Source: News-Journal, February 20, 1941, Obituary:

Mr. Jenkins was a son of Dr. Jonathan and Elizabeth Powell Jenkins and he was born at Macy December 9, 1867. He came to North Manchester 54 years ago and spent 53 years as a barber, nearly all of that time in North Manchester. He disposed of his shop on Walnut street about two years ago, but continued to work in the shop almost until his death.