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William Everett "Bill" JENKINS

Male 1897 - 1983  (85 years)


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  • Name William Everett "Bill" JENKINS  [1
    Nickname Bill 
    Born 1 Nov 1897  Greek River, Lot 63, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died 22 Jul 1983  Summerside, Prince, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    • (Living names removed) The death occured suddenly at his home at 175 Central Street, Summerside of William Everett JENKINS on Friday, July 22, 1983 in his 86th year. Born November 2, 1897 at Greek River, P.E.I., he was the son of the late Henry and Deliah (Buell) JENKINS. He was the founder and owner of Jenkins Bros. Ltd., which began at Murray River in 1930. In 1939 he relocated the business to Summerside. He was actively involved in civic matters, becoming a member of the Sumerside Town Council in 1952 and serving eight years in that capacity. In 1964 he was elected to the office of mayor but was forced to retire from both politics and business as a result of a sudden illness. However, he remained quite active in civic affairs through such efforts as assisting in bringing horse racing to Summerside, as well as being a major force in the development of the Prince county Horsemens Association. He was also one of the original organizers of the Summerside Lobster Carnival. He was an active member of the Silver Fox Curling Club, as well as the Hiram and Lebanon Masonic Lodge Number 3 AF and AM.

      He was predeceased by his wife, Bertha Jane BOWNESS in January 1983 and by his brothers Harold, James B., and Ted and his sisters Sadie and Mildred. Surviving him are his children, Lester of Summerside; Olive, Mrs. Cecil POWELL of Winnipeg; Roma, Mrs. Russell PHANEUF of Summerside; Bennett of Wilmot; Mrs. Yvonne DECOSTE of Wilmot Also by his sisters, Mae, Mrs. Lester BECK of Murray Harbour; Vera, Mrs. Russell GILLIS of Trenton, Nova Scotia; Alice, Mrs. Elmer JORDON of Barrington Passage, Nova Scotia, and Ethel, Mrs. Lloyd SCOTT of Trenton, Nova Scotia. Also by many grandchildren.

      Resting at the Moase Funeral Home until noon Monday, then to Trinty United Church, Summerside for service at 4.30 p.m. Interment in Peoples Cemetery, Summerside. Visiting hours Sunday 3-5 and 7-9. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated. Members of Hiram and Lebanon Masonic Lodge No. 3 AF and AM will hold a Masonic Service at the funeral home Sunday evening at 9 p.m.
    Buried Peoples Protestant Cemetery, Summerside, Prince, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Address:
    Peoples Protestant Cemetery
    Summerside, Queens, P.E.I.
    Canada 
    Person ID I1598  Nosworthy
    Last Modified 16 Sep 2020 

    Father James Henry "Henry" JENKINS,   b. 10 Oct 1870, Murray River, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Mar 1947, Summerside, Prince, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Mother Adelia Minni BUELL,   b. 20 Aug 1874, Abney, Lot 64, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Sep 1961, Summerside, Prince, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 1893  Greek River, Lot 63, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Address 1911  Lot 63, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Family ID F469  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Edna Wealthy JENKINS,   b. 21 Jul 1902, Murray Harbour North, Lot 63, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Sep 1999, Charlottetown, Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 97 years) 
    Married 10 Sep 1918  Murray Harbour North, Lot 63, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 5
    Address 1945  [6
    16 King St., Summerside, Prince Edward Island 
    • Address at the death of Edna's father on 14 February 1945.
    Children 
     1. Olive "Babe" JENKINS,   b. Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 11 Dec 2010
     2. Living
     3. Lester S. JENKINS,   b. Abt 1920, Murray River, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Dec 1985, Summerside, Prince, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 65 years)
     4. Roma Laraine JENKINS,   b. 1927, Murray River, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Dec 2010, Summerside, Prince, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     5. Bennett JENKINS,   b. Abt 1935, Point Pleasant, Lot 63, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jun 2002, Summerside, Prince, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 67 years)
     6. Yvonne Syble JENKINS,   b. 19 Apr 1935, Murray Harbour, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Nov 2011, Summerside, Prince, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
    Last Modified 12 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F495  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Bertha Jane BOWNESS,   b. 28 Oct 1911, Montrose, Prince, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jan 1983, Summerside, Prince, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 19 Jun 1948  Montrose, Prince, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. Living
    Last Modified 16 Dec 2013 
    Family ID F462  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S139] BECK Family History, Anne (Jenkins) Read, (Rec'd Nov. 2002).

    2. [S150] Descendants of Johan Heinrich HENCKELL, Hazel Sanford, (www.islandregister.com).

    3. [S11] Obituary/Death or Funeral notice.

    4. [S308] Census of Canada, 1911, (1 June 1911).

    5. [S347] Descendants of John REID and Elizabeth STEWART, David Reid, (www.islandregister.com).

    6. [S217] Newspaper.