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James Wilkes

Male 1857 - 1909  (51 years)


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  • Name James Wilkes  [1, 2, 3
    Born 12 Mar 1857  Laurens, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Race White  [3
    Residence 1860  Not Stated, Laurens, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Residence 1870  Militia District 86, Laurens, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence 1900  Oconee, Laurens, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1900  Oconee, Laurens, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Age: 43; Marital Status: Married; Relation to Head of House: Head 
    Died 1 Feb 1909  Laurens, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Buried Mount Zion Methodist Church Cemetery, Rockledge, Laurens, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I12609  tng Genealogy

    Father Elisha M Wilkes,   b. 16 Apr 1830, Emanuel, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Mar 1894, Laurens, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Elizabeth S Gay,   b. 10 Mar 1830, Laurens, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jan 1899, Laurens, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 1847  Rockledge, Laurens, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F4596  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Elizabeth Thigpen,   b. 27 May 1856, Laurens, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Mar 1932, Laurens, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 12 Jun 1876  Laurens, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5
    Children 
     1. Robert Wilkes,   b. Dec 1876, Laurens, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     2. Ben Wilkes,   b. Sep 1880, Laurens, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     3. John Braxton Wilkes,   b. 6 Aug 1884, Laurens, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jul 1972, Laurens, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)  [natural]
     4. Lola Wilkes,   b. Dec 1887, Laurens, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     5. James H Wilkes,   b. Mar 1891, Laurens, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     6. Mary Wilkes,   b. Apr 1894, Laurens, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     7. George Wilkes,   b. Jan 1897, Laurens, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     8. Willie Wilkes,   b. Jan 1899, Laurens, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Family ID F4456  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 12 Mar 1857 - Laurens, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 12 Jun 1876 - Laurens, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1 Feb 1909 - Laurens, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • James Wilkes was 51 yrs. 11 Months 18 days of age at death.

  • Sources 
    1. [S354] 1860 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2004;).
      1860 United States Federal Census Eighth Census of the United States, 1860. Washington, D.C.: NARA, 1860.M653, 1,438 rolls. Not Stated, Laurens, Georgia, post office Dublin, roll M653_129, page 581, image 86.
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1860usfedcenancestry&h=11351644&indiv=try
      [ View Federal Census Document]

    2. [S352] 1870 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2003;).
      1870 U.S. Federal Census. Militia District 86, Laurens, Georgia, post office Dublin, roll 161, page 394, image 173.
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1870usfedcen&h=14301609&indiv=try
      [ View Federal Census Document]

    3. [S340] 1900 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2004;).
      Year: 1900; Census Place: Oconee, Laurens, Georgia; Roll: 208; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 0062; FHL microfilm: 1240208
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1900usfedcen&h=9146131&indiv=try
      [ View Federal Census Document]

    4. [S172] Laurens County Georgia Cemeteries Volume II, June Selph Adams, Vernon Alligood, Scott B Thompson, Sr, (Name: 2nd Printing May 2000;), Page 624.

    5. [S153] Internet, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FWDJ-C3K
      https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FWDJ-C3K.
      Elizie Thigpen, "Georgia, Marriages, 1808-1967"
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      groom's name: James Wilks
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      bride's name: Elizie Thigpen
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      marriage date: 12 Jun 1876
      marriage place: , Laurens, Georgia
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      indexing project (batch) number: M71317-3
      system origin: Georgia-ODM
      source film number: 0410105 V. I-J
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      "Georgia, Marriages, 1808-1967," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FWDJ-C3K : accessed 02 Dec 2012), James Wilks and Elizie Thigpen, 12 Jun 1876.