Born: March 17, 1772, Glocester, Rhode Island.
Died: June 3/5, 1856, Thompson, Ohio.
Buried: Maple Grove Cemetery, Thompson, Ohio.
During his life, Jenks moved from town to town, living in Ridgefield and New Canaan, Connecticut; Pound Ridge, New York; and Providence, Rhode Island. He finally settled in Thompson, Ohio, in 1829. After moving to Ohio, he became a farmer and a maker of percussion instruments.
His works include:
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