Thomas Wilkens

from 1837 to 1839–
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Thomas

When Thomas Wilkens was born from 1837 to 1839, in Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Samuel Wilkins, was 34 and his mother, Elizabeth Young, was 27.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Wilkins
1805–1872
Elizabeth Young
1812–1853
Thomas Wilkens
1837–
Mary Catherine Wilkens
1840–
William Wilkens
1842–
George Nixon Wilkins
1849–1912
Sarah Elizabeth Wilkins
1844–1906
John Henry Wilkins
1845–1924
James B. Wilkens
1848–1913
Mahalia Elizabeth Wilkens
1853–1890

Parents and Siblings

    Samuel Wilkins

    Male1805–1872Male

    Female1812–1853Female

siblings

(8)

    Male1837–Male

    Mary Catherine Wilkens

    Female1840–Female

    Male1842–Male

    Sarah Elizabeth Wilkins

    Female1844–1906Female

    John Henry Wilkins

    Male1845–1924Male

+3 More Children

World Events (3)

1846

Age 9

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1863

Age 26

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 26

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.

Name Meaning

1 German: variant of Wilken .2 English: patronymic from Wilkin .

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

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