William Wilks

1730–
Sutton-under-Brailes, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of William

When William Wilks was born in 1730, in Sutton-under-Brailes, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Sabastian Wilkes, was 36 and his mother, Mary Loggin, was 25. He married Anne Wells on 23 March 1754, in Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters.

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Family Time Line

William Wilks
1730–
Anne Wells
1732–
Marriage: 23 March 1754
Ann Wilks
1754–1757
Mary Wilks
1756–1804
William Wilks
1762–
Thomas Wilks
1764–1823
Elizabeth Wilks
1767–
John Wilks
1770–
Ann Wilks
1757–
Mary Wilks
1759–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 March 1754Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (4)

    1801 · The Act of Union
    Age 71
    The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
    1815
    Age 85
    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
    1823
    Age 93
    Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

    Name Meaning

    English (Yorkshire, Lancashire, and West Midlands): variant of Wilkes 1.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Wilkes

    Sources (14)

    • Wm. Wilks in entry for Mary Wilks, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
    • William Wilks, "England Marriages, 1538–1973"
    • Wilks in entry for Anne Wilks, "England, Archdiocese of Birmingham, Roman Catholic Parish Records, 1539-1910"

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