Fonds P206 - Jenks family (Coaticook) fonds

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Jenks family (Coaticook) fonds

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    CA ETRC P206

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    • 1870-1947 (Creation)

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    0.09 l.m. of textual records. - 24 photographs : b&w. - 1 map.

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    Leslie Hall Jenks, son of Nathaniel Jenks and Lucy Thornton, was born in Barnston on 28 December 1849. He was a dentist in Coaticook and had a practice at the corner of Pleasant and Cutting Streets. Leslie married Nancy Cushing on 30 October 1879. Together they had four children: Charles Nathaniel (1882-1888), Cushing (1885-1885), Archibald Nathaniel (1889-1938) and Abbott Cushing (1893-1957). Leslie died 5 October 1910 and is buried at the Mount Forest Cemetery in Coaticook.

    John Nathaniel Jenks, son of Nathaniel Jenks and Lucy Thornton, was born in Barnston on 18 July 1848. He studied at Darmouth College and eventually became the principal of the Barnston Academy and also worked as a border agent. He married Kate Cole on 23 September 1902. Together they had one child: John (a.k.a. Donald) Leslie Jenks (1909-1973). John died on 5 December 1937.

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    The fonds contains primary source information on the Jenks family from 1870 to 1947 in Coaticook and Barnston. It consists largely of correspondence, certificates, a dairy, and photographs. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Archie N. Jenks (1907-1919), Abbott C. Jenks ([1905]-1941), Photographs ([1883?]-[ca. 1920]), Leslie H. Jenks (1877-1914) and Miscellaneous (1870-1947).

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    The fonds was donated by Bill Buckland in 2014 and 2020.

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    • English

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      The documents are in English.

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      Finding aid prepared using Rules for Archival Description (RAD).

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      28 janvier, 2016

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