Elijah J. Wilkins

Brief Life History of Elijah J.

When Elijah J. Wilkins was born in 1860, in Texas, United States, his father, George Washington Wilkins, was 36 and his mother, Melvina Jackson, was 29. He lived in Justice Precinct 5, Hunt, Texas, United States in 1870 and Justice Precinct 6, Hunt, Texas, United States in 1880. He died on 8 January 1889, at the age of 29.

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Family Time Line

George Washington Wilkins
1824–1874
Melvina Jackson
1831–1909
Olive F. Wilkins
1847–1933
Jeff Wilkins
1868–
David Wilkins
1849–1928
John Wilkins
1851–1852
James Washington Wilkins
1852–1903
Mary M Wilkins
1854–1945
Sarah Adeline Wilkins
1858–1946
Louisa Ann Wilkins
1859–1945
Elijah J. Wilkins
1860–1889
George Buchanan Wilkins
1861–1942
Sarah Wilkins
1864–

Sources (2)

  • Eliza Wilkins in household of Geo Wilkins, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Elijah J Wilkins in household of Melvina Wilkins, "United States Census, 1880"

World Events (8)

1861 · Texas Secedes from the United States

On February 1, 1861, Texas seceded from the United States. On March 2, 1861, they had joined with the Confederate States of America.

1863

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1870 · Texas Is Restored to the Union

Congress restored Texas to the Union on March 30, 1870, despite not yet meeting all of the requirements established for re-admittance.

Name Meaning

English (West Midlands and southern England): variant of Wilkin , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.

North German and Dutch: variant of Wilkens .

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

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