Charles Laird Jenkins (1845 - 1929) Profile

Charles Laird Jenkins

Son of James Hardie Jenkins and Janet Laird Jenkins.  He and his family crossed the Atlantic together on the ship Cynosure in 1863. However, though his parents and siblings crossed the plains in the Thomas E. Ricks Company of this year, it is possible that Charles traveled with some other pioneer group as a teamster, a herdsman, etc. This was a common practice at the time for young immigrant men. Eastern Idaho Death Records give his birth year as 1865 but the Idaho Death Index gives his death date as 30 July 1929.  Additional research is needed to determine the name of the company with which he traveled.

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Charles Laird Jenkins (1845 - 1929) Profile
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