I'm not related and did not contribute to the original discussion. I hope you subscribe to ancestry.com, heritagequest online, or similar research service? Your mother witnessed her father's death certificate. William Jesse Jenkins (1 Jun 1880 - 26 Feb 1950) was born in Missouri and died in Jefferson, Marion County, TX. His parents were Andy Warren Jenkins/Belle McCarty of Missouri. His birthdate is suspect based on 1900 Marion County-Jefferson Ward 2-District 91-Image 13 (April 1881) and WWI Draft Registration (22 Jan 1879). He was divorced at demise. His paternal grandparents were Amos Jenkins and Esther LNU of Virginia.