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James Washington Wilks

Male 1855 - 1920  (64 years)


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  • Name James Washington Wilks   [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Born 13 May 1855  Chipley, Washington, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Race White  [1
    Name James Anguish Wilks  [7
    Residence 30 Jun 1860  Vernon, Washington, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Age: 5 
    Residence 8 Aug 1870  Vernon, Washington, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Age: 14 
    Residence 18 Jun 1900  St Stephens, Washington, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Age: 45; Marital Status: Married; Relation to Head of House: Head 
    Residence 15 Apr 1910  Reeds, Washington, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Age: 53; Marital Status: Married; Relation to Head of House: Head 
    Residence 19 Feb 1920  Reeds, Washington, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Age: 64; Marital Status: Married; Relation to Head of House: Head 
    Died 6 Mar 1920  Washington, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 8
    Buried 8 Mar 1920  Seaboard Chapel Cemetery, Washington, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 9, 10
    Person ID I14213  tng Genealogy

    Father James Wilkes,   b. 1807, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 8 Aug 1870 and 1 Jul 1880, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Sarah Martin,   b. 1813, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F6251  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Ann Eliza Tharp,   b. 1855, Washington, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. James Angus Wilkes,   b. 7 Dec 1877, Chipley, Washington, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Oct 1945, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)  [natural]
    Family ID F5135  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Sarah Virginia Daugherty,   b. 9 Apr 1861, Tibbie, Washington, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jan 1946, Mobile, Mobile, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Children 
    +1. James Willis Wilkes,   b. 6 Jan 1881, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jan 1929, Tibbie, Washington, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years)  [natural]
    +2. Emma Lee Wilkes,   b. Feb 1882, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Feb 1971, Mobile, Mobile, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 89 years)  [natural]
    +3. Dallas C Wilkes,   b. Mar 1885, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jun 1954, Mobile, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years)  [natural]
    +4. Virgie Wilkes,   b. 5 Sep 1887, Mississippi, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Nov 1969, Mobile, Mobile, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)  [natural]
    +5. Archie Devall Wilkes,   b. 7 Apr 1890, Seaboard, Washington, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 May 1965, Atmore, Escambia, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)  [natural]
     6. Dennis Gordon Wilkes,   b. 30 Jun 1892, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Sep 1916, Tibbie, Washington, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 24 years)  [natural]
     7. Leslie Martin Wilkes,   b. 28 Dec 1897, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Mar 1920, Tibbie, Washington, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 22 years)  [natural]
     8. Bonnie Leila Wilks,   b. 1901, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     9. Lelia Mae Wilks,   b. 13 Jun 1900, Washington, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Feb 1913, Washington, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 12 years)  [natural]
    Family ID F5136  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map Click to hide
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 13 May 1855 - Chipley, Washington, Florida, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Age: 5 - 30 Jun 1860 - Vernon, Washington, Florida, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Age: 14 - 8 Aug 1870 - Vernon, Washington, Florida, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Age: 45; Marital Status: Married; Relation to Head of House: Head - 18 Jun 1900 - St Stephens, Washington, Alabama, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Age: 53; Marital Status: Married; Relation to Head of House: Head - 15 Apr 1910 - Reeds, Washington, Alabama, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Age: 64; Marital Status: Married; Relation to Head of House: Head - 19 Feb 1920 - Reeds, Washington, Alabama, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 6 Mar 1920 - Washington, Alabama, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Headstones
    James W Wilks gravestone
    James W Wilks gravestone

  • Notes 
    • His name on the Alabama Death and Burials Index is James Washington Wilks. However, one of his sons, James Willis Wilks, is listed as James Willis Wilks, Jr on the the Alabama Death and Burials Index. James Willis Wilks' maternal grandfather had Willis as his given name. Sarah V Wilks' Alabama Death and burials Index lists her husband as James Anguish Wilks.

  • Sources 
    1. [S356] 1910 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2006;).
      1910 U.S. Federal Census. Reeds, Washington, Alabama, ED , roll T624_36, part , page 3A.
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1910USCenIndex&h=271850&indiv=try
      [ View Federal Census Document]

    2. [S386] Alabama Deaths, 1908-59, Ancestry.com, (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2000;).
      Death County: Washington; Volume: 19; Roll: 2; Page #: 9149
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=aldeath&h=320935&indiv=try
      NAME: James Washington Wilks
      BIRTH DATE: abt 1856
      BIRTH PLACE: Florida
      DEATH DATE: 6 Feb 1920
      DEATH PLACE: Seaboard, Washington, Alabama
      BURIAL DATE: 8 Mar 1920
      CEMETERY NAME: Seaboard Chapel
      DEATH AGE: 64
      OCCUPATION: Farmer
      RACE: White
      MARITAL STATUS: Married
      GENDER: Male
      FATHER NAME: Jim Wilks
      SPOUSE NAME: Sarah Wilks
      FHL FILM NUMBER: 1908220
      VOLUME: 19
      ROLL: 2
      PAGE #: 9149

    3. [S354] 1860 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2004;).
      Year: 1860; Census Place: Washington, Florida; Roll: M653_109; Page: 1025; Image: 497; Family History Library Film: 803109
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1860usfedcenancestry&h=10697727&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: Vernon, Washington, Florida; Roll M593_133; Page: 848; Image: 832.
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1870usfedcen&h=2557583&indiv=try
      [ View Federal Census Document]

    5. [S340] 1900 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2004;).
      Year: 1900; Census Place: St Stephens, Washington, Alabama; Roll T623_43; Page: 13A; Enumeration District: 117.
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1900usfedcen&h=35070027&indiv=try
      [ View Federal Census Document]

    6. [S347] 1920 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2005;).
      Year: 1920; Census Place: Reeds, Washington, Alabama; Roll T625_42; Page: 15A; Enumeration District: 162; Image: 485.
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1920usfedcen&h=1618730&indiv=try
      [ View Federal Census Document]

    7. [S469] Alabama, Deaths and Burials Index, 1881-1974, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2011;).
      Record for Sarah Virginia Daugherty Wilks
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=FSAlabamaDeath&h=1032001&indiv=try
      NAME: Sarah Virginia Daugherty Wilks
      BIRTH DATE: abt 1861
      DEATH DATE: 9 Jan 1946
      DEATH PLACE: Mobile, Mobile, Alabama
      DEATH AGE: 85
      MARITAL STATUS: Married
      GENDER: Female
      FATHER NAME: Willis Daugherty
      MOTHER NAME: Emiline Daugherty
      SPOUSE NAME: James Anguish Wilks
      FHL FILM NUMBER: 1908803
      VOLUME: 3
      CERTIFICATE: 1430
      ROLL: 4

    8. [S337] 1930 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2002;).
      Year: 1930; Census Place: Reeds, Washington, Alabama; Roll: 53; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 8; Image: 669.0.
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1930usfedcen&h=118172270&indiv=try
      [ View Federal Census Document]

    9. [S122] FindaGrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/35976722
      http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=35976722.

    10. [S142] Gravestone.
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