Isaac Jencks was born in 1746 in Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island, British America. He died on 28 September 1818 at the age of 72 in Spencer, Massachusetts, United States.3117 He was also known as Jenks.3117 Isaac has reference number Buck1173. Parents: John Jencks Dr-Buck1129 and Rachel Lawrence-Buck1162.


Joanna Jencks was born in 1672. She died on 12 March 1756 at the age of 84.3118 She has reference number Buck1141. Parents: Joseph Jencks-Buck1133 and Ester Ballard-Buck1134.

Spouse: Sylvanus Scott-Buck2124. Joanna Jencks and Sylvanus Scott were married in 1692. Children were: Catherine Scott-Buck3347, Joseph Scott-Buck2125, Joanna Scott-Buck3301.


Joanna Jencks was born on 1 May 1737.3119 She died UNKNOWN. She has reference number Buck3354. Parents: Daniel Jencks Judge-Buck3297 and Joanna Scott-Buck3301.

Spouse: Nicholas Tillinghast-Buck3355. Joanna Jencks and Nicholas Tillinghast were married on 26 December 1754.3119


John Jencks was born about 1720 in Providence. He died on 2 April 1810 at the age of 90.3120 He was also known as John Jenks.3120 John was also known as John Jenckes.3120 He has reference number Buck3350. Parents: Nathaniel Jencks Capt-Buck1154 and Catherine Scott-Buck3347.

Spouse: Amey Ballou-Buck1620. Amey Ballou and John Jencks were married about 1747 in Providence. Children were: Esek Jenks-Buck3792.


John Jencks was born on 9 June 1696.3112 He died in 1726 at the age of 30.3121 He has reference number Buck1180. Parents: Joseph Jencks Gov.-Buck284 and Martha Brown-Buck311.


John Jencks Dr was born in 1710. He died on 31 May 1776 at the age of 66 in Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island.120 He was also known as Jenks.120 John was .120 He has reference number Buck1129. Parents: William Jencks Judge-Buck1956 and Patience Sprague-Buck289.

Spouse: Rachel Lawrence-Buck1162. Rachel Lawrence and John Jencks Dr were married on 5 July 1731 in Providence, Rhode Island.120 Children were: Edmund Jenks-Buck1163, Henry Jenks-Buck1164, Jesse Jenks-Buck1165, John Jencks-Buck1166, Thomas Jenks-Buck1167, Mary Jenks-Buck1168, William Jencks-Buck1169, Lawrence Jenks-Buck1170, Sarah Jenks-Buck1171, Carolina Jencks-Buck1172, Isaac Jencks-Buck1173, Patience Jenks-Buck1174, Lydia Jencks-Buck1175, Abigail Jencks-Buck1176.


John Jencks was born on 7 March 1735/6 in Dartmouth, Massachusetts Bay, British America.2880 He moved to in Sackville, Nebraska in 1761120,3122 He died on 20 March 1819 at the age of 83 in Ellington, Tolland, Connecticut.120 John was also known as John Jenckes.120 He was also known as Jenks.120 He has reference number Buck1166. As a result of the French and Indian war, the French left Sackville and the New England soldiers maintained forts for a few years. The New England soldiers nearly all left by 1760, but near to soon afterwards a number of the Pawtucket area settlers arrived to colonize the area. John Jencks, Edmund Jenckes, Johathan Jenckes, Stephen Jenckes, Nathanial Bucklin, ichabod Comstock, Joseph Brown, John Brown, Wm. Wjipp[le, Wm. Whippple, Jr., and James Jenckes, William Jencks, and Nathan Jecks all are names appearing in the first subscribers to the land. The next immigartion to the area appears to have been made in 1763, whtn the Baptist church at Swansea, RI sent several settlers. The fist actual grant of Sackvill was not made until 12 Oct 1765.

In historical research there are name variations to be considered here: Jencks, Jenckes, Jenks, and Jenkes. They are all used to refer to the same Rhode Island families. Since there are the spelling variations, we have to use all of them in searching the databases. However, we will standardize our writing on this site with "Jencks" because Rhode Island's late Governor's family put that on his tombstone. On the other hand, the school in Pawtucket which is named after either the late Governor or his father (the founder of Pawtucket) is spelled Joseph Jenks Junior High School. Parents: John Jencks Dr-Buck1129 and Rachel Lawrence-Buck1162.

