Mary Margaret Wilkinson

27 April 1827–
Harrison, Virginia, United States

The Life 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 Kerns on 19 December 1853.

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Jacob Kerns
Mary Margaret Wilkinson
Marriage: 19 December 1853

Spouse and Children

19 December 1853

Parents and Siblings



    Jesse Hinkel Wilkinson


    John Samuel Wilkinson Sr.


    David Davisson Wilkinson



    Emily Wilkinson


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 from Wilkin .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary M Wilkinson, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"
  • Mary M Wilkinson, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"
  • Mary Mcwilkinson, "West Virginia Marriages, 1854-1932"

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