John Wilkinson


Brief Life History of John

When John Wilkinson was born in 1753, in Oadby, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Jonathan Wilkinson, was 23 and his mother, Sarah Underwood, was 24.

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Jonathan Wilkinson
Sarah Underwood
John Wilkinson
William Wilkinson
Jonathan Wilkinson
Thomas Wilkinson
Hannah Wilkinson
Joseph Wilkinson
Benjamin Wilkinson

Sources (5)

  • John Wilkison, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • John Wilkison, "England, Leicestershire Parish Registers, 1533-1991"
  • John Wilkison, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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Siblings (7)

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World Events (5)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 48

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 55

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 62

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 (‘son of Wilkin’) from Wilkin . Compare Wilkerson .

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

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