Spouse: Lidia Bucklin-Buck3610. Lidia Bucklin and John Jencks were married on 27 October 1759 in Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island.120,169,1161


John Jencks3123 was born in 1737.226 He died on 22 February 1818 at the age of 81.226 He has reference number Buck2128. Parents: William Jenks-Buck1126.

Spouse: Annie Bishop-Buck1531. Annie Bishop and John Jencks were married on 7 August 1766 in Smithfield Township, Providence, Rhode Island, British America.226 Children were: Washington Jencks-Buck588.


Jonathan Jencks was born on 17 July 1707.3124 alt dob 17 Aug 1707 He possibly officiated at the marriage of Esek Jenckes and Sarah Bucklen on 7 March 1771 in North Providence, Rhode Island. He died UNKNOWN in North Brookfield, Massachusetts, British North America.3124 Jonathan has reference number Buck1128. Parents: William Jencks Judge-Buck1956 and Patience Sprague-Buck289.


Living (private).


Joseph Jencks3116 died on 26 February 1819.3116 He was born UNKNOWN. He has reference number Buck1255. Joseph never married.3116 He was buried at Island Pond Cemetery in Ludlow, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States. Parents: Washington Jencks-Buck588 and Amey Bucklin-Buck587.


Joseph Jencks was born on 12 October 1628 in ENGLAND.120,132 He immigrated in 1645 to From ENGLAND to Salem, Massachusetts.2984 He lived in Pawtucket, North Providence, Rhode Island in 1656.3125,3126 There is a record of him, forge at Pawtucket destroyed during King Phillip's War in 1676.3126 Joseph died on 4 January 1716/7 at the age of 88 in Pawtucket, North Providence, Rhode Island.120,132 He was also known as Jenckes Jenks.120,132 He has reference number Buck1133. Savage (Genealogical Dictionary of First Settlers of New England) says Joseph Jenks built the first home at Warwick, RI. Certainly the name of Warwick is the name of the English place where his wife was born and baptized.

For a condensed account of his life, we quote from the Genealogical Dictionary of Rhode Island by John O. Austin.

'Joseph, born 1632. On March 25, 1669, he was granted land on either side of the Pawtuxet for the employ of his sawmill, and he, for this favor from the purchasers of Warwick, agreed to let them have boards at 4s 6d the hundred, and all other sawn work to be equivalent to same. The grant included trees of pine, chestnut, or oak, within half a mile of each side of the river, that is floatable, the proprietors reserving the right to cut what they need.

October 10, 1671. Providence. He bought 60 acres more or less with right of commonage, of Abel Potter, and wife Rachel, said land belonging formerly to Rachel's grandfather, Ezekiel Holliman, and being situated near Pawtucket Falls. Here he established his forge, saw-mill, &c. ' Parents: Joseph Jenckes-Buck274.

Spouse: Ester Ballard-Buck1134. Ester Ballard and Joseph Jencks were married in 1654 in Lynn, Massachusetts. Children were: Joseph Jencks Gov.-Buck284, Elizabeth Jencks-Buck1136, Sarah Jencks-Buck1137, Nathaniel Jencks Major-Buck1138, Ebenezer Jencks Rev-Buck1140, Joanna Jencks-Buck1141, Abigail Jencks-Buck1142, William Jencks Judge-Buck1956.


Joseph Jencks Gov.3127 was born in 1655 in Pawtucket, North Providence, Rhode Island.132,2984 He moved to in Pawtucket, North Providence, Rhode Island in 16552984 He died on 15 June 1740 at the age of 85 in Pawtucket, North Providence, Rhode Island.120,3128 Joseph was buried in 1740 in Gov. Jenks Lot, Pawtucket, Rhode Island.3112,3129 First buried in the old Cemetery near Read and High Streets but was removed in 1831 to the Mineral Spring Cemetery in Pawtucket. He has reference number Buck284. He was also known as Jenks. This was the first governor of Rhode Island. Parents: Joseph Jencks-Buck1133 and Ester Ballard-Buck1134.

Spouse: Alice Smith-Buck1715. Alice Smith and Joseph Jencks Gov. were married on 3 February 1727.3112

Spouse: Martha Brown-Buck311. Martha Brown and Joseph Jencks Gov. were married UNKNOWN. Children were: Obediah Jencks-Buck1153, Nathaniel Jencks Capt-Buck1154, Martha Jencks-Buck1155, Lydia Jencks-Buck1156, Mary Jencks-Buck1157, Catherine Jencks-Buck1158, Esther Jencks-Buck1159, John Jencks-Buck1180.


