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Henry Heywood Wilkes

Henry Heywood Wilkes

Male 1905 - 1992  (87 years)

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  • Name Henry Heywood Wilkes  [1, 2, 3
    Born 14 Feb 1905  Donalsonville, Seminole, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Also Known As Red 
    Residence 1910  Militia District 1046, Decatur, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence 1920  Donalsonville, Decatur, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Died 20 May 1992  Richmond Heights, St Louis, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Son of the late Oscar Harrison Wilkes and Julia Alice Shine Wilkes, he was a member of First Christian Church of Daytona Beach, FL. He also belong to the Daytona Beach Yacht Club, Elks Lodge #1141 where he was a life member, the Halifax Club and the Halifax Area Kiwanis Club. He was a retired salesman and manager with McFarland Furniture Company after 37 years with the firm.

      He married Marie Floyd on August 9, 1930, in West Point, Clay County, MS. She preceded him in death on September 23, 1978. He married Cecilla Madiline Zieglar Meyer on Janaury 7, 1979, in Daytona Beach.

      He was survived by his wife, Cecilla; a brother, William Wilkes; three children (all adopted), Shelburn Elliott Manning Wilkes, Daniel Lee Manning Wilkes and Rita Gail Manning Wilkes Freeman, five granchildren, Susan Gail Wilkes Feindt, Thomas Lee Wilkes, Gwen Marie Freeman Fabulich, Cindy Gail Freeman and Meghan Jane Wilkes; and an extended family of relatives and friends.

      He was preceded in death by an adopted son, Jon Francis Wilkes, who died in 1950. His funeral was held May 26, 1992, at First Christian Church of Daytona Beach, FL, with The Rev. E. Joseph Hood officiating along with an Elks Memorial Service.

      Cause of death: ruptured abdominal aorta aneurysm.
    Buried Daytona Memorial Park, Daytona Beach, Volusia, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Person ID I21271  tng Genealogy

    Father Oscar Harrison Wilkes,   b. 1871, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Nov 1952, Colquitt, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Julia Alice Shine,   b. Dec 1877, Houston, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Apr 1924, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 46 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F7284  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Marie Floyd,   b. 7 Feb 1900, Pulaski, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Sep 1978, Daytona Beach, Volusia, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 9 Aug 1930  West Point, Clay, Mississippi, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F9807  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 14 Feb 1905 - Donalsonville, Seminole, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Henry Heywood Wilkes photo
    Henry Heywood Wilkes photo

    Headstones
    Henry Heywood and Marie Wilkes gravestone
    Henry Heywood and Marie Wilkes gravestone

  • Sources 
    1. [S349] Florida Death Index, 1877-1998, Ancestry.com, (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2004;), Database online.
      Record for Henry Heywood Wilkes
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=floridadeath&h=3855010&indiv=try

    2. [S356] 1910 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2006;).
      Year: 1910; Census Place: Militia District 1046, Decatur, Georgia; Roll T624_183; Page: 5B; Enumeration District: 56; Image: 820.
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1910USCenIndex&h=3344803&indiv=try
      [ View Federal Census Document]

    3. [S347] 1920 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2005;).
      Year: 1920; Census Place: Donalsonville, Decatur, Georgia; Roll T625_248; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 41; Image: 308.
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1920usfedcen&h=7795894&indiv=try
      [ View Federal Census Document]

    4. [S122] FindaGrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/27615885
      http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=27615885.

    5. [S142] Gravestone.
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