Morrell Wilkins

19 February 1940–15 July 2009 (Age 69)

The Life of Morrell

When Morrell Wilkins was born on 19 February 1940, his father, Charles W Wilkins, was 47 and his mother, Savanah Cleghorn, was 34. He lived in Election Precinct 5 Arley, Winston, Alabama, United States in 1940. He died on 15 July 2009, at the age of 69.

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Charles W Wilkins
Savanah Cleghorn
John Carlos Wilkins
Keith Bennett Wilkins
Morrell Wilkins

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World Events (8)


Age 1

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.
1941 · The Tuskegee Airmen

Age 1

The first African-American military aviators in the U.S. Army Air Corps were known as the Tuskegee Airmen, after the Tuskegee Army Air Field where they trained. The group flew over 15,000 individual sorties during World War II which earned them over 150 Distinguished Flying Crosses.  

Age 20

Squaw Valley, California, United States hosts Winter Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

English and Dutch: patronymic from Wilkin .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Morrill Wilkins in household of C W Wilkins, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Morrell Cordus Wilkins in entry for Jeffrey Douglas Bartlett and Rita Kay Wilkins, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"
  • Morell Cordus Wilkins, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"

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