Joseph Jencks was born in 1729 in Pawtucket, North Providence, Rhode Island.3130 He died on 14 November 1793 at the age of 64.3131 He was also known as Jenks.3131 Joseph was buried in Jenckes Lot in Lincoln, Rhode Island.45,3132 He has reference number Buck1124. Parents: William Jencks Judge-Buck1956 and Patience Sprague-Buck289.

Spouse: Susanna Wilkinson-Buck798.


Joseph Jencks , Capt.3133 was born on 18 December 1740.3134 He died ae 81 on 17 February 1821 at the age of 80.3135 He has reference number Buck1152. Parents: Nathaniel Jencks Capt-Buck1154 and Catherine Scott-Buck3347.


Lydia Jencks was born UNKNOWN. She died UNKNOWN. She has reference number Buck1175. Parents: John Jencks Dr-Buck1129 and Rachel Lawrence-Buck1162.


Lydia Jencks was born about 1690. She died UNKNOWN. She has reference number Buck1156. Parents: Joseph Jencks Gov.-Buck284 and Martha Brown-Buck311.


Martha Jencks was born in 1689. She died UNKNOWN. She has reference number Buck1155. Parents: Joseph Jencks Gov.-Buck284 and Martha Brown-Buck311.


Martha Jencks was born on 22 January 1725.3134 She died ae 101 in 1826 at the age of 101.3134 She has reference number Buck3349. Parents: Nathaniel Jencks Capt-Buck1154 and Catherine Scott-Buck3347.


Mary Jencks was born in 1692. She died UNKNOWN. She has reference number Buck1157. Parents: Joseph Jencks Gov.-Buck284 and Martha Brown-Buck311.


Mercy Jencks was born before 1700. She died on 19 September 1765 at the age of 65.3136 She has reference number Buck1125. Parents: William Jencks Judge-Buck1956 and Patience Sprague-Buck289.

Spouse: Thomas Comstock-Buck1132. Mercy Jencks and Thomas Comstock were married on 9 July 1713.120


Mercy Jencks was born on 26 August 1712.2812 She has reference number Buck3300. Parents: Ebenezer Jencks Rev-Buck1140 and Mary Butterworth-Buck3295.


Nathaniel Jencks Major208,487 was born on 29 January 1661/2. He was born on 29 January 1662/3 in Providence, Rhode Island.207,208,487 He served in the military Oath of allegiance to Charles II in 1682.257 According to Jenks Genealogy, Nathaniel's oath of allegiance incensed his brothers and Nathaniel was compelled to abandon the family name and write his name Jenks. Nathaniel signed a will on 27 April 1721 in Providence, Providence Plantations, Rhode Island, British America.257 He died on 11 August 1723 at the age of 61.208,257,487,3137 He was also known as Nathaniel Jenckes.208,257,487,3137 Nathaniel has reference number Buck1138. He served in the military in Major.256 He was also known as Nathaniel Jenks.256 Nathaniel lived in Pawtucket, North Providence, Rhode Island.3138 He has reference number Buck1712. [STE10110.GED]

Nathaniel Jenckes, Esq., first settler of Pawtucket, RI
"Jenckes Genealogy" p. 20,21, PA Hist. Society Parents: Joseph Jencks-Buck1133 and Ester Ballard-Buck1134.

Spouse: Hannah Bosworth-Buck3294. Hannah Bosworth and Nathaniel Jencks Major were married on 4 November 1686.257 Children were: Hannah Jencks-Buck1697, Nathaniel Jencks-Buck2129.


Nathaniel Jencks Capt was born in 1686/7.3139 He died on 8 June 1753 at the age of 66.3134 He has reference number Buck1154. Parents: Joseph Jencks Gov.-Buck284 and Martha Brown-Buck311.

Spouse: Catherine Scott-Buck3347. Catherine Scott and Nathaniel Jencks Capt were married on 1 November 1718 in Providence, Providence Plantations, Rhode Island, British America.3134 Children were: Anna Jencks-Buck3348, Martha Jencks-Buck3349, John Jencks-Buck3350, Catherine Jencks-Buck3351, Joseph Jencks , Capt.-Buck1152.


Nathaniel Jencks was born in 1699.257 He has reference number Buck2129. He died UNKNOWN. Parents: Nathaniel Jencks Major-Buck1138 and Hannah Bosworth-Buck3294.


Obediah Jencks was born in 1684. She died UNKNOWN. She has reference number Buck1153. Parents: Joseph Jencks Gov.-Buck284 and Martha Brown-Buck311.


