Charles Dempsey JENKINS Arthur JENKINS Oregon JENKINS Lester L JENKINS James Walter JENKINS Roy Rodgers JENKINS Vera Mae TRUSSELL William JENKINS John JENKINS Lillie Belle JENKINS Belle Rosella SCRUGGS Mini tree diagram

James Walter JENKINS1,2,3,6,4,5,7

26th Mar 19141,2,3,4,5 - 27th Mar 19681,3

Life History

26th Mar 1914

Born in Arkansas County, Arkansas.1,2,3,4,5

15th Feb 1935

Married Vera Mae TRUSSELL in Arkansas County, Arkansas.6

27th Apr 1937

Birth of son James Walter JENKINS in Arkansas County, Arkansas.8,3,1,4

26th Apr 1945

Birth of son Roy Rodgers JENKINS in St Charles, Arkansas, Arkansas.9,10,11

27th Mar 1968

Died in DeWitt, Arkansas, Arkansas.1,3

after 27th Mar 1968

Buried in White River Chute Cemetery, St Charles, Arkansas, Arkansas.3


  • 1920 Federal Census, Arkansas County, Arkansas, 9 January, PrairieTownship, District 15, page 2A, Shoot Rd (Chute Rd), Hse/Fam #21
    Jenkins, Charley Head Owns M W  53 TN TN TN Farmer
    Jenkins, Ella Wife F W  40 AR AR AR
    Jenkins, James Son M W  6 Single AR TN AR

    1930 Federal Census, Arkansas County, Arkansas, 9 April, PrairieTownship, District 24, page 2A, Public Rd, Hse #29, Fam #30
    Jenkins, Belle Head Owns F W 51 Widow Married at age 14 Unknown TennTenn Farmer
    Jenkins, James Son M W 17 Single AR AR AR

    Arkansas, County Marriages Index, 1837-1957
    Vera May Trussell
    Age: 14, Birth Year: abt 1921
    Residence Stuttgart, Arkansas, Arkansas
    Spouse's Name Jim Jenkins
    Spouse's Age 21
    Spouse's Residence St Charles, Arkansas, Arkansas
    Marriage 15 Feb 1935 Arkansas County
    Marriage License Date 15 Feb 1935

    1940 Federal Census, Arkansas County, Arkansas, 8 April, Ethel,District 1-24, page 4A, Hwy 17, Hse #45, Owns $150
    Jenkins, James W Head M W 26 Grade 8 b Ark same place in 1935 Farmer
    - page 4B -
    Jenkins, Vera Mae Wife F W 19 Grade 8 b Ark same place in 1935
    Jenkins, James Son M W 3 Single Grade 0 b Ark same place [sic] in 1935
    Jenkins, William Brother M W 24 Single Grade 4 b Ark same place in1935

    "I am married to James Roy Jenkins the son of Roy Rodges [Rodgers?]Jenkins.  Roy's parents were James (Jim) Jenkins [James W Jenkins1914-1968] and Vera Mae Trussell Jenkins."
    --  Michelle Simmons Jenkins, Facebook messaging to Orville BoydJenkins, 28 September 2015

    Social Security Death Index
    James Jenkins
    Born 26 Mar 1914
    Died Mar 1968
    Last ResidenceDe Witt, Arkansas, Arkansas 72042
    SSN 431-44-9434 issued Arkansas (Before 1951)

    James' middle initial was W.  This probably stood for Walter, like henamed his son James Walter.  But one genealogy reports it as Woodrow.Unfortunately, they provide no documentation or comment.  There areothers in this lineage name James W.

    James W Jenkins
    Birth Mar. 26, 1914
    Death Mar. 27, 1968
    Spouse Vera Mae Jenkins (1920 - 1999)
    Son James W. Jenkins (1937 - 1980)
    Burial Chute Cemetery, De Witt, Arkansas County, Arkansas, USA
    Created by Lin Canamore Quigley May 02, 2011
    --  Find A Grave Memorial #69233749,


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