Malinda Emarine Wilkerson

24 November 1856–2 August 1941 (Age 84)
London, Laurel, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Malinda Emarine

When Malinda Emarine Wilkerson was born on 24 November 1856, in London, Laurel, Kentucky, United States, her father, William Wilkerson, was 21 and her mother, Permelia Frances Holman, was 27. She married Eli Payne on 6 January 1876, in Greene, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Indiana, United States in 1870 and Jackson Township, Greene, Indiana, United States in 1880. She died on 2 August 1941, in Bourbon, Douglas, Illinois, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Arcola, Douglas, Illinois, United States.

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Eli Payne
Malinda Emarine Wilkerson
Marriage: 6 January 1876
Clara B Payne
Nellie Payne

Spouse and Children

6 January 1876
Greene, Indiana, United States



    Nellie Payne


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World Events (8)

1858 · A House Divided

Age 2

Abraham Lincoln's goal was to be different than the previous Senators of Illinois and voice his opinion in how he saw the State and the United States start to drift apart in the different ideology on what was right and what was wrong. Even though it would become an unsuccessful campaign strategy to win the senate seat, to this day it is one of the most famous speeches of US politics.

Age 7

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 25

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Wilkin .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Malinda Payne in household of J D Steinmetz, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Linda Payne in household of Thomas Steinmetz, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Malinda Wilkerson in household of Wm Wilkerson, "United States Census, 1870"

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