Allen Jenkins (1900 - 1978)

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Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida

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Collado family (Mccarthy family)

Collado family (Mccarthy family)

Sara Jo Prather Family

Sara Jo Prather Family

Delma Sue Jenkins - Foster-Casey

Delma Sue Jenkins - Foster-Casey

Joseph and Delma Sue Foster

Joseph and Delma Sue Foster

Delma Sue (Jenkins) Foster

Delma Sue (Jenkins) Foster

Rose Jenkins

Rose Jenkins

Tangie R. Green

Tangie R. Green

Tangie Jenkins Green

Tangie Jenkins Green

Autry Jenkins

Autry Jenkins

Ariel Marie Jenkins

Ariel Marie Jenkins

Rebecca Jenkins gravesite

Rebecca Jenkins gravesite

Wayne Perry Sherrill & Teresa Jenkins

Wayne Perry Sherrill & Teresa Jenkins

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4 generations of Jones'es Collado family (Mccarthy family) Sara Jo Prather Family Delma Sue Jenkins - Foster-Casey

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1900 - In the year that Allen Jenkins was born, Carrie Chapman Catt succeeded Susan B. Anthony as the president of the National American Woman Suffrage Association. NAWSA was created by Anthony in 1890 in order to fight for the right of women to vote in the United States. Membership in NAWSA began at 7,000 and in the decades of the struggle - women didn't get the right to vote until 1920 - membership rose to 2 million.

1920 - When he was 20 years old, the Volstead Act became law. Formally called the National Prohibition Act, the Volstead Act enabled law enforcement agencies to carry out the 18th Amendment. It said that "no person shall manufacture, sell, barter, transport, import, export, deliver, or furnish any intoxicating liquor except as authorized by this act" and defined intoxicating liquor as any beverage containing more than 0.5% alcohol by volume.

1948 - At the age of 48 years old, Allen was alive when on January 30th, Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated in New Delhi by a member of a Hindu nationalist party who thought that Gandhi was too accommodating to Muslims. The man, Nathuram Godse, shot Gandhi 3 times. He died immediately. The shooter was tried, convicted, and hung in November 1949.

1958 - At the age of 58 years old, Allen was alive when on January 1st, the European Economic Community (Common Market) came into operation. The first members were France, West Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Belgium, and Luxembourg. The Common Market was formed as a way to strengthen members' economies and deter wars in Europe.

1978 - In the year of Allen Jenkins's passing, on November 18th, Jim Jones's Peoples Temple followers committed mass suicide in Jonestown, Guyana - where they had moved, from San Francisco, as a group. Jones was the leader of the cult and ordered his followers to drink cyanide-laced punch, which they did. Whole families (women and children included) died - more than 900 people in all.

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Allen Jenkins died in December 1978 at age 78. There is no known cause of death for Allen. He was born on February 11, 1900. We have no information about Allen's surviving family. We know that Allen Jenkins had been residing in Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida.

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