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James Overstreet Wilkes

Male 1830 - 1908  (77 years)


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  • Name James Overstreet Wilkes  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Born 28 Dec 1830  Robeson, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1860  Tennessee Valley, Macon, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Military 29 Apr 1862  Macon, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Race White  [4, 5
    Occupation 1870  [4
    Brick Mason 
    Residence 1870  Franklin, Macon, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Age: 32 
    Residence 1880  Franklin, Macon, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Age: 49; Marital status: Married; Relation to Head of House: Self 
    Occupation 7 Jun 1880  [5
    Farmer 
    Residence Macon, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence Macon, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Died 3 Nov 1908  Franklin, Macon, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    Buried Wilkes Cemetery, Burningtown, Macon, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 8
    Person ID I3754  tng Genealogy

    Father Francis Franklin "Frank" Wilkes,   b. 4 Jun 1797, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Apr 1880, Laurel Hill, Richmond, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Jinit Overstreet,   b. 1797,   d. 1849, Emanuel, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F4425  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Abbie Lavada Evans,   b. 1836, Haywood, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Dec 1919, Franklin, Macon, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Children 
    +1. John E Wilkes,   b. Jul 1861, Macon, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Oct 1918, Franklin, Macon, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 57 years)  [natural]
    +2. James Francis Wilkes,   b. 14 Dec 1862, Macon, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 May 1951, Macon, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)  [natural]
    +3. Rachel Jane Wilkes,   b. 11 Jan 1866, Macon, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Apr 1947, Franklin, Macon, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)  [natural]
     4. Samuel A Wilkes,   b. 5 Feb 1868, Macon, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Nov 1871, Franklin, Macon, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 3 years)  [natural]
    +5. William Conrad Wilkes,   b. 14 Jun 1870, Macon, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Feb 1963, Franklin, Macon, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)  [natural]
    +6. Lavada Elizabeth Wilkes,   b. 28 Jan 1873, Macon, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Feb 1904, Macon, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years)  [natural]
     7. S M Wilkes,   b. 27 May 1875, Macon, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1893 and 1894, Franklin, Macon, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 17 years)  [natural]
    +8. Margaret Lucinda Wilkes,   b. 1 May 1878, Macon, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Nov 1939, Franklin, Macon, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)  [natural]
    +9. Malcomb H Wilkes,   b. Nov 1881, Macon, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 May 1913, Macon, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 31 years)  [natural]
    Family ID F1581  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 28 Dec 1830 - Robeson, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary - 29 Apr 1862 - Macon, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Age: 32 - 1870 - Franklin, Macon, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Age: 49; Marital status: Married; Relation to Head of House: Self - 1880 - Franklin, Macon, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Macon, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Macon, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 3 Nov 1908 - Franklin, Macon, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 

  • Notes 
    • James O. Wilkes Co. K 1 N.C. Cav. C.S.A.; footstone: James Wilkes
      Born Dec. 28, 1830 Nov. 3, 1908 [inscription faded]

      Name: James O Wilkes
      Residence: Macon County, North Carolina
      Enlistment Date: 29 Apr 1862
      Rank at enlistment: Private
      Enlistment Place: Macon County, NC
      State Served: North Carolina
      Service Record: Enlisted in Company K, North Carolina 1st Cavalry Regiment on 29 Apr 1862.
      Sources: North Carolina Troops 1861-65, A Roster

  • Sources 
    1. [S183] Military Records of Individual Civil War Soldiers, Historical Data Systems, comp., (Name: Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 1999;).
      Online publication - Historical Data Systems, comp.. American Civil War Soldiers [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 1999.Original data - Data compiled by Historical Data Systems of Kingston, MA Copyright 1997-2000 Historical Data Systems, Inc. PO Box 35 Duxbury.

    2. [S285] U.S. Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles, Historical Data Systems, comp., (Name: Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2009;).
      Online publication - Historical Data Systems, comp.. U.S. Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2009.Original data - Data compiled by Historical Data Systems of Kingston, MA from the following list of works.Copyright 1997-2009Historical Data Systems, Inc. PO Box 35Duxbury, MA 02331.

    3. [S354] 1860 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2004;).
      Year: 1860; Census Place: Tennessee Valley, Macon, North Carolina; Roll: M653_904; Page: 261; Image: 522.
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1860usfedcenancestry&h=41371259&indiv=try
      [ View Federal Census Document]

    4. [S352] 1870 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2003;).
      Year: 1870; Census Place: Franklin, Macon, North Carolina; Roll: M593_1146; Page: 303B; Image: 614; Family History Library Film: 552645
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1870usfedcen&h=35185090&indiv=try
      [ View Federal Census Document]

    5. [S353] 1880 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2005;).
      Year: 1880; Census Place: Franklin, Macon, North Carolina; Roll: 971; Family History Film: 1254971; Page: 467C; Enumeration District: 113; Image: 0009
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1880usfedcen&h=13305303&indiv=try
      [ View Federal Census Document]

    6. [S153] Internet, http://files.usgwarchives.net/nc/macon/cemeteries/wilkes01.txt
      http://files.usgwarchives.net/nc/macon/cemeteries/wilkes01.txt.

    7. [S366] Certificate of Death.
      [ View death certificate]

    8. [S122] FindaGrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/136627429
      http://findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=136627429.