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Leroy Jenkins pension documents 1896

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI S3335 (Text) 00000106359409 Manuscripts Available -

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  • Physical Description: 0.01 Cubic feet 1 folder

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Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2016/03/10 by Nikki Stoddard Schofield. EAD finding aid created 2016/03/10 by Nikki Stoddard Schofield. EAD finding aid revised 2016/07/18 by Brittany Kropf.
Restrictions on Access Note:
This collection is open for research.
Summary, etc.:
The collection includes photocopies of documents ranging from 1896 concerning the pension of Leroy Jenkins, a veteran of the U.S.-Mexican War.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note:
Leroy Jenkins pension documents, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Biographical or Historical Data:
Leroy Jenkins was born November 29, 1824. On March 3, 1853, he married Charlotte Baylor in New Albany, Indiana. Jenkins enlisted in June, 1846, and fought in the U.S.-Mexican War. He was a private in Company K, commandd by Captain Peck, in the 2nd Indiana Regiment for one year. Jenkins lived in New Albany in 1860, but by 1870, he lived in Franklin, Harrison County, Indiana. Leroy and Charlotte had several children: John W., James M., George F., Mary M., Charles, Harriette, Pleasant, and Thomas J. Jenkins died February 29, 1896 at the age of 71. Charlotte Jenkins died 12 years later on May 10, 1908. They were buried in the Wolfe Cemetery, Georgetown, Floyd County, Indiana.
Ownership and Custodial History:
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation. Mrs. Wallace J. Tyler obtained the records from the U.S. National Archives in 1974.
Accumulation and Frequency of Use Note:
No further additions are expected.
Subject: Jenkins, Leroy 1824-1908.
Mexican War, 1846-1848.
Military pensions > Indiana.
Veterans > Indiana.

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