Article about the life and work of the Rev. James Jenkins, a South Carolina native who served as a Methodist minister in the early antebellum era. He served fifteen years as a circuit rider, twenty-five as a local pastor, and fifteen as a retired minister, dying in 1847 at age 83.
Turnipseed, Barnwell Rhett, "James Jenkins: A Pioneer Knight of the Saddle Bags" (1924). Methodist Historical Society Addresses. 27.