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Abstract of Obituaries - Coles Co., IL


John U. Jenkins - was born in Delaware County, Ohio, April 16, 1826.    He was married to Mary Parker in 1843, who died in 1865.
To this union were born 7 children, two of whom survive him - Ervin and Perry Jenkins. Published in The Toledo Democrat Toledo, Ill. Thursday February 17, 1910. 
John Jenkins was united in marriage to Nancy Haddock in 1866.  He leaves a wife, two sons, and step-son and daughter, 15 grandchildren, and many other relatives and friends to mourn the loss of Uncle Johnnie. Funeral services were held at the home of his step son, Thomas Haddock, Sunday February 18.  
Uncle Johnnie lived for a number of years in Coles County near the Mineral Springs. In this neighborhood he and his kind wife were well liked and greatly loved by their neighbors. He moved from this community a few years ago down into Cumberland County two miles east of Toledo, where he lived until his death. Saturday, February 12, 1910, at the ripe old age of 83. Interment was made in the Toledo cemetery.



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