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Dawson Jordan Wilkes

Male 1916 - 2003  (86 years)


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  • Name Dawson Jordan Wilkes  [1, 2, 3
    Born 5 Aug 1916  Darlington, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1920  Philadelphia, Darlington, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence 1930  Philadelphia, Darlington, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    SSN issued 1952  South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Social Security Number 250-18-7044  [1
    Died 12 Feb 2003  Darlington, Darlington, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • DARLINGTON - Funeral services for Dawson Jordan Wilkes, 86, were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2003, at First Baptist Church with interment following in Lamar Cemetery, directed by Belk Funeral Home.

      Mr. Wilkes died Wednesday, Feb. 12, at his home. He was born in Darlington County, son of the late Tilmon Earl and Mamie Jordan Wilkes. He was married to the late Ila Mae Brown Wilkes, his wife of 63 years. He served his country with the United States Army, the Navy and the Army Reserve. Mr. Wilkes retired after 36 years as an engineer with the S.C. Department of Transportation. He was a member of the VFW, the Vance Hardin Sunday School Class and member of First Baptist Church.

      Surviving are his son, the Rev. Larry W. (Christine) Wilkes of Edna, Kan.; five grandchildren, three great-grandchildren; two brothers, Dillon Wilkes of Timmonsville, and Exley Wilkes of Lamar; also his sister, Mrs. Ted Zelda Witherspoon of Lamar.
    Buried Lamar Cemetery, Lamar, Darlington, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Person ID I24611  tng Genealogy

    Father Tilman Earl Wilkes,   b. 7 May 1881, Darlington, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jun 1962, Lamar, Darlington, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Mamie Elizabeth Jordan,   b. 22 Jan 1882, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Feb 1971, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 26 Dec 1901  [6
    Family ID F8181  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ila Mae Brown,   b. 14 Sep 1920, Darlington, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Apr 2002, Darlington, Darlington, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Children 
     1. Living
    Family ID F9185  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1920 - Philadelphia, Darlington, South Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1930 - Philadelphia, Darlington, South Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsSSN issued - 1952 - South Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 12 Feb 2003 - Darlington, Darlington, South Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Headstones
    Dawson and Ila Brown Wilkes gravestone
    Dawson and Ila Brown Wilkes gravestone

  • Sources 
    1. [S344] Social Security Death Index, Ancestry.com, (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2009;), Database online. Number: 250-18-7044; Issue State: South Carolina; Issue Date: 1952.
      Record for Dawson J. Wilkes
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=ssdi&h=69994303&indiv=try

    2. [S347] 1920 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2005;).
      Year: 1920; Census Place: Philadelphia, Darlington, South Carolina; Roll: T625_1692; Page: 2B; Enumeration District: 11; Image: 134.
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1920usfedcen&h=43022048&indiv=try
      [ View Federal Census Document]

    3. [S337] 1930 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2002;).
      Year: 1930; Census Place: Philadelphia, Darlington, South Carolina; Roll: 2195; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 26; Image: 2.0.
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1930usfedcen&h=95958914&indiv=try
      [ View Federal Census Document]

    4. [S122] FindaGrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/91647907
      http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=91647907.

    5. [S142] Gravestone.
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    6. [S254] Some Descendants of Francis Wilkes, Curtis L Wilkes, (Name: 2001 2nd Edition;).