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John Angress Wilkes, Jr

John Angress Wilkes, Jr

Male 1924 - 2017  (92 years)

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  • Name John Angress Wilkes  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Suffix Jr 
    Born 31 Oct 1924  Naylor, Lowndes, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 4, 8
    Gender Male 
    Residence 19 Dec 1942  Naylor, Lowndes, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Age: 18; Relation to Head of House: Self 
    Residence 1943  Bibb, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Military 29 Apr 1943  Atlanta, De Kalb, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Fort McPherson 
    • WW II Ordnance - George Patton

      U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946
      about John A Wilkes Jr
      Name: John A Wilkes Jr
      Birth Year: 1924
      Race: White, citizen (White)
      Nativity State or Country: Georgia
      State of Residence: Georgia
      County or City: Bibb

      Enlistment Date: 29 Apr 1943
      Enlistment State: Georgia
      Enlistment City: Fort McPherson Atlanta
      Branch: No branch assignment
      Branch Code: No branch assignment
      Grade: Private
      Grade Code: Private
      Term of Enlistment: Enlistment for the duration of the War or other emergency, plus six months, subject to the discretion of the President or otherwise according to law
      Component: Selectees (Enlisted Men)
      Source: Civil Life

      Education: 4 years of high school
      Civil Occupation: Semiskilled chauffeurs and drivers, bus, taxi, truck, and tractor
      Marital Status: Single, with dependents
      Height: 40
      Weight: 103
    Occupation 1955  [3
    Assistant Manager, McCrory's 
    Residence 1955  Savannah, Chatham, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence 1957  New Smyrna Beach, Volusia, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Residence 1958  New Smyrna Beach, Volusia, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Residence 1959  Palatka, Putnam, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Residence 1987  Naylor, Lowndes, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence 1988  Naylor, Lowndes, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence 1989  Naylor, Lowndes, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Died 28 Mar 2017  Langdale Place, Valdosta, Lowndes, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Obituary for John A. Wilkes Jr.

      John A. Wilkes, Jr. - 92
      Of Valdosta, GA passed away on Tuesday, March 28, 2017 in the Langdale Hospice House. He was born on October 31, 1924 in Naylor, GA to the late John & Ruth (Tyler) Wilkes. Mr. Wilkes served in the United States Army during WWII and was a member of Pleasant Way Baptist Church. Along with his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife, Mary Wilkes and a daughter, Catherine Geddings.
      Survivors include his
      Daughters & Sons-in-Law, Paulette & Jeffrey Eberhard of Mountain Rest, SC,
      Pamela & Charles Saul of Okeechobee, FL;
      Grandchildren, Donna Hedgepath, John Eberhard, Jason Geddings;
      Great Grandchildren, Virginia Chappell, Amanda Hedgepath, John Eberhard Jr., and Justin Eberhard.

      Memorial services will be held at 3:00 PM on Friday, March 31, 2017 at Pleasant Way Baptist Church in Valdosta with burial to follow in the church cemetery. No formal visitation will be held. Messages of sympathy may be expressed online at www.musicfuneralservices.com. The Wilkes family is being cared for by the compassionate and caring staff of Music Funeral Services in Lakeland, GA.

      http://www.musicfuneralservices.com/obituaries/John-Wilkes/#!/Obituary
    Buried 31 Mar 2017  Pleasant Way Baptist Church Cemetery, Lanier, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I9787  tng Genealogy

    Father John Angus Wilkes, Sr,   b. 17 Nov 1903, Benton, Columbia, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Sep 1962, Fort Lauderdale, Broward, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Ruth Tyler,   b. 26 Jun 1904, Lanier, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Oct 2000, Lakeland Villa Convalescent Center, Lakeland, Lanier, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 19 Jan 1924  Columbia, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 10, 11
    Family ID F624  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Elizabeth Williams,   b. 19 Sep 1928, Savannah, Chatham, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Nov 2011, Lakeland, Lanier, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 19 Oct 1945  Savannah, Chatham, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Living
     2. John Andy Wilkes,   b. 8 Jun 1950, Lakeland, Lanier, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jun 1950, Lakeland, Lanier, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)  [natural]
     3. Living
    +4. Catherine Estelle Wilkes,   b. 13 Apr 1960, Palatka, Putnam, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Dec 2013, Valdosta, Lowndes, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years)  [natural]
    Family ID F3641  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 31 Oct 1924 - Naylor, Lowndes, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Age: 18; Relation to Head of House: Self - 19 Dec 1942 - Naylor, Lowndes, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1943 - Bibb, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 19 Oct 1945 - Savannah, Chatham, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1955 - Savannah, Chatham, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1957 - New Smyrna Beach, Volusia, Florida, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1958 - New Smyrna Beach, Volusia, Florida, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1959 - Palatka, Putnam, Florida, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1987 - Naylor, Lowndes, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1988 - Naylor, Lowndes, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1989 - Naylor, Lowndes, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S302] U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946, National Archives and Records Administration, (Name: Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005;).
      Online publication - National Archives and Records Administration. U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005.Original data - Electronic Army Serial Number Merged File, 1938-1946 [Archival Database]; World War II Army Enlistment Records; Records of the National Archives and Records Administration, Record Group 64; National Archives at College Park, College Park, MD.

    2. [S396] U.S. Public Records Index, Volume 1, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2010;), Database online.
      Record for John A Wilkes

    3. [S472] U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989 (Beta), Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2011;).
      Record for John A Wilkes
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    4. [S396] U.S. Public Records Index, Volume 1, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2010;), Database online.
      Record for John A Wilkes Jr

    5. [S472] U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989 (Beta), Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2011;).
      Record for John A Wilkes Jr
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    6. [S472] U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989 (Beta), Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2011;).
      Record for John A Wilkes Jr
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    7. [S472] U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989 (Beta), Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2011;).
      Record for John A Wilkes Jr
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    8. [S462] U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1898-1929, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2011;).
      The National Archives Southeast Region; Atlanta, GA; Records of the Selective Service System, 1926-1975; Record Group: RG 147; Class: RG147, North Carolina World War II Draft Registration Cards
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=YMDraftCardsWWII&h=4172284&indiv=try
      [ View military document]

    9. [S175] Marriage Records.
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    10. [S175] Marriage Records.
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      John Wilkes, "Florida, Marriages, 1830-1993"
      Name: John Wilkes
      Titles and Terms:
      Event Type: Marriage
      Event Date: 19 Jan 1924
      Event Place: Columbia, Florida, United States
      Age: 22
      Birth Year (Estimated): 1902
      Father's Name:
      Father's Titles and Terms:
      Mother's Name:
      Mother's Titles and Terms:
      Spouse's Name: Ruth Tyler
      Spouse's Titles and Terms:
      Spouse's Age: 21
      Spouse's Birth Year (Estimated): 1903
      Spouse's Father's Name:
      Spouse's Father's Titles and Terms:
      Spouse's Mother's Name:
      Spouse's Mother's Titles and Terms:
      Reference ID:
      GS Film number: 1954100
      Digital Folder Number: 004539425
      Image Number: 00911

      Citing this Record

      "Florida, Marriages, 1830-1993," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/V65B-T8W : accessed 28 Nov 2013), John Wilkes and Ruth Tyler, 1924.

    11. [S94] Columbia County Florida Marriage Book.
      John Wilkes and Ruth Tyler