Zimri Wilkinson

16 January 1849–3 November 1926 (Age 77)
Mansfield, Burlington, New Jersey, United States

The Life of Zimri

When Zimri Wilkinson was born on 16 January 1849, in Mansfield, Burlington, New Jersey, United States, his father, William Murdock Wilkinson, was 36 and his mother, Eleanor Wood, was 31. He married Emma Frances Garwood on 9 January 1877, in Burlington, Burlington, New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He lived in Burlington, New Jersey, United States in 1860 and Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States in 1880. He died on 3 November 1926, in Pitman, Gloucester, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 77.

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Zimri Wilkinson
Emma Frances Garwood
Marriage: 9 January 1877
Howard S. Wilkinson
James Edgar Wilkinson
Fred S. Wilkinson

Spouse and Children


    Emma Frances Garwood


9 January 1877
Burlington, Burlington, New Jersey, United States


    Howard S. Wilkinson


    James Edgar Wilkinson


    Fred S. Wilkinson


Parents and Siblings



+7 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 12

No Civil War battles took place within the state boundaries of New Jersey, but its citizens participated extensively in the war. Volunteers that were turned away ended up serving in the militias of nearby states like Pennsylvania and New York. Whenever President Lincoln requested more troops, New Jersey responded quickly. In total, the state contributed over 88,000 soldiers (6,000 of which died).

Age 14

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 21

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Wilkin .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Zemria Wilkinson, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Zimri Willianson in household of William Willianson, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Zimmerman Wilkinson in entry for James Wilkinson, "Pennsylvania, Philadelphia City Births, 1860-1906"

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