James Jenkins

James Jenkins (HMIF7)

Location: Bishopville, SC 29010 Lee County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 12.151', W 80° 16.401'

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1764 - 1847

[Front]:
The Reverend James Jenkins served in the Methodist ministry for 55 years. He was born in Bitton's Neck, the son of Samuel and Elizabeth Britton Jenkins. His mother was a revolutionary War heroine. In 1805 he married Elizabeth Ann Gwyn and from 1814 to 1836 he lived near here. He died and was buried in Camden.

[Reverse]:
The Reverend James Jenkins was a pioneer circuit-riding Methodist minister. He began his ministry in 1792 among the settlers and Indians of the Cherokee Circuit. In 1801 he was the presiding elder of the S.C. District. He organized many churches, including Bethlehem Methodist in Bishopville. In later years, he supervised and disciplined younger preachers.
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HM NumberHMIF7
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Marker Number31-12
Year Placed1972
Placed ByDr. Henry Woodward Chapter, S.C. Society, Daughters of the American Colonists
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 at 5:26pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 566945 N 3784849
Decimal Degrees34.20251667, -80.27335000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 12.151', W 80° 16.401'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 12' 9.06" N, 80° 16' 24.06" W
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Area Code(s)803
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 301-315 County Rd 29, Bishopville SC 29010, US
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