Margaret E Wilkes

22 October 1919–7 April 2010 (Age 90)
Columbia, Richland, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Margaret E

When Margaret E Wilkes was born on 22 October 1919, her father, Daniel Thomas Wilkes, was 34 and her mother, Margaret "Maggie" Elizabeth Brigman, was 23. She lived in Wolf Pit Township, Richmond, North Carolina, United States in 1930 and Lyman, Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States in 2010. She died on 7 April 2010, in Columbia, Richland, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Duncan, Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States.

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James Wesley Quick
Margaret E Wilkes

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    Daniel Elwood Wilkes


    Bernice Wilkes



    Lizzie Wilks


    Josephine Wilkes


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World Events (8)


Age 1

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1920 · Women Get the Vote

Age 1

In 1920, the 19th amendment was ratified making it so that women could vote. This achievement finally gave North Carolina the freedom to vote they had been fighting for since 1897.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 25

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

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 (3)

  • Margaret E Wilkes in household of Daniel T Wilkes, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Margaret Wilkes Quick in entry for James W Quick, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Mrs Margaret Wilkes Quick, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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