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Village:Hancock, MA Source:hsvcensus:678Search: Full Last First
id 678 lastname Jenkins firstname Lewis sex m birth_date Hancock 1842-1843, 1846, 1848-1849 birth_place 1849.06.16 date_admitted Jenkins family adm Hancock Shakers 1842, Lewis was still there 1848, Lamson.2010, p180, 182. 'In the evening Robert Jinkens & a saucy rable came on purpose to steal Lewis when meeting was dismissed as the boys were returning from the house to their shop. Out poped Jinkens with a blazing torch in his hands expecting to get poor little Lewis but he saw what was going on and made his escap this offended the whole company so that they screamed and talked like drunken mad men,' 1848.12.09, DeWint.851. The next Tues, Robert was taken with a writ, fined, & posted bond to keep the peace, MPH.4395. However, 'Robert Jenkins got a sheriff in Lee & went to Hancock and took Lewis Jenkins, they halled him along contrary to his feelings & pushed him headlong into the wagon in such a manner that a bunch swelled up on his head,' 1849.06.16, DeWint.851.