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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George Washington Wilkins
Melvina Jackson
Olive F. Wilkins
Jeff Wilkins
David Wilkins
John Wilkins
James Washington Wilkins
Mary M Wilkins
Sarah Adeline Wilkins
Louisa Ann Wilkins
Elijah J. Wilkins
George Buchanan Wilkins
Sarah Wilkins

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.


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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