jenkins, Julia 14 F W born Miss [b abt 1856] [dau of Mary JaneBrazeale]
    Jenkins, Frances 12 F W born Miss [b abt 1858] [dau of Mary JaneBrazeale]
    Jenkins, Leonida 4 F W born Miss [b abt 1866]
    Jenkins, Mary Ann 3 F born Miss [b aby 1867]
    Jenkins, Babe 6mos F W born Miss [b abt Jan 1870]

    Owen is buried in Attala County,Mississippi, where his parents died.The memorial on Find a Grave strangely reports that he died in SouthCarolina, when the obituary that is included in the memorial reportshe died in Attala County.  The location is not stated.

    Owen Selvy Jenkins
    Birth May 13, 1837 [in South Carolina, as the obit below says]
    Death Mar 3, 1872 South Carolina
    [? The included obituary reports he died in Attala County,Mississippi, where he was buried.]

    Co C 40th MS Inf Confederate States Army,enlisted April 28, 1862 atAttala County, MS under Captain R. B Campbell for a term of 3 years.On June 30,1862 he was discharged by order of the commander & theproof for disability.

    Owen was married to Mary Jane Breazeale & they had 3 children.
    After Mary Jane died he married Elizabeth Jane Jenkins they had 4children: Mary Ann who married Young Reagan Criswell, Lula Virginiawho married Benjamin Dew & Joseph Samuel who married Allie Edwards.

    Owen was born in South Carolina on May 13, 1837 and died in AttalaCounty, MS march 3, 1872 and is buried at Suggs Cemetery in AttalaCounty, MS.

    Source of above information, Book - United Daughters of Confederacy,page 114

    Spouse Jane Elizabeth Jenkins Allen (1846 - 1915)
    Mary Ann Jenkins Criswell (1866 - 1934)
    Joseph Samuel Jenkins (1872 - 1949)

    Burial Suggs Cemetery, Sallis, Attala County, Mississippi

    Created by Buena Smith Feb 23, 2011
    --  Find A Grave Memorial #66034654,


  • 1. 1850 Federal Census, Attala County, Mississippi
    • 5 September, Hse/Fam #136
  • 2. Find a Grave Memorial Registry
  • 3. Ancestry Messaging
  • 4. 1860 Federal Census, Attala County, Mississippi
    • 19 September, Township 13, page 200 (scan 466), Hse #1301, Fam #1421
  • 5. Mississippi Marriages, 1776-1935
  • 6. 1870 Federal Census, Attala County, Mississippi
    • 24 August, Beat #4, PO Kosciusko, page 70 Hse #78, Fam #78
  • 7. 1940 Federal Census, Attala County, Mississippi
    • 19 April, Newport, District 4-14, Page 10B, Hse #239, Rents $4

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