C.S. Jenkins

Charles Simms Jenkins

Full Name: Charles Simms Jenkins
Date of birth: February 25, 1825
Date of death: June 27, 1906

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 8 Jan 13, 1874 - Apr 18, 1876 14th (1)   Democrat Daingerfield / Titus   Red River, Titus

(1) In 1877 Titus County, which had originally included Daingerfield and the surrounding area, was divided, and Daingerfield became the county seat of the new Morris County. Handbook of Texas Online.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

  • Obituary, "Col. C.S. Jenkins Is Dead," The Daily Express (San Antonio, Texas), 6/29/1906, p. 3, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. "Colonel Jenkins came to Texas in 1870, and represented Titus and Red River Counties in the Fourteenth Legislature, when Morris County was organized." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).

Military Service Notes

  • Confederate States Army, Captain under General Robert E. Lee and later Colonel of the 64th Georgia Regiment. Obituary, "Col. C.S. Jenkins Is Dead," The Daily Express (San Antonio, Texas), 6/29/1906, p. 3, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).

Other Resources

  • Charles Simms Jenkins, birth date 2/25/1825 in Georgia, death date 6/27/1906. CaseLiles Family Tree-1. Ancestry.com.
  • C.S. Jenkins, postoffice Dangerfield, Titus County, farmer, born in Georgia, moved to Texas in 1869, age 48, Democrat. Directory of the Members and Officers of the Fourteenth Legislature of the State of Texas . . ., 1874.
  • Census of 1880 - Charles Jenkins, Morris County, age 55, born circa 1825 in Georgia, farmer, wife Lucy, sons James and Donnie.
    Census of 1900 - Charles Jenkins, Morris County, age 75, born February 1825 in Georgia, farmer, widowed, son William S. FamilySearch. 1880 1900
  • Col. C.S. Jenkins, birth date 2/25/1825, death date 6/27/1906, burial in Daingerfield Cemetery, Daingerfield, Morris County. Find a Grave.

Photographs

  • Photograph. C.S. Jenkins, 14th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

14th R.S. - 1874
Military Affairs  
Penitentiary  
Printing and Contingent Expenses  

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