William Wilmington Wilkinson1

#4555, b. 14 Dec 1872, d. 15 Jul 1919
Last Edited:3 Feb 2016
FatherHolly B. Wilkinson1
MotherFrances Johnson1
ChartsDescendants of Etienne Rivet of Acadia

Children of William Wilmington Wilkinson and Mary Emily Rivet

Outline of Life Events:

EventDescription
BirthWilliam Wilmington Wilkinson was born on 14 Dec 1872 at LA.1,2
BaptismHe was baptized on 29 Jan 1893 at St. Paul's Catholic Church in Bayou Goula, Iberville Parish, LA. Sponsors were Charles Oswell Whaley and Mary Becknell.1
MarriageHe married Mary Emily Rivet, daughter of Joseph Premila Rivet and Amanda Landry, on 1 Feb 1893 at St. Paul's Catholic Church at Bayou Goula, Iberville Parish, LA. Witnesses were Amanda Rivet, H. B. Wilkinson, Isabella Wilkinson, Frank Williams, Connie Williams, John Hicks, C. O. Whaley, and Henry C. Hicks.1,3
Census1900William Wilkinson (given age 27) was enumerated as the head of a household on the 1900 census at White Castle, Iberville Parish, LA. With him was his wife Emily, son(s) William, daughter(s) Louise , mother-in-law Amanda Rivet (given age 55). William was an Engineer. His wife Emily was the mother of 5 children, 2 still living. They lived next door to the family of Prisca Rivet, Emily's cousin.2
Census1910William W Wilkinson (given age 37) was enumerated as the head of a household on the 1910 census, living at Plaquemine, Iberville Parish, LA. Also living in the house was his wife Emily Wilkinson (given age 36), son William Wilkinson Jr (given age 16), Joseph B Wilkinson (given age 7), George Wilkinson (given age 5) and James E Wilkinson (given age 1-6/12), daughter Louise M Wilkinson (given age 13), mother-in-law Amanda Rivet (given age 66). A lodger named Banks Callahan lived there as well. William was a foreman at a Planning(?) Mill. Emily was the mother of 13 children, 5 still living. They lived in a rented home on the Bayou Road.4
DeathWilliam Wilmington Wilkinson died at age 46 on 15 Jul 1919 in Iberville Parish, LA.5,6
BurialHe was buried at St. Raphael Cemetery in Point Pleasant, Iberville Parish, LA.6

Citations:

  1. [S18] Diocese of Baton Rouge, Catholic Church Records 1707-1900. BRDA : Baton Rouge, LA, 1978-2007.
  2. [S252] 1900 U.S. Census. LA. Iberville Parish. population schedule.
  3. [S216] Hunting for Bears. Louisiana Marriages, 1718-1925, by LA Marriages 1718-1925. Online http://www.ancestry.com
  4. [S303] 1910 U.S. Census. LA. Iberville Parish. population schedule.
  5. [S169] Louisiana Statewide Death Index, 1900-1960. Website. Online http://www.sos.la.gov/HistoricalResources/…
  6. [S46] Judy Riffel. Iberville Parish Cemeteries. Baton Rouge, LA: Le Comite des Archives de la Louisiane, 1989.
  7. [S1038] Diocese of Baton Rouge, Catholic Church Records, Baptisms 1901-1905. (Baton Rouge, LA: BRDA, 2013).