Wilson W. Jenkins
Rev. Wilson W. Jenkins died at his residence in St. Landry Parish, La. on
Feb. 5, 1859 aged 37 years. He was born in Jackson County, Ala., emigrated
to Arkansas in 1836, started preaching and joined the Miss. Conference in
1842 ... married Mrs. Mary Bentley on Feb. 14, 1851 in Tensas Parish, La.,
moved to St. Mary's Parish in 1853 or 1854, then a year ago to St. Landry,
was a sugar planter in Attakapas and is survived by his wife and children.
Minden, La. Mar. 25, 1859.
Marriages and Obituaries from the New Orleans Christian Advocate 1851-1860,
page 189. New Orleans Christian Advocate, April 13, 1859, No. 11, page 2,
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