Joseph Brooks Wilkinson1

#6770, b. 2 Nov 1902
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
BirthJoseph Brooks Wilkinson was born on 2 Nov 1902 at Iberville Parish, LA.1
BaptismHe was baptized on 9 Nov 1902 at Our Lady of Prompt Succor Church in White Castle, Iberville Parish, LA. Sponsors were Richard Dupuy and Virginia Whely.1
Census1910, sonJoseph B Wilkinson (given age 7) was enumerated as the son of William W Wilkinson (given age 37) on the 1910 Census, living at Plaquemine, Iberville Parish, LA.2
Census1920, sonJoseph Rivet (given age 17) was enumerated as a son of Emily Wilkinson (given age 46) on the 1920 Census, living at Plaquemine, Iberville Parish, LA. The surname given to him by the enumerator was an error, and he should have been listed as Joseph Wilkinson. Joseph worked as a laborer at a box factory.3
Census1930, brotherJoseph B Wilkinson (given age 27) was enumerated as a brother of William W Wilkinson (given age 35) on the 1930 Census. They lived at 3013 Banks Street at New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA. He was single, and worked as a truck driver for a general contractor.4

Citations:

  1. [S1038] Diocese of Baton Rouge, Catholic Church Records, Baptisms 1901-1905. (Baton Rouge, LA: BRDA, 2013).
  2. [S303] 1910 U.S. Census. LA. Iberville Parish. population schedule.
  3. [S279] 1920 U.S. Census. LA. Iberville Parish. population schedule.
  4. [S277] 1930 U.S. Census. LA. Orleans Parish. population schedule.