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John Wesley Jenkins expanded his family music business from a small room rented from a sewing machine and wall paper shop, to numerous store locations throughout the Midwest. John Wesley Jenkins was a millionaire when he died in 1932.
John Wesley Jenkins expanded his family music business from a small room rented from a sewing machine and wall paper shop to numerous store locations throughout the Midwest. He began working for his father as a teenager and, upon his death in 1932, was a millionaire.
John Wesley Jenkins was the son of William Jenkins and Eliza Tranter. He married Mary Bloodworth on 5 Nov 1874 in Nashville, Davidson County, TN.
The grave site of John Wesley Jenkins, Sr.. Cemetery: Remerton Cemetery, Location: Valdosta, Lowndes, Georgia, United States. Birth: 1829, Death: Oct 1964.
In Kaneville he was married to Eunice Jane Nichols, who soon bore him four sons and a daughter, including Charles W., Florence T., John Wesley, Clifford Wells and Frederick Butler. It is unclear when Jenkins moved his family and business to Kansas City, Missouri, but it was likely in the mid-1870s.
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