Flora T. Wilkinson

20 March 1852–9 June 1928 (Age 76)
Batavia, Branch, Michigan, United States

The Life of Flora T.

When Flora T. Wilkinson was born on 20 March 1852, in Batavia, Branch, Michigan, United States, her father, Horace Wilkinson, was 48 and her mother, Harriet Fields, was 36. She married John Broughton on 17 November 1869, in Quincy, Branch, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Homer, Calhoun, Michigan, United States in 1860 and Michigan, United States in 1870. She died on 9 June 1928, in Coldwater, Branch, Michigan, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Oak Grove Cemetery, Coldwater, Branch, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Broughton
1842–1912
Flora T. Wilkinson
1852–1928
Marriage: 17 November 1869
Edward Ernest Broughton
1869–1943
Francis G Broughton
1872–1897
Nettie Victoria Broughton
1873–1959

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
17 November 1869
Quincy, Branch, Michigan, United States
children

(3)

Parents and Siblings

    Horace Wilkinson

    Male1804–1881Male

    Harriet Fields

    Female1816–1890Female

siblings

(5)

    Horace Vincent Wilkinson

    Male1835–1908Male

    Silas F. Wilkinson

    Male1840–1908Male

    Warren W Wilkinson

    Male1841–1902Male

    Julia Victoria Wilkinson

    Female1843–1924Female

    Female1852–1928Female

World Events (8)

1854 · Creation of the Republican Party

Age 2

A debate continues over the location of the creation of the Republican Party. Some sources claim the party was formed in Ripon, Wisconsin, on February 28, 1854. Others claim the first meeting of the Republican Party took place in Jackson, Michigan, on July 6, 1854, where the Republican Party was officially organized. Over 1,000 people were present and candidates were selected for the party, thus making it the first Republican convention.
1863

Age 11

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 20

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Wilkin .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Ilora F Wilcox in household of William B Wilcox, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Flora Wilcox in household of William B Wilcox, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Flora Wilkeson in household of Horace Wilkeson, "United States Census, 1860"

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