Patience Jencks was born in 1703 in Pawtucket, North Providence, Rhode Island.3140 She died in 1765 at the age of 62. She has reference number Buck3344. Parents: William Jencks Judge-Buck1956 and Patience Sprague-Buck289.

Spouse: John Olney-Buck3345.


Phebe Jencks was born on 16 January 1703.2812 She has reference number Buck3298. Parents: Ebenezer Jencks Rev-Buck1140 and Mary Butterworth-Buck3295.


Rachel Jencks was born on 1 December 1706.2812 She died on 17 January 1777 at the age of 70.2812 She has reference number Buck3299. Parents: Ebenezer Jencks Rev-Buck1140 and Mary Butterworth-Buck3295.


Rhoda Jencks was born on 13 November 1741.3119 She died on 6 December 1783 at the age of 42.3119 She has reference number Buck3304. Parents: Daniel Jencks Judge-Buck3297 and Joanna Scott-Buck3301.

Spouse: Nicholas Brown Esq-Buck2397. Rhoda Jencks and Nicholas Brown Esq were married on 2 May 1762.430


Sarah Jencks was born in 1660. She died in 1708 at the age of 48 in Rehoboth, Bristol County, Massachusetts.120 She has reference number Buck1137. Parents: Joseph Jencks-Buck1133 and Ester Ballard-Buck1134.

Spouse: Nathaniel Brown-Buck382.


Sarah Jencks was born on 9 October 1733. She died in 1812 at the age of 79.3119 She has reference number Buck3302. Parents: Daniel Jencks Judge-Buck3297 and Joanna Scott-Buck3301.

Spouse: Ambrose Page-Buck3303. Children were: Benjamin Page-Buck3363.


Susanna Annie Jencks was born in 1696.442,3141 She died on 23 August 1736 at the age of 40.13,14,2009 She was buried in Stone-Hammett Lot, Coventry, Rhode Island.3142 Susanna has reference number Buck1249. The Jencks family was the predominant family in the early manufacturing business of Rhode Island. At the time of the American Revolution, the main Jencks family had the mill on the West side of the Pawtucket Falls, while James Bucklin, grandson of Joseph Bucklin, 2nd, had his grist mill on the East side of the falls, and Joseph Bucklin 3rd, married to Susanna Jencks, had his grist mill and machine shops in Washington, west of Providence. Parents: William Jencks Judge-Buck1956 and Patience Sprague-Buck289.

Spouse: Joseph Bucklin 3rd-Buck226. Susanna Annie Jencks and Joseph Bucklin 3rd were married in 1717 in Rehoboth, Bristol County, Massachusetts.120 Children were: John Bucklin Capt.-Buck232, Joseph Bucklin 4th, Capt.-Buck2650, Zilpha Bucklin-Buck281, David Bucklin-Buck3012, Esther Bucklin-Buck283, Jeremiah Bucklin-Buck282.


Washington Jencks was born on 19 April 1775.226,652 He lived in Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States in 1850.652 He died on 1 August 1859 at the age of 84.652 Washington has reference number Buck588. He was also known as Jenkes. Parents: John Jencks-Buck2128 and Annie Bishop-Buck1531.

Spouse: Amey Bucklin-Buck587. Amey Bucklin and Washington Jencks were married on 17 May 1807 in Rehoboth, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States.652,653 Children were: Horatio N Jencks-Buck1254, Joseph Jencks-Buck1255.


William Jencks Judge267 was born in 1674 in Providence, Rhode Island.120 He was born in 1677. In 1734 he was a Judge of the Court of Common Pleas in Providence County.3143 William died on 2 October 1765 at the age of 88 in Providence, Rhode Island.120,256 He was buried after 2 October 1765 in Jenckes Burial Ground, Providence, Rhode Island, British America.3144 He was also known as Jenks.3144 William has reference number Buck1956. He was appointed Chief Justice of Providence Court 3145 Parents: Joseph Jencks-Buck1133 and Ester Ballard-Buck1134.

Spouse: Mary Sprague-Buck288. Mary Sprague and William Jencks Judge were married on 3 February 1725/6 in Providence, Rhode Island.120

Spouse: Patience Sprague-Buck289. Patience Sprague and William Jencks Judge were married UNKNOWN. Children were: Susanna Annie Jencks-Buck1249, Mercy Jencks-Buck1125, William Jenks-Buck1126, Patience Jencks-Buck3344, Margaret Jenks-Buck1127, Jonathan Jencks-Buck1128, John Jencks Dr-Buck1129, Joseph Jencks-Buck1124, Methitable Jenks-Buck1131, Esther Jencks-Buck1130.


