Zilla Wilkinson

Brief Life History of Zilla

When Zilla Wilkinson was born on 7 May 1878, in Prescott, Pierce, Wisconsin, United States, her father, Norris B. Wilkinson, was 25 and her mother, Delia Louisa Atwater, was 21. She had at least 2 sons with Samuel Rogers Young. She lived in Hope, Hempstead, Arkansas, United States in 1930 and De Roan Township, Hempstead, Arkansas, United States in 1940. She died on 26 January 1964, in Roanoke Rapids, Halifax, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 85.

Photos and Memories (0)

Photos and Memories

Do you know Zilla? Do you have a story about her that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Samuel Rogers Young
Zilla Wilkinson
Robert Foster Young
Remmel Hughes Young

Sources (13)

  • Zilla W Young, "United States 1950 Census"
  • U S Newspaper.com marriage index, 1800's-1999
  • Zilla Wilkinson Young, "North Carolina Deaths, 1931-1994"

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

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.

1883 · The Mosaic Templar is Founded

The Mosaic Templar is an African American fraternal organization founded in Little Rock. it was founded by former slaves, John Edward Bush and Chester W. Keatts. It was part of a movement that was going on at the time, where everyone was forming fraternities and sororities. The main departments for this one where endowment, monument, analysis, uniform, rank, recapitulation, records, and a juvenile division.

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

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

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

Possible Related Names

Discover Even More

As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a FREE Account

Search for Another Deceased Ancestor

Share this with your family and friends.