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John Wesley Wilkes

Male 1841 - 1928  (86 years)


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  • Name John Wesley Wilkes  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Born 4 Mar 1841  Chester, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Race White  [2
    Residence 1850  Chester, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence 1860  Chester, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Residence 1870  Baton Rouge, Chester, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Residence 1900  Baton Rouge, Chester, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Died 1 Jan 1928  Chester, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Age: 86
    Buried Calvary Baptist Church Cemetery, Chester, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8
    Person ID I13712  tng Genealogy

    Father Doctor John Wesley Wilkes,   b. 14 Apr 1809, Baton Rouge, Chester, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Mar 1868, Chester, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Cynthia Colvin Cornwell,   b. 28 Aug 1810, Baton Rouge, Chester, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jan 1870, Chester, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 10 Sep 1833  Chester, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F5983  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Martha Keziah Wilkes,   b. 3 Apr 1840, Baton Rouge, Chester, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Mar 1874, Baton Rouge, Chester, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years) 
    Married 17 Feb 1859  Chester, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. Alice Cornelia Wilkes,   b. 19 Dec 1859, Baton Rouge, Chester, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Aug 1882  (Age 22 years)  [natural]
     2. Rhoda Lucinda Wilkes,   b. 9 Jun 1861, Baton Rouge, Chester, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jun 1862  (Age 1 years)  [natural]
     3. Cynthia Stuart Wilkes,   b. 11 Mar 1863, Baton Rouge, Chester, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Oct 1897  (Age 34 years)  [natural]
     4. Viola Eugenia Wilkes,   b. 24 Nov 1869, Baton Rouge, Chester, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Aug 1877, Baton Rouge, Chester, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 7 years)  [natural]
    Family ID F4933  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Eliza Walker Harden,   b. 15 Sep 1852, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Feb 1918  (Age 65 years) 
    Married 19 Nov 1876  [9
    Children 
     1. Eva Frances Wilkes,   b. Jul 1878, Chester, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     2. Elizabeth Blanche Wilkes,   b. Oct 1880, Chester, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     3. Nelle Harden Wilkes,   b. May 1882, Chester, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    +4. Robert Walker Wilkes,   b. 28 Oct 1883, Baton Rouge, Chester, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Feb 1960, Chester, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)  [natural]
     5. Benjamin Franklin Wilkes,   b. May 1896, Chester, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Family ID F8084  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1870 - Baton Rouge, Chester, South Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1900 - Baton Rouge, Chester, South Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 

  • Headstones
    John Wesley Wilkes gravestone
    John Wesley Wilkes gravestone

  • Notes 
    • American Civil War Soldiers
      about John Wilkes
      Name: John Wilkes ,
      Side Served: Confederacy
      State Served: South Carolina
      Service Record: Enlisted as a 1st Lieutenant.
      Commission in Company E, 6th Infantry Regiment South Carolina.

      Sources: 425

      Source Information:
      Historical Data Systems, comp.. American Civil War Soldiers 1999. Original data: Data compiled by Historical Data Systems of Kingston, MA form the following list of works.
      Copyright 1997-2000
      Historical Data Systems, Inc.
      PO Box 35
      Duxbury.

  • 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. Chester, South Carolina, post office Baton Rouge, roll M653_1217, page 23, image 47.
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1860usfedcenancestry&h=18687573&indiv=try
      [ View Federal Census Document]

    2. [S348] South Carolina Death Records, 1821-1955, Ancestry.com, (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2008;).
      Certificate Number: 000493; Volume Number: 1
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=scdeath&h=515060&indiv=try
      [ View death certificate]

    3. [S261] South Carolina Marriages, 1641-1965, Hunting For Bears, comp., (Name: Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005;).
      Online publication - Hunting For Bears, comp.. South Carolina Marriages, 1641-1965 2005.Original data - South Carolina marriage information taken from various sources. Many of these records were extracted from copies of the original records in microfilm, microfiche, or book format, located at the Family History Library.

    4. [S360] 1850 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2005;).
      Year: 1850; Census Place: Chester, South Carolina; Roll M432_851; Page: 57; Image: 116.
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1850usfedcenancestry&h=5722704&indiv=try
      [ View Federal Census Document]

    5. [S352] 1870 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2003;).
      Year: 1870; Census Place: Baton Rouge, Chester, South Carolina; Roll M593_1490; Page: 36B; Image: 76; Family History Library Film: 552989.
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1870usfedcen&h=11761836&indiv=try
      [ View Federal Census Document]

    6. [S340] 1900 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2004;).
      Year: 1900; Census Place: Baton Rouge, Chester, South Carolina; Roll: T623_1522; Page: 6B; Enumeration District: 1.
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1900usfedcen&h=53900156&indiv=try
      [ View Federal Census Document]

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

    8. [S122] FindaGrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/39029001
      http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=39029001.

    9. [S318] Wilkes Family History and Genealogy: Thomas Wilkes (ca. 1735-1809) and His Descendants, Ivan Ernest Bass, (Name: 1965;), Page 327.