Charles Wilks

22 May 1791–April 1840 (Age 48)
England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Charles

When Charles Wilks was born on 22 May 1791, in England, United Kingdom, his father, John Wilks, was 36 and his mother, Mary Tilson, was 35. He married Lucy Everett on 25 March 1815, in Great Easton, Essex, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 1 daughter. He died in April 1840, in Dunmow, Essex, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 48.

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Charles Wilks
Lucy Everett
Marriage: 25 March 1815
Thomas Wilks
John Wilks
Thomas Wilks
William Wilks
Stephen Wilkes
William Wilks
Charlotte Wilks
Benjamin Wilks

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World Events (6)

1801 · The Act of Union
Age 10
The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1808 · The British West Africa Squadron
Age 17
The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.
Age 24
The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Wilk .

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

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Sources (20)

  • Charles Wilkes in entry for Helen, "England, Warwickshire, Parish Registers, 1535-1963"
  • Charles Wilks in entry for William Wilks, "England, Essex Parish Registers, 1538-1997"
  • Charles Wilks in entry for Thomas Wilks, "England, Essex Parish Registers, 1538-1997"

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