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John Charles Jenckes


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John Charles Jenckes
  • Born: 26 Sep 1776, Providence RI
  • Marriage (1): Sarah Snow on 22 Mar 1801 in Providence RI
  • Marriage (2): Fanny Smith on 25 Aug 1817 in Providence RI
  • Died: 29 Mar 1852, Providence RI

  General notes:

Silversmith and jeweler

  Events in his life were:

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  • He was a partner in 1797-1800 with Elizabeth Gibbs in Providence RI as JENKES & Co. The Impartial Observer (Sept. 1, 1800) and the U. S. Observer (Sept. 18, 1800) reported the partnership of John Gibbs' former apprentice, John C. Jenckes, and Gibb's widow, Elizabeth. The firm was dissolved on 01 Aug 1800. 3
  • He worked circa 1800-1850 as a silversmith and jeweler in Providence RI
    Listed in the 1824 and 1836 city directories as a jeweler with a shop on Friendship Street.
  • He was a partner circa 1805 with Mawney Jastram in Providence RI as JENCKES & JASTRAM with a shop on Exchange Street.
  • He appeared on the 1850 census taken at Providence RI, listed as a jeweler.

John married Sarah Snow on 22 Mar 1801 in Providence RI. (Sarah Snow was born on 25 Oct 1780 in Providence RI and died on 8 May 1817.)

John next married Fanny Smith, daughter of Unknown and Unknown, on 25 Aug 1817 in Providence RI. (Fanny Smith was born on 14 Mar 1789 in Bristol RI and died on 18 Sep 1885 in Providence RI.)

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