Mary Margaret Wilkinson

27 April 1827–
Harrison, Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Mary Margaret

When Mary Margaret Wilkinson was born on 27 April 1827, in Harrison, Virginia, United States, her father, William Mortimer Wilkinson, was 41 and her mother, Ann Margaret Wilkinson, was 27. She married Jacob Kearns on 19 December 1853.

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Jacob Kearns
Mary Margaret Wilkinson
Marriage: 19 December 1853

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 December 1853Harrison, Virginia, United States
  • Parents and Siblings



    World Events (8)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 3
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    1844 · Lumpkin's Jail
    Age 17
    In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.
    1861 · The Battle of Manassas
    Age 34
    The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 

    Name Meaning

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

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

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    Sources (9)

    • Mary Margeret Wilkinson, "Virginia, Births and Christenings, 1853-1917"
    • Mary M Wilkinson in entry for Jacob Kearns, "West Virginia, County Marriage Records, 1776-1971"

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