William Wilmington Wilkinson Jr1

#5235, b. 1 Dec 1893
Last Edited:6 Feb 2015
FatherWilliam Wilmington Wilkinson1 b. 14 Dec 1872, d. 15 Jul 1919
MotherMary Emily Rivet1 b. about Sep 1873, d. Feb 1948
Relationship6th great-grandson of Etienne Rivet
ChartsDescendants of Etienne Rivet of Acadia

Outline of Life Events:

EventDescription
BirthWilliam Wilmington Wilkinson Jr was born on 1 Dec 1893 at White Castle, Iberville Parish, LA.1,2
BaptismHe was baptized on 10 Dec 1893 at St. Paul's Catholic Church in Bayou Goula, Iberville Parish, LA. Sponsors were Joseph E. Joly and Aimy Joly.1
Census1900, sonHe was enumerated as the son of William Wilkinson (given age 27) on the 1900 Census at White Castle, Iberville Parish, LA.3
Census1910, sonWilliam Wilkinson Jr (given age 16) was enumerated as the son of William W Wilkinson (given age 37) on the 1910 Census, living at Plaquemine, Iberville Parish, LA.4
MarriageWilliam Wilmington Wilkinson Jr married Marie (--?--) about 1915.2,5
DraftRegWilliam Wilvincton Wilkinson Jr. was required to register for the first draft of World War I, held on 5 Jun 1917. At that time, he was living in Plaquemine, Iberville Parish, LA. He was supporting his wife as a shipping clerk for Schwing Lumber Company. William was described as being of medium height and build, with blue eyes and black hair.2
Census1920, sonWilliam W. Wilkinson (given age 26) was enumerated as a son of Emily Wilkinson (given age 46) on the 1920 Census, living at Plaquemine, Iberville Parish, LA. His wife, Marie Wilkinson (given age 26), was present with him. He worked as a bookkeeper in a lumber office.5
Census1930William W Wilkinson (given age 35) was enumerated as the head of a household on the 1930 census, living at 3013 Banks Street at New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA. Also living in the house was his wife Marie Wilkinson (given age 36), his brother, Joseph B Wilkinson (given age 27) and James E Wilkinson (given age 21), his grandmother, Amanda Rivet (given age 86), his mother, Emily Wilkinson (given age 56). They rented their home for $30 per month. William worked as an Inspector in the Lumber industry.6

Citations:

  1. [S18] Diocese of Baton Rouge, Catholic Church Records 1707-1900. BRDA : Baton Rouge, LA, 1978-2007.
  2. [S273] Ancestry.com. "World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918."
  3. [S252] 1900 U.S. Census. LA. Iberville Parish. population schedule.
  4. [S303] 1910 U.S. Census. LA. Iberville Parish. population schedule.
  5. [S279] 1920 U.S. Census. LA. Iberville Parish. population schedule.
  6. [S277] 1930 U.S. Census. LA. Orleans Parish. population schedule.