Willis "Bud" Jenkins was born 15 Dec 1840 in the part of Union Co., KY that is now Webster. He was the son of John "Jack" Jenkins, born 1805 TN, died 1860 Hopkins Co., KY, and Margaret Sigler, born 1807 Robertson Co., TN, died after 1880 in KY. He was the grandson of William Jenkins.
Willis Jenkins was a Union solider during the Civil War. He married three times and had fifteen children listed below; he lived to be ninety-four years old, dying 27 May 1934, Webster Co., KY.
Willis Jenkins told his granddaughter this photo was taken around the time of the Civil War. This photo was given to us by Dennis Leslie.
Children by Malinda Jane Stone:
John Wesley Jenkins, 1861-1948; married America (Mary) Hall
Mary Elizabeth Jenkins, 1862-1946; married James Henry Cobb
William Riley Jenkins, 1863-1951; married Nannie Hall
George Washington Jenkins, 1866-1954; married Eliza J. Woodard
Andrew Jackson Jenkins, 1866-1943; married 1)Nancy Woodard; 2)Liza Stone
Margaret Susan Jenkins, b 1868; married J.T. Adkins
Samuel Nathan Jenkins, 1872-1923; married Nannie Stone
Flora Bell Jenkins, 1874-1945; married Samuel R. Wall
Children by Mary E. Yates:
Ida Jenkins, b 1884; married J.D. Duncan
Hattie J. Jenkins, b Jan 1887; married N.L. Cole
Vernie V. Jenkins, b 1889
James Omar Jenkins, 1891-1973
Tula Ruby Jenkins, b 1894
Myrtle N. Jenkins, 1896-1991; marr William Olas Bradley
Child by Nancy A. Yates:
Claudie Pearl Jenkins, b 1899
Unless otherwise noted, these photos were handed down to Cora's great-grandson, Rod Hicks and his wife Patti and her great granddaughter Mical Hicks Cisterna