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Jenkins Family Burial Ground 
Town of Southport, Chemung County, NY
Bradford County PA
Chemung County NY
Tioga County PA
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 Jenkins Family Burial Ground

Town of Southport, Chemung County, New York 
Submitted by  of J. Kelsey Jones 
 Located in the Town of Southport, Chemung County, New York near Bradley Greenhouses north of Maple Avenue and east of Cedar Street. Cemetery is well maintained and enclosed by iron and concrete enclosure. Markers copied by J. Kelsey Jones.
Here are the GPS coordinates for the Jenkins Cemetery located on Oneida Road (CR#60) or old route 17.
N  42 03458
W 076 45315
Elevation - 883.62
Jenkins Cemetery is located in the Town of Elmira on Oneida Road, AKA old route 17 or CR#60.  Heading east from Elmira turn left onto the entrance road to Sullivans Monument then turn left and follow road to a pull off area on left side of Oneida Rd.  A heavy growth of Vinca is visible from the pull off.  No stones remain and only the Vinca marks the area as an old cemetery.  There are a few broken fieldstone stubs which could have been bases for tombstones. Cemetery lies between Oneida Rd. and Rt. 17/86. The  nearest address is 311 Oneida Road which is across the road and to the left of the cemetery.
October 12, 2008
Sharon Denson

BALDWIN Angeline dau of John & Zerviah Baldwin d. May 7, 1848 4y 10m

Elmer son of John & Zerviah Baldwin d. Apr 20, 1843 1y 7m 20d

Col. Henry Baldwin d. Jan 4, 1861 72y 4m 9d

Mrs. Zina Baldwin d. May 24, 1872 80y 10m 12d

COLLINS Nancy Jenkins Collins 1855 1938

JENKINS Adah wife of William Jenkins born Hartford, Conn. Oct 31, 1762 died in Southport March 1, 1845 82y 4m

William Jenkins born in New London, Conn. Oct 30, 1764 died in Southport Nov 1, 1846 82y 1d

Jonathan Jenkins d. June 14, 1852 71y (only the name is visible, the bottom portion of the marker having disintegrated. Both the Boyds and Stavers in the past copied this date and age)

Nancy wife of Jonathan Jenkins d. Oct 12, 1841 46y 6m 20d

Wilkes Jenkins d. Apr 1, 1838 70y 8m 13d

William Jenkins d. July 6, 1882 51 Yrs

Wm. Jenkins 1831 1882

Catherine Jenkins 1830 1916

David Jenkins 1869 1960

Lena Jenkins 1894 1970

Elizabeth Jenkins 1859 1940

James Jenkins 1865 1922

Jabez B. Jenkins Oct 19, 1867 Jan 20, 1914

Jonathan Jenkins 1854 1937

___________ our Fanny (no other information on marker)


Age 83, of Wellsburg, NY, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, July 11, 2009, at St. Joseph's Hospital, Elmira, NY. He is survived by his son, Jonathan Jenkins at home; daughter, Joan Jenkins of Lowman, NY and her fiancé, Loren Humphrey, who was Herold's close friend and helper; sister, Florence Bunn of Spanaway, WA; sister-in-law, Shirley Snowburg of Pine City, NY; brother-in-law, John Snowburg of Jonesborough, TN; several nieces, nephews, grand-nieces and grand-nephews; also Herold will be missed by special friends, Mary Beth Savino and "other son," Brad Beaver of TN. Herold was predeceased by his wife, Donna F. Jenkins; sisters, Frances Deegan and Marjorie Estep; brothers, James Jenkins and Dave Jenkins; sister-in-law, Marie Estrada of Bledsoe, TX; and brother-in-law, Lewis Snowburg. Herold was a United States Army veteran of WWII. He was a fan of NASCAR; his favorite driver was Cale Yarborough. Herold was an avid rattlesnake hunter and helped organize the rattlesnake hunt in Morris, PA. He retired after 55 years of service from the Carpenter's Local #281 and after retiring spent much of his time in his wood-working shop. For many years Herold enjoyed working the family farm, with special love for his horses. The family will receive friends at Olthof Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Ave., Elmira/Southport on July 12, 2009 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. with a Memorial Service there Sunday at 3:00 p.m., followed by interment in the Jenkins Family Cemetery, Maple Avenue, Southport, NY with Military Honors accorded at the gravesite. Following the graveside service, the family has invited friends to join them at the V.F.W. on Keefe St., Elmira, for fellowship and refreshments.   Published in the Star-Gazette from 7/9/2009 - 7/10/2009

Subj:  The Baldwin-Jenkins Cemetery
Date: 4/2/2001 9:33:41 AM Eastern Daylight Time
From: (Richard Wilkens)
Reply-to: (Richard Wilkens)

I just came from the Balwin-Jenkins Cemetery site.. My grandfather lived next door to the cemetery, and he was the son of David Jenkins and Lena Jenkins.. I would like to let you know that there has been an addition to the cemetery.. Eileen Jenkins-VanTuyl  daughter on David Jenkins Jr and M.Elizabeth Jenkins..  (b.) July 13, 1953  (d.)Sept.29,1990

If you could possibly add that to the site it would be appreciated.. She was my aunt,God Mother, and my mother's little sister.. She was the youngest of the grandchildren of David and Lena.

                                             Thank You,
               Great Grand daughter of David and Lena Jenkins,

                                   Dianna Aseline-Wilkens
Bradford County PA
Chemung County NY
Tioga County PA

Published On Tri-Counties Site On 18 JAN 1998
By Joyce M. Tice

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