Permelia Alice Wilkinson

Brief Life History of Permelia Alice

When Permelia Alice Wilkinson was born on 1 November 1860, in Trenton, Dade, Georgia, United States, her father, Benjamin Monroe Wilkinson Sr, was 45 and her mother, Mariah Carroll, was 28. She married Andrew Jackson Austin in 1876, in DeKalb, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Shamrock, Wheeler, Texas, United States in 1920 and Commissioner's Precinct 4, Wheeler, Texas, United States in 1940. She died on 23 May 1951, in Collingsworth, Texas, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Shamrock, Wheeler, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Andrew Jackson Austin
Permelia Alice Wilkinson
Marriage: 1876
Ida Florence Austin
Ella Myrtle Austin
Eula Mae Austin
Benjamin Andrew Austin
Grover Cleveland Austin
Cordelia Lee Austin
Willie B. Austin
Thomas Jefferson Austin

Sources (18)

  • Alice Austin in household of Andrew J Austin, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Permealie A Wilkinson, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"
  • Amelia Alice Austin, "Texas, Deaths, 1890-1976"

World Events (8)


Civil War History - Some 11,000 Georgians gave their lives in defense of their state a state that suffered immense destruction. But wars end brought about an even more dramatic figure to tell: 460,000 African-Americans were set free from the shackles of slavery to begin new lives as free people.


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.


Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic (‘son of Wilkin’) from Wilkin . Compare Wilkerson .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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