John Thomas Pilk

17 June 1887–24 May 1949 (Age 61)
Scotland, Greene, Indiana, United States

The Life of John Thomas

When John Thomas Pilk was born on 17 June 1887, in Scotland, Greene, Indiana, United States, his father, John W. Pilkenton, was 39 and his mother, Malinda Emeline Riley, was 33. He married Rosa Goad on 26 May 1914, in Bloomfield, Greene, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Bloomfield, Greene, Indiana, United States in 1930 and Richland Township, Greene, Indiana, United States in 1940. He died on 24 May 1949, in Greene, Indiana, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Bloomfield, Greene, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Thomas Pilk
Rosa Goad
Marriage: 26 May 1914
Flossie Irene Pilk
Oscar T Pilk
Annabel Pilk
Betty L Pilk

Spouse and Children

26 May 1914
Bloomfield, Greene, Indiana, United States



    Oscar T Pilk


    Annabel Pilk


    Betty L Pilk


Parents and Siblings

    John W. Pilkenton


    Malinda Emeline Riley






    Lillie May Pilkenton


    Lydia Ann Pilk


    Ella Jane Pilk


+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 3

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.

Age 17

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

English (Devon): unexplained.

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

Sources (3)

  • Jno Pilk in household of Herman H Rayle, "United States Census, 1900"
  • John T Pelk, "United States Census, 1920"
  • John T Pilk, "United States Census, 1930"

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