Beatrice Willie Wilkes

9 November 1879–1953 (Age 73)
Keytesville, Chariton, Missouri, United States

The Life of Beatrice Willie

Beatrice Willie Wilkes was born on 9 November 1879, in Keytesville, Chariton, Missouri, United States. She married Jesse Emerson Morgan on 17 May 1915, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States. She died in 1953, at the age of 74, and was buried in Keytesville, Chariton, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Beatrice Willie Wilkes
1879–1953
Madeline Morgan
1892–1968

Spouse and Children

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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

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.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 3

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 21

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from Wilk .2 Frisian: from a pet form of the personal name Will.

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

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Sources (1)

  • Beatrice Wilkes, "Illinois, Cook County Marriages, 1871-1920"

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