William Jencks was born on 6 August 1740 in Dartmouth, Massachusetts Bay, British America.120,2880 He died UNKNOWN. He has reference number Buck1169. Parents: John Jencks Dr-Buck1129 and Rachel Lawrence-Buck1162.


Bucklin Jenks was born UNKNOWN.3146 He died UNKNOWN. He has reference number Buck4734. Parents: Esek Jenks-Buck3792 and Sarah (Sally) Bucklin-Buck3648.


Edmund Jenks was born on 31 March 1732 in Dartmouth, Massachusetts Bay, British America.3147 He died UNKNOWN. He has reference number Buck1163. Parents: John Jencks Dr-Buck1129 and Rachel Lawrence-Buck1162.


Elizabeth Jenks was born on 28 January 1692 in Lynn, Massachusetts Bay, British America.2821 She died in 1762 at the age of 70.2821 She has reference number Buck2127.

Spouse: Joseph Scott-Buck2125. Elizabeth Jenks and Joseph Scott were married on 14 July 1721 in Providence, Providence Plantations, Rhode Island, British America.2821 Children were: Joseph Scott Jr-Buck1691.


Esek Jenks was born in 1750.88,3135 He died about 16 February 1803 at the age of 53 in Pawtucket, North Providence, Rhode Island.88,169,3148 He was also known as Esek Jenckes.88,169,3148 Esek has reference number Buck3792. Marriage performed by Jonathan Jenckes, Justice. Parents: John Jencks-Buck3350 and Amey Ballou-Buck1620.

Spouse: Sarah (Sally) Bucklin-Buck3648. Sarah (Sally) Bucklin and Esek Jenks were married on 7 March 1771 in North Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, British America.2481 Married by Jonathan Jenckes, Justice. Children were: John Jenks-Buck4729, Loren Jenks-Buck4730, Sylvanus Jenks-Buck4731, Esek Jenks-Buck4732, Martha Jenks-Buck4733, Bucklin Jenks-Buck4734.


Esek Jenks was born in 1784.3149 He died on 14 July 1821 at the age of 37. He has reference number Buck4732. Parents: Esek Jenks-Buck3792 and Sarah (Sally) Bucklin-Buck3648.


Henry Jenks was born on 5 July 1733 in Dartmouth, Massachusetts Bay, British America.3147 He died in July 1830 at the age of 97. He has reference number Buck1164. Parents: John Jencks Dr-Buck1129 and Rachel Lawrence-Buck1162.


Jesse Jenks was born on 22 January 1734/5 in Dartmouth, Massachusetts Bay, British America.3147 He died UNKNOWN. He has reference number Buck1165. Parents: John Jencks Dr-Buck1129 and Rachel Lawrence-Buck1162.


John Jenks was born about 1773 in North Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, British America.3149 He died UNKNOWN. He has reference number Buck4729. Parents: Esek Jenks-Buck3792 and Sarah (Sally) Bucklin-Buck3648.


Lawrence Jenks was born on 20 November 1741. He died UNKNOWN. He has reference number Buck1170. Parents: John Jencks Dr-Buck1129 and Rachel Lawrence-Buck1162.


Loren Jenks was born on 4 March 1774 in North Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, British America.3149 He died in May 1826 at the age of 52. He has reference number Buck4730. Parents: Esek Jenks-Buck3792 and Sarah (Sally) Bucklin-Buck3648.


Margaret Jenks was born in 1704. She died UNKNOWN. She has reference number Buck1127. Parents: William Jencks Judge-Buck1956 and Patience Sprague-Buck289.


Martha Jenks was born UNKNOWN.3146 She died UNKNOWN. She has reference number Buck4733. Parents: Esek Jenks-Buck3792 and Sarah (Sally) Bucklin-Buck3648.


Mary Jenks was born on 1 May 1739 in Dartmouth, Massachusetts Bay, British America.2880 She died in February 1790 at the age of 50 in Adams, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States. She has reference number Buck1168. Parents: John Jencks Dr-Buck1129 and Rachel Lawrence-Buck1162.


Methitable Jenks died on 25 March 1795.120 She was born UNKNOWN. She has reference number Buck1131. Parents: William Jencks Judge-Buck1956 and Patience Sprague-Buck289.

Spouse: Thomas Olney-Buck3346.