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CREDIT FOR THE JENKINS FAMILY INFORMATION: DAN JENKINS
An early history of Rappahannock County, Virginia stated that the county's first white settlers were the Jenkins family.
Timothy Jenkins born about 1735 - the first recorded Jenkins in the Shenandoah Valley, from whom all the Jenkins families are thought to be descended from.
Jenkins Gap overlook - Elevation 2,355 feet - The Gap is named for one of the early settlers. When the Shenandoah Park was createdd, sixteen families named Jenkins, owning a total of 850 acres were displaced from this area. Most of them were descended from Timothy Jenkins.
ABRAHAM JENKINS son of ?
Location: Culpeper County
Location: Culpeper County
Bride: Sarah "Sally" __?
1. Clary Clarissa Jenkins b abt 1771 Culpeper County, Va., died after 1860 Champaign County, Ohio
2. Jemina Jenkins b Culpeper Co. Va, died before 1845 Madison County, Va.
3. Leah Jenkins b abt 1787, Culpeper Co, Va, died 1840, Rappahannock Co. Va.
4. Mason Jenkins b abt 1796, Culpeper County, Va
5. William Jenkins b aft 1765, Culpeper County, Va, died August 9, 1850, Rappahannock Co. Va.
6. Abraham Jenkins Jr. b 1770, Culpeper County, Va. died abt 1860, Rappahannock Co., Va.
7. Evens Jenkins, b abt 1785, Culpeper County, Va. died before October 28, 1836
8. John Jenkins b abt 1768, Culpeper County, Va. died before 1821, Culpeper Co., Va.
1781-January - Abraham Jenkins is listed in Class 67 of "A List of the Classes in Culpeper County for Recruiting this State's Quota of Troops to Serve in the Continental Army."
The "Culpeper Classes" were lists of men and boys from age 16-50 who were selected by the officers to fill the state request for aid to the Continental Army.
1800-January-30 - Culpeper County Virginia Deed book (Book V, page 404)
Benjamin Lillard of the County of Madison to Abraham Jenkins of the County of Culpeper...for $40.00.. 12 acres more or less lying in the county of Culpeper near the Hot Mountain, bounded as follows: North of Rocky Run and in a line of Dr. French, formerly Fitzhugh, running Southeast to a corner of said Lillard and Reuben Thornhill...thence Southwest to a forked Chestnut corner to Alexander Rider...
Witnessess: Timothy Jenkins, Timothy Sisk, and William Smith
1810- September 10 - Culpeper County, Virginia Deed Book EE, page 97 - Benjamin Lillard of the County of Madison to Abraham Jenkins of Culpeper County...for 10 pounds..tract of land..10 acres or less..joining Alexander Rider...corner to James Fincham...Daniel Brown.
1821 -September 21 - Madison County, Virginia Deed Book 7, page 223 -
"This indenture made this 19th day of September in the year of our Lord 1821 between Dennis Corbin and Polly his wife in the County of Madison and State of Virginia of the one part and Abraham Jenkins of the County of Culpeper and State aforesaid of the other part. Witnesseth that the said Dennis Corbin and Polly his wife for an in consideration of the sum of $80.00 to him in hand paid by the said Abraham Jenkins... a certain parcel of land suppopsed to contain fifteen acres - more or less - lying in the County aforesaid and is bounded as follows, to wit: Beginning at a chesnut and Chesnut Oak, corner to a patent line formerly granted to Archibald Dick, running thence with the patent line South 20 degrees... West about 46 poles to a Spanish Oak and Chesnut corner to said Bluford Corbin, thence with said Corbin 92s line about 46 poles to two Jesuites on a Branch of Cookin (Corbin) Back River, thence down the said branch 22 poles to two Yew trees at or near the patent line about 60 poles to the beginning, with all the estate, right, title, and interest whatsoever thereunto belonging."