JENKINS, EDMUND PORTER (1843 - 1891)

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Watsonville Pajaronian (December 24, 1891)

DIED VISALIA: December 14th, E.P. Jenkins Jr., a native of Massachusetts aged 47 years.

Santa Cruz Sentinel (December [?] 1891)

E.P. Jenkins, Jr., son of E.P Jenkins, of this place, died at Visalia on the 14th inst., and his remains were interred here on Saturday last. The deceased was a resident of Washington, and had left his wife at Tacoma and had gone to Visalia in search of employment. When taken sick he was a stranger in the town, but when his membership in the Grand Army of the Republic was discovered the veterans of Visalia soon took an interest in him and did everything possible for his relief.

Date of Birth: 1843

Date of Death: 1891-12-14

County: Santa Cruz

Cemetery/City of Burial: Santa Cruz County

Plot: 15-Apr

Spouse: Thompson_ Mamie

Occupation: Laborer

Height: 5'3

Complexion: Lt

Eye Color: Bl

Hair Color: Br

Last City: (WA Tacoma)

Native of: VT

Father Native of: Edmond P(VT)

Enlisted: 1861/06/10

Discharged: 1864/07/08

Military Unit: MA_ 12 Inf_ Co G

Rank: Sgt

Military Notes: E-Lwrnce_ Wnd Wldrns

GAR#: YES?

Available records used to obtain information:
Cemetery records
Santa Cruz County death records
Military records
Santa Cruz and Monterey newspapers
Voter Records

CW Reference: PAJ 1891/12/24

Creator: Nelson, Robert L.
Source: Old Soldier: the story of the Grand Army of the Republic in Santa Cruz County. Santa Cruz, CA: The Museum of Art & History, c2004.
Date: Undated
Coverage: Santa Cruz (County)
Rights: Reproduced by permission of Robert L. Nelson.
Identifier: OS-0514

Citation

Nelson, Robert L. “JENKINS, EDMUND PORTER (1843 - 1891).” Old Soldier: the story of the Grand Army of the Republic in Santa Cruz County. Santa Cruz, CA: The Museum of Art & History, c2004. SCPL Local History. https://history.santacruzpl.org/omeka/items/show/133490. Accessed 7 Dec. 2019.