Ephraim Jefferson JENKINS Mary Ann JENKINS Samuel Oliver JENKINS Alexander H HORTON Mary HORTON John Berry HORTON Samuel Oliver HORTON Sarah HORTON Hellsie HORTON John Samuel Jefferson JENKINS Sarah GREELY Mini tree diagram

Margaret Ann JENKINS1,2,3,4,6,5

also known as Peggy Jenkins

about 18451,2,3,4,5 - after 1880

Life History

about 1845

Born in Attala County, Mississippi.1,2,3,4,5

about 1861

Married Alexander H HORTON in Attala County, Mississippi

about 1862

Birth of daughter Mary HORTON in Attala County, Mississippi.7

May 1865

Birth of son John Berry HORTON in Sallis, Attala, Mississippi.8,9,10,6,4,11,12,13

Oct 1867

Birth of son Samuel Oliver HORTON in Attala County, Mississippi.12,4,14,15,16,17,18

Dec 1869

Birth of daughter Sarah HORTON in Attala County, Mississippi.12,4

about 1875

Birth of daughter Hellsie HORTON in Attala County, Mississippi.4

after 1880

Death of Alexander H HORTON in Attala County, Mississippi.10,19

after 1880

Died in Attala County, Mississippi

Notes

  • 1850 Federal Census, Attala County, Mississippi, 5 September, Township12 R 5 E, page 209, Hse/Fam #134
    Jefferson E Jenkins 32 M Farmer $14,500 Real Estate b SC [b abt 1818]
    Sarah Jenkins 34 F b SC
    Mary Ann Jenkins 13 M b SC
    Samuel O Jenkins 7 M b Miss
    Margaret An Jenkins 6 F b Miss

    In 1860 Margaret is reported under her common nickname Peggy.

    1860 Federal Census, Attala County, Mississippi, 18 September, POAttalaville, page 203 (scan #463), Hse #1280, Fam #1399
    E Jeff Jenkins 39 M Farmer $7375 Real Estate $14,000 Personal  born SC
    Sally Jenkins 42 M Housekeeper born SC
    Saml O Jenkins 17 M Farm Laborer b Miss
    Peggy A Jenkins 14 F born Miss

    She is referred to agian as Peggy in 1870, but this time only underthe initials P A.  She is married now to Alexander H Horton, reportedhere simply as A Horton.

    1870 Federal Census, Attala County, Mississippi, 19 August, Beat No 7,PO Kosciusko, page 13-14, Hse/Fam #96
    Horton, A Head F W 40 Keeping Farmer $200 Real Estate $500 Personal bNorth Carolina [b abt 1830]
    Horton, P A 25 F W Keeping House b Mississippi Cannot write [b abt1845]
    Horton, Mary 8 F W born Mississippi Attended School [b abt 1862]
    - page 14 -
    Horton, Jno 5 M W born Mississippi [b abt 1865]
    Horton, Sam 3 M W born Mississippi [b abt 1867]
    Horton, Sallie F W 1mo born Dec [sic] born Mississippi [b abt 1869]

    The census reports that Sallie was 1 month old but born in December,which would make her about 8 months old.

    Margaret and her husband Alexander were also enumerated in the 1880census in Attala County, Mississippi.

    1880 Federal Census, Attala County, Mississippi, 21 June, Beat 4,District 17, page 42 (scan 129B), Hse #361, Fam #366
    Horton, A  W M 50 Husband Farmer NC NC NC b abt 1830]
    Horton, MA  W F 36 Wife Keeping House MS SC SC [abt 1844]
    Horton, John  W M 15 Son At Home MS NC SC [abt 1865]
    Horton, Samuel  W M 13 Son At School MS NC SC [abt 1867]
    Horton, Sally  W F 10 Dau At School MS NC SC [abt 1870]
    Horton, Hellsie  W F 5 Dau At School MS NC SC [abt 1875]
    Underwood, Robert  W M 33 Nephew Works in Field MS MS MS [abt 1847]

    Alexander died at an uncertain date after this census.  Somegenealogies have tied this Alexander to an Alexander Hamilton Hortonwho was born and die din Wilkes County, North Carolina, and is buriedthere.  Our Alexander H Horton died in Attala County, Mississippi,where all the other above records were found for him.  No death recordhas been found for Margaret.

Sources

  • 1. Ancestry Trees
    • Jana, http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/30852014/person/12317562979
  • 2. 1860 Federal Census, Attala County, Mississippi
    • 18 September, PO Attalaville, page 203 (scan #463), Hse #1280, Fam
  • 3. 1850 Federal Census, Attala County, Mississippi
    • 5 September, Township 12 R 5 E, page 209, Hse/Fam #134
  • 4. 1880 Federal Census, Attala County, Mississippi
    • 21 June, Beat 4, District 17, page 42 (scan 129B), Hse #361, Fam #366
  • 5. 1870 Federal Census, Attala County, Mississippi
    • 19 August, Beat No 7, PO Kosciusko, page 13, Hse/Fam #96
  • 6. Family Data Collection - Births
  • 7. 1870 Federal Census, Attala County, Mississippi
    • 19 August, Beat No 7, PO Kosciusko, page 13-14, Hse/Fam #96
  • 8. 1910 Federal Census, Arkansas County, Arkansas
    • 16 April, Prairie Township, District 13, Page 1B, Hse/Fam #10
  • 9. Arkansas, County Marriages Index, 1837-1957
  • 10. Find a Grave Memorial Registry
  • 11. 1900 Federal Census, Arkansas County, Arkansas
    • [no date] June, Prairie Township, District 7, page 12B, Hse #209, Fam
  • 12. 1870 Federal Census, Attala County, Mississippi
    • 19 August, Beat No 7, PO Kosciusko, page 14, Hse/Fam #96
  • 13. 1920 Federal Census, Arkansas County, Arkansas
    • 10 February, South Prairie Township, District 16, page 9A, Hse #157,
  • 14. 1900 Federal Census, Holmes County, Mississippi
    • 21 June, Durant, District 40, page 16, Hse #319, Fam #327
  • 15. 1910 Federal Census, Yalobusha County, Mississippi
    • 22 April, Water Valley Ward 3, District 121, Page 1B, Market St, Hse
  • 16. 1920 Federal Census, Yalobusha County, Mississippi
    • 2 January, Water Valley Ward 3, District 124, page 19B, 108 West
  • 17. 1930 Federal Census, Holmes County, Mississippi
    • 12 April, Beat 2, District 26-10, Page 13A, Hse #270, Fam #273
  • 18. 1940 Federal Census, Holmes County, Mississippi
    • 29 April, Beat 2, District 26-13, Page 3A, Hse #24, Owns $3000
  • 19. Find a Grave Memorial Registry
    • Life, Burial and Spouse details

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