Section WZ: Descendants of Joseph Jenckes

David Thaler
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Report generated by MagiCensus Deluxe v5.1.0 on 29 June 2017
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Generation One

1. JOSEPH1 JENCKES was born about 1599[1] in England, United Kingdom[3], and died about 1683[3, 2] in Lynn, Essex Co., Massachusetts, United States[3, 2]. He married JONE _____, who died before 1642[11]. [3, 2, 12, 1]
From Eng., 1643, settled at Lynn, Mass.; established the iron works at Lynn; was the first patentee in America, 1646; cut the dies for the "Pine Tree Shilling," 1652; built the first fire engine, 1654; inventor of the grass scythe.[2]
Child:
+2i.JOSEPH2 JENCKES, b. in 1632[3, 11] in England[3, 11]; d. on 4 Jan. 1716/7[3] in Pawtucket, Providence Co., Rhode Island, United States[3]; m. (DF-3) HESTER BALLARD of Bradwell, Suffolk, England, b. about 1632[17], d. after 1717[10], daughter of (DF-2) William and Elizabeth (_____) BALLARD.


Generation Two

2. JOSEPH2 JENCKES (Joseph1), son of (1) Joseph1 and Jone (_____) JENCKES, was born in 1632[3, 11] in England[3, 11], and died on 4 Jan. 1716/7[3] in Pawtucket[3]. He married (DF-3) HESTER BALLARD of Bradwell, daughter of (DF-2) William and Elizabeth (_____) BALLARD, who was born about 1632[17], and died after 1717[10]. [3, 10, 11, 13, 4, 14, 1]
Child:
+3i.WILLIAM3 JENCKES, b. in 1674[5] in Pawtucket[5]; d. on 2 Oct. 1765[5]; m. (AMI-20) PATIENCE SPRAGUE, b. about 1675[5], d. on 3 Oct. 1765[1], daughter of (AMI-16) Jonathan and (VF-15) Mehitable (HOLBROOK) SPRAGUE.


Generation Three

3. WILLIAM3 JENCKES (Joseph2, Joseph1), son of (2) Joseph2 and (DF-3) Hester (BALLARD) JENCKES, was born in 1674[5] in Pawtucket[5], and died on 2 Oct. 1765[5]. He married (AMI-20) PATIENCE SPRAGUE, daughter of (AMI-16) Jonathan and (VF-15) Mehitable (HOLBROOK) SPRAGUE, who was born about 1675[5], and died on 3 Oct. 1765[1]. [5, 8, 16]
Child:
+4i.WILLIAM4 JENCKES, JR., b. in 1700[1]; d. in July 1765[1]; m. (ALS-4) ANPHILLUS SMITH, b. about 1705[1], d. after 1766[1], daughter of (ALS-3) Christopher and Mary (_____) SMITH.


Generation Four

4. WILLIAM4 JENCKES, JR. (William3, Joseph2, Joseph1), son of (3) William3 and (AMI-20) Patience (SPRAGUE) JENCKES, was born in 1700[1], and died in July 1765[1]. He married (ALS-4) ANPHILLUS SMITH, daughter of (ALS-3) Christopher and Mary (_____) SMITH, who was born about 1705[1], and died after 1766[1]. [6, 1]
"Jenckes - Jenks Genealogy" shows his wife as Esther Tingley.[7]
Child:
+5i.ANCILLES5 JENCKES, b. about 1730[1]; m. on 26 July 1752[15, 7, 9] in Smithfield, Rhode Island[15, 7, 9] (ARK-5) SAMUEL WAIT, b. in North Kingstown, Washington Co., Rhode Island[15] about 1725[15], d. about 1785[1], son of (ARK-4) Joseph and (ALE-5) Elizabeth (SHEFFIELD) WAIT.


Generation Five

5. ANCILLES5 JENCKES (William4, William3, Joseph2, Joseph1), daughter of (4) William4, Jr. and (ALS-4) Anphillus (SMITH), was born about 1730[1], and died between 1782 and 1842. She married in Smithfield[15, 7, 9], on 26 July 1752[15, 7, 9], (ARK-5) SAMUEL WAIT, son of (ARK-4) Joseph and (ALE-5) Elizabeth (SHEFFIELD) WAIT, who was born about 1725[15] in North Kingstown[15], and died about 1785[1].

From the 1782 census, in Exeter, Washington Co.[18]:

Name: Samuel Waite
1 White male 0-16 (?)
1 White female 22-50 (?)
1 White male 50+ (Samuel 50-71)
1 White female 50+ (Ancilles 50-69)

[7, 9, 1, 18]
Child: See (ARK-5) Samuel WAIT



1. Donna Spence, to Dave Thaler, e-mail.
2. Frederick Adams Virkus, ed., Immigrant Ancestors (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1942), 41.
3. Thomas Edward Bond, Jenckes - Jenks Genealogy (San Francisco, California: Daughters of the American Revolution, 1952), 1.
4. Ibid., 3.
5. Ibid., 5.
6. Ibid., 6, 9.
7. Ibid., 9.
8. Warren Vincent Sprague, Sprague Families in America (Rutland, Vermont: Tuttle Publishing Co., 1913), 135.
9. Mary Ross Whitman, George Wightman of Quidnessett, R.I. and Descendants (Chicago, Illinois: Chauncey Leonard Whitman?, 1939), 18.
10. Louis Effingham de Forest, Babcock and Allied Families (No place: de Forest Publishing Company, 1928), 27, 59.
11. Ibid., 52.
12. Ibid., 58.
13. Ibid., 59.
14. Ibid., 60.
15. G. Andrews Moriarty, Jr., "Thomas Waite of Portsmouth, R. I., and Some of His Descendants," New England Historical and Genealogical Register (Oct. 1919): 303.
16. Frank William Sprague, "The Brothers Ralph and William Sprague and Some of Their Descendants," New England Historical and Genealogical Register 63 (April 1909): 149.
17. Charles Edward Banks, The Planters of the Commonwealth in Massachusetts: 1620-1640 (Boston: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1930), 152; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com).
18. Katharine U. Waterman, "The Rhode Island Census of 1782," New England Historical and Genealogical Register 128 (1974): 297; digital images, AmericanAncestors.org (http://www.americanancestors.org/ : accessed 10 February 2013).