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Descendants of John Jenkins
Colonial Governor Of North Carolina: 1672-1850

by Rebecca L. Dozier
2006

Descendants of John Jenkins, Colonial Governor Of North Carolina: 1672-1850 is a new book that contains a compilation of John and his wife Joanna Jenkins' descendants using information from the North Carolina Archives, documentation from county courthouses, plus some preponderance of evidence. The first three generations in Section I were proven by Helen Leary, a Certified Genealogist and Fellow of the ASG who lives in Raleigh, NC, and also by the author's forty plus years of research. The author proved the generations in Section II. The book is divided into two sections.

The first section goes into detail about why the father of John Jenkins (ca. 1600-ca. 1681) was not a David Jenkins of Wales or England as tradition has stated over the years. It also provides the names of John and Joanna Jenkins' children and grandchildren and the documentation proving these children. Section one also covers details involving members of the Jenkins families in Perquimans, Bertie, Chowan Counties, NC and Nansemond County, Virginia., as well as their migration from one county to another and from North Carolina to Virginia and later back to North Carolina.

Section two goes into detail with documentation about the six children of Charles and Elizabeth Winborne Jenkins. This section takes the descendants of these six children into the late 1800s. Each of the generations has been documented carefully. Charles's children spread though out the eastern part of North Carolina and into neighboring states, including Georgia, Tennessee, Kentucky and Virginia.

The author has spent many years researching this Hertford and Northampton County family. She has written numerous books, including Twelve Northampton County, North Carolina Families, Town Leaders, Littleton, NC, 1790-1920, Looking Back on Littleton, NC, Twelve Generations of Doziers, 1673-1986, and The Leach Family of Virginia, Johnston, Chatham and Warren Counties, North Carolina: 1737-1991. Descendants of John Jenkins Colonial Governor Of North Carolina: 1672-1850 is printed by Gateway Press out of Baltimore, Maryland. It is a 72 page semi-softback book and is thoroughly indexed and documented.

The price of $32 includes postage and handling. To order send check to: Rebecca L. Dozier, 3522 Pebble Beach Dr., Augusta, GA 30907; RLDozier@aol.com

Capt. John Clark & Son “Major” Clark
by Joliene Byrd Clark

This is a well prepared book on the descendants of John Clark, an early settler and merchant of the town of Bath, NC, and his son Major Clark (1727-1786) of Hyde County, North Carolina. The book is composed of descendant trees, a registry reports, kinship reports and a full name index. This is a welcome research tool for all researchers of the Clarks of Beaufort and Hyde Counties and their allied families. For those interested in obtaining this book, please contact Joliene Byrd Clark.

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