George Matthew Wilkinson1

#6771, b. 8 Oct 1904
Last Edited:6 Feb 2015
FatherWilliam Wilmington Wilkinson1 b. 14 Dec 1872, d. 15 Jul 1919
MotherMary Emily Rivet2 b. about Sep 1873, d. Feb 1948
Relationship6th great-grandson of Etienne Rivet
ChartsDescendants of Etienne Rivet of Acadia

Outline of Life Events:

EventDescription
BirthGeorge Matthew Wilkinson was born on 8 Oct 1904 at Iberville Parish, LA.1
BaptismHe was baptized on 16 Oct 1904 at Our Lady of Prompt Succor Church in White Castle, Iberville Parish, LA. Sponsors were Joseph Danos and Celeste Haydel.1
Census1910, sonGeorge Wilkinson (given age 5) was enumerated as the son of William W Wilkinson (given age 37) on the 1910 Census, living at Plaquemine, Iberville Parish, LA.2
Census1920, sonGeorge Rivet (given age 15) 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 George Wilkinson. George worked as a laborer at a box factory.3

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.