William Wilks

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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William Wilks
Anne Wells
Marriage: 23 March 1754
Ann Wilks
Mary Wilks
William Wilks
Thomas Wilks
Elizabeth Wilks
John Wilks
Ann Wilks
Mary Wilks

Spouse and Children

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


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    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.
    Age 85
    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
    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.

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    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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