When William Wilkin was born on 20 August 1826, in Magheraculmoney, County Fermanagh, Ireland, his father, David Wilkin, was 41 and his mother, Isabella Hunter, was 42. He married Sarah Holmes about 1848. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He immigrated to New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, United States in 1851 and lived in Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1841. He died on 4 September 1868, in San Francisco, California, United States, at the age of 42, and was buried in San Francisco, California, United States.
English: from the Middle English personal name Wilkin, a pet form of William introduced to England and Scotland by Flemings and Picards after the Norman Conquest.
North German: variant of Wilken .
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