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Leroy Jenkins pension documents

 Collection — Folder: S3335
Identifier: S3335

Scope and Contents

The collection includes photocopies of documents ranging from 1896 concerning the pension of Leroy Jenkins, a veteran of the U.S.-Mexican War.


  • 1896

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.

Biographical Note

Leroy Jenkins was born November 29, 1824. On March 3, 1853, he married Charlotte Baylor in New Albany, Indiana. Jenkins enlisted in June, 1846, and fought in the U.S.-Mexican War. He was a private in Company K, commandd by Captain Peck, in the 2nd Indiana Regiment for one year. Jenkins lived in New Albany in 1860, but by 1870, he lived in Franklin, Harrison County, Indiana. Leroy and Charlotte had several children: John W., James M., George F., Mary M., Charles, Harriette, Pleasant, and Thomas J. Jenkins died February 29, 1896 at the age of 71. Charlotte Jenkins died 12 years later on May 10, 1908. They were buried in the Wolfe Cemetery, Georgetown, Floyd County, Indiana.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

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This collection is arranged chronologically.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation. Mrs. Wallace J. Tyler obtained the records from the U.S. National Archives in 1974.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2016/03/10 by Nikki Stoddard Schofield. EAD finding aid created 2016/03/10 by Nikki Stoddard Schofield. EAD finding aid revised 2016/07/18 by Brittany Kropf.
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 U.S.A.