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James Knox Polk Wilkins-Texas
Posted by: Barbara Chandler (ID *****8533) Date: March 21, 2007 at 12:40:06
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I need assistance researching and documenting our Wilkins family.
This is the information that I have at this time:
James Knox Polk Wilkins b. 5-3-1845 Smith Co., Texas d. 7-27-1913 Williamson Co., Texas; burial place unknown.

Confederate Pensions
Claimant Name Application Number County Husband Husband's Application Number
Wilkins, Elizabeth 25972 Dewitt Wilkins, James K. P. 13663
Wilkins, James K. P. 13663 McCulloch

1850 Williamson Co., TX census
Wilkins, Jonathan 43 b N.C. worth $5300 farmer, Wilkins, Susanne 42, b N. C., Wilkins, Catharine C. 21, b N. c., Wilkins, Sucinda 20, b N. C., Wilkins, George W. 18 b Mo., Wilkins, Josiah 14, b Mo., Wilkins, John J. 12, b Mo., Wilkins, Matthew M.10, b Mo., Wilkins, James 8, b. Tx, Wilkins, William 4, b Tx, Wilkins, Abigail 11/12 b Tx. Wilkins, Reuben Hornsby 25 MI, Page # 229

1880 Jackson Co. TX Surname Given Name Age Sex Race Birthplace State County Location Year
WILKINS ELIZABETH 30 F W FL TX JACKSON 4-PCT 1880 WILKINS J H 35 M W TX TX JACKSON 4-PCT 1880
WILKINS JOHN 12 M W TX TX JACKSON 4-PCT 1880
WILKINS MARY JANE F W TX TX JACKSON 4-PCT 1880
WILKINS SARAH 10 F W TX TX JACKSON 4-PCT 1880
WILKINS WILLIE C. 4 F W TX TX JACKSON 4-PCT 1880
WILKINS WM ROBT 2 M W TX TX JACKSON 4-PCT 1880

James married (1) Mary Jane Elizabeth Higdon b.August 31, 1842 Texas exact date of death and burial place unknown. It is believed that she died in child birth with Sarah Jane.
Date of marriage unknown.
They had the following children:
Jonathan Higdon Wilkins b. July 28, 1867 m.
Agnes Jane Brown
Susanna Elizabeth Wilkins b. January 12, 1863
Sarah Jane Wilkins b. July 12, 1870 November 13, 1945 Mills Co., Texas m. (date of marriage unknown) (1.) James Brown b. July 1859 Texas; date of death and place/burial unknown.
m. (2) Robert Fryer b. 1871 Leon Co., Texas date of death unknown San Saba Co., Texas; burial information unknown.
m. (3) John Green Kelley b. 5-25-1858 Atascosa Co., Tx d. 12-15-1941 San Saba Co., Texas; burial information unknown

Then James married Samantha Elizabeth Golden.
I do not have any information on Elizabeth or marriage information.
They had the following children:
Willie, Mary Jane, Richard, Joe, George, Ida, Martha, William Robert

Any information or documentation on this family, parents, siblings, spouses, etc. would be greatly appreciated.
Barb
jimair@pelicancoast.net

Wilkins, Higdon, Golden, Fryer/Friar, Brown, Kelley/Kelly


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