Charles Wilks

Male22 May 1791–April 1840

Brief Life History of Charles

When Charles Wilks was born on 22 May 1791, in England, United Kingdom, his father, John Edward Wilks, was 39 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

Sources (20)

  • Charles Wilkes in entry for Helen Wilkes, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Charles Wilks - Government record: Census record: death: before 1841; Lindsell, Essex, England, United Kingdom
  • Charles Wilks, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 March 1815Great Easton, Essex, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (8)

    +3 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (10)

    +5 More Children

    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 (Yorkshire, Lancashire, and West Midlands): variant of Wilkes 1.

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

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