Jones and Jenkins families genealogy and memorabilia, 1837-2004

Overview of the Collection

Jones, Steve (Milton Stephenson), 1948-
Jones and Jenkins families genealogy and memorabilia
1837-2004 (inclusive)
1.15 cubic feet, (1 record carton)
Collection Number
Coll 1034
Genealogical information, biographical information, and memorabilia of the Jones, Jenkins, and related families of Oregon and Washington. Memorabilia includes photographs, correspondence and other personal papers, clippings, and ephemera.
Oregon Historical Society Research Library
1200 SW Park Avenue
Portland, OR
Telephone: 503-306-5240
Fax: 503-219-2040
Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.


Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The collection consists of genealogical and biographical information and memorabilia compiled by Milton Stephenson "Steve" Jones (born 1948). The materials relate to the Jones and Jenkins families and related families, who came to Oregon and Washington in the 19th century. Individuals who are highlighted in the collection include Alan W. Jones (1894-1969), Alan W. Jones, Jr. (born 1921), Jule Hallie-Jessie Jones vom Orde (born 1924), Milton S. Jones (1865-1953), Jessie Mary "Peg" Jones McCormick (1892-1968), Isaiah DeNoon Jones (1824-1884), Leventon J. Jones (1792-1850), Henry Clay Jenkins (1836-1883), Willis Jenkins (1801-1877 or 1805-1877), and William Jenkins (circa 1773-circa 1882).

Memorabilia in the collection consists of photographs; personal papers such as correspondence and financial records; newspaper clippings; ephemera; and two copies of the Professional Mixing Guide for Bartenders Union Local 496 of Portland, Oregon, both with inscriptions from Henry Clyde Jenkins (1877-1947). The bulk of the collection is organized in four binders. Materials that are not in these binders consist of nine photographs, one copy of the mixing guide, and a letter to Steve Jones.

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Preferred Citation

Jones and Jenkins families genealogy and memorabilia, Coll 1034, Oregon Historical Society Research Library.

Restrictions on Use

The Oregon Historical Society owns the materials in the Research Library and makes available reproductions for research, publication, and other uses. The Society does not necessarily hold copyright to all materials in the collections. In some cases, permission for use may require seeking additional authorization from copyright owners.

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Acquisition Information

Gifts of Steve Jones, June 2013 and January 2024 (Lib. Acc. 27953; RL2024-009).

Processing Note

This collection was minimally processed; materials organized in binders were kept in the binders, and loose items were placed in archival folders.

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Subject Terms

  • Families--Oregon
  • Families--Washington (State)

Family Names

  • Jenkins family
  • Jones family

Form or Genre Terms

  • genealogies (histories)
  • photographs