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John A Wilkes

Male 1840 - 1904  (64 years)


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  • Name John A Wilkes  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Born 20 Aug 1840  Gum Swamp, Robeson, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
    Gender Male 
    Race White  [8
    Residence 22 Aug 1850  Upper Division, Robeson, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Residence 1860  Robeson, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    North Division 
    Military 20 Jul 1861  Fayetteville, Cumberland, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Age: 23 
    • American Civil War Soldiers
      about John A Wilks
      Name: John A Wilks ,
      Enlistment Date: 20 July 1861
      Side Served: Confederacy
      State Served: North Carolina
      Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on 20 July 1861 at the age of 23
      Enlisted in Company D, 2nd Cavalry Regiment North Carolina on 30 August 1861.
      On rolls present on 30 September 1864 (As ambulance driver)

      Source Citation: Side served: Confederacy; State served: North Carolina; Enlistment date: 20 July 1861
    Residence 1870  Smiths, Robeson, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Occupation 1 Jun 1880  [7
    Farmer 
    Residence 1 Jun 1880  Lumber Bridge, Robeson, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Occupation 8 Jun 1900  [8
    Cooper 
    Residence 8 Jun 1900  Lumber Bridge, Robeson, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Age: 50; Marital Status: Widowed; Relation to Head of House: Head 
    Died 16 Sep 1904  Parkton, Robeson, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Person ID I14457  tng Genealogy

    Father Marcus Branch Wilkes,   b. 27 Jan 1815, Maxton, Robeson, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between Jun 1900 and 16 Sep 1904, Red Springs, Robeson, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Annie McKinnis,   b. 1825, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F5241  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah M Gilchrist,   b. 1852, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef Jun 1900, Robeson, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 48 years) 
    Married 25 Sep 1867  Robeson, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 11
    • GROOM: John A Wilks
      BRIDE: Sarah M Gilchrist
      Bond Date: 25 Sep 1867
      Bond #: 000118447
      Level Info: North Carolina Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868
      ImageNum: 002935
      County: Robeson
      Record #: 01 165
      Witness: Jno A Rowland
    Children 
    +1. Amanda Wilkes,   b. Mar 1880, Robeson, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1912 and 1915, Robeson, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 31 years)  [natural]
    +2. Sallie A Wilkes,   b. Feb 1875, Robeson, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 May 1932, Antioch, Hoke, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 57 years)  [natural]
    +3. David G Wilkes,   b. 1878, Robeson, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. UNKNOWN  [natural]
     4. Mary Bella Wilkes,   b. Jan 1885, Robeson, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. UNKNOWN  [natural]
     5. John Wilkes,   b. Sep 1885, Robeson, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. UNKNOWN  [natural]
    Family ID F5244  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map Click to display
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 20 Aug 1840 - Gum Swamp, Robeson, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - North Division - 1860 - Robeson, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary - Age: 23 - 20 Jul 1861 - Fayetteville, Cumberland, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 Sep 1867 - Robeson, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1870 - Smiths, Robeson, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1 Jun 1880 - Lumber Bridge, Robeson, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Age: 50; Marital Status: Widowed; Relation to Head of House: Head - 8 Jun 1900 - Lumber Bridge, Robeson, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 16 Sep 1904 - Parkton, Robeson, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Albums
    John A Wilkes Civil War Service Records
    John A Wilkes Civil War Service Records (24)
    Enlisted 20 Jul 1861 at Fayetteville, NC, age 23

  • Sources 
    1. [S352] 1870 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2003;).
      1870 U.S. Federal Census. Smiths, Robeson, North Carolina, post office Lumberton, roll 1157, page 128, image 256.
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1870usfedcen&h=34466085&indiv=try
      [ View Federal Census Document]

    2. [S246] Rootsweb.
      Robeson County North Carolina Marriages

    3. [S393] North Carolina Marriage Collection, 1741-2004, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2007;).
      North Carolina Marriage Collection.

    4. [S439] U.S., Confederate Soldiers Compiled Service Records, 1861-1865, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2011;), National Archives and Records Administration (NARA); Carded Records Showing Military Service of Soldiers Who Fought in Confederate Organizations, compiled 1903 - 1927, documenting the period 1861 - 1865; Catalog ID: 586957; Record Group #: 109; Roll #: 18.
      Record for John A Wilkes
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=confederatesoldiersindexescsrs&h=55356319&indiv=try

    5. [S360] 1850 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2005;).
      Year: 1850; Census Place: Upper Division, Robeson, North Carolina; Roll M432_642; Page: 329; Image: 155.
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1850usfedcenancestry&h=12957936&indiv=try
      [ View Federal Census Document]

    6. [S354] 1860 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2004;).
      Year: 1860; Census Place: North Division, Robeson, North Carolina; Roll: M653_911; Page: 449; Image: 237; Family History Library Film: 803911.
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1860usfedcenancestry&h=41452419&indiv=try
      [ View Federal Census Document]

    7. [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: Lumber Bridge, Robeson, North Carolina; Roll T9_979; Family History Film: 1254979; Page: 507.1000; Enumeration District: 180; Image: 0493.
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1880usfedcen&h=43223681&indiv=try
      [ View Federal Census Document]

    8. [S340] 1900 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2004;).
      Year: 1900; Census Place: Lumber Bridge, Robeson, North Carolina; Roll: 1214; Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 0106; FHL microfilm: 1241214
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1900usfedcen&h=50413214&indiv=try
      [ View Federal Census Document]

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

    10. [S209] Obituary.
      [ View obituary]

    11. [S393] North Carolina Marriage Collection, 1741-2004, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2007;).
      North Carolina Marriage Collection.
      GROOM: Angus J Wilkes
      BRIDE: Mary Lucinda Wilkes
      Bond Date: 25 Jan 1861
      Bond #: 000118434
      Marriage Date: 14 Feb 1861
      Level Info: North Carolina Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868
      ImageNum: 008635
      County: Robeson
      Record #: 01 165
      Witness: W H Hartman, Cl
      Performed By: Hector McLean, Minister of the Gospel

      Source Information:
      Ancestry.com. North Carolina Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2000. Original data: State of North Carolina. An Index to Marriage Bonds Filed in the North Carolina State Archives. Raleigh, NC, USA: North Carolina Division of Archives and History, 1977.