When Robert Andrew Martin Wilkerson was born on 16 May 1831, in Appomattox, Virginia, United States, his father, James Owen Robert Wilkerson, was 42 and his mother, Elizabeth Morgan, was 37. He married Laura Lovina Anne Coon about 1851. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Washington Township, Mercer, Missouri, United States for about 10 years and Medicine Township, Mercer, Missouri, United States in 1900. He died on 26 November 1916, in Canby, Clackamas, Oregon, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Canby, Clackamas, Oregon, United States.
English (East Anglia and South East Midlands): from Middle English Wilkeson, a shortened form of Wilkinson , ‘son of Wilkin or young William’. The -r- is intrusive.
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