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Sarah Elizabeth Thigpen

Female 1856 - 1932  (75 years)


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  • Name Sarah Elizabeth Thigpen  [1
    Born 27 May 1856  Laurens, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Female 
    Race White  [2
    Name Elizabeth Wilkes  [2
    Residence 1900  Oconee, Laurens, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Age: 38; Marital Status: Married; Relation to Head of House: Wife 
    Died 3 Mar 1932  Laurens, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Mount Zion Methodist Church Cemetery, Rockledge, Laurens, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4
    Person ID I13115  tng Genealogy

    Father Richard J Thigpen, Sr,   b. 16 Jun 1815, Laurens, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Apr 1897, Laurens, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Mary Hearn,   b. 1816,   d. 5 Jun 1888, Laurens, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F4691  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family James Wilkes,   b. 12 Mar 1857, Laurens, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Feb 1909, Laurens, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years) 
    Married 12 Jun 1876  Laurens, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 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 - 27 May 1856 - 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 - 3 Mar 1932 - Laurens, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Headstones
    Elizabeth Thigpen Wilkes gravestone
    Elizabeth Thigpen Wilkes gravestone

  • Sources 
    1. [S172] Laurens County Georgia Cemeteries Volume II, June Selph Adams, Vernon Alligood, Scott B Thompson, Sr, (Name: 2nd Printing May 2000;), Page 623.

    2. [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]

    3. [S122] FindaGrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/98453386
      http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=98453386.

    4. [S142] Gravestone.
      [ View gravestone photograph]

    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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      Citing this Record

      "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.