Jenkinson Family History and Genealogy. PDF eBook English 17.0 MB. George Jenkinson was born about 1826 in Ireland, and died March 4, 1904 in Arcadia Township, Lapeer County, Michigan. He was an Irish Orangeman and proud of it! He and his brother Thomas immigrated to Scotland when they were teenagers to work the granite mines. There he married Elizabeth Love about 1850 in or near Aberdeen, Scotland. They immigrated to Canada in 1852, and eventually made their way to the U.S.A. and settled in Michigan. Numerous pictures and historical family documents before 1900. 8 Generations since 1800 covering about 180 years.