Pictured below are: Samuel F. Wilkins,
May 8, 1802 - April 13, 1878 buried in the Wilkins Cemetery. Martha
Blackwell, second wife of Samuel, born April 3, 1806 - Sept. 12, 1887.
buried in the Wilkins Cemetery. John Lemmons Wilkins, April 5, 1824
- Feb. 19, 1904. Married Mary Henry Miears Dec. 8, 1821-Dec. 6, 1889.
John served in the Civil War in the 42 Mississippi Infantry Company F.
Both buried in the Wilkins Cemetery. David Giles Wilkins Feb.
3, 1826-Jan. 18. 1895. Married Laura F. Houlditch Nov. 27 1835-Sept. 7
1922. David was in the Civil War in the Mississippi Calvary Ham's Regiment
Company E. He was buried in the Wallerville Cemetery. Laura's burial site
is unknown at this time. Nimrod Allison Wilkins Jan. 28, 1828-April
12, 1917. He served in the Civil War, 43 Mississippi Infantry Company E.
Nimrod never married, and was buried in the Wilkins Cemetery. Sarah
Sabella Jane Wilkins April 24, 1830-Sept. 27, 1877. She married George
W. Freeman. Unknown burial place.
David Giles Wilkins and
Laura F. Houlditch Wilkins
This picture postcard was addressed to C. G. Sexton in Blooming Grove Tx. Dollie Martha Pearl Wilkins, called Pearl, married C. G. Sexton in 1891, my grandfather was born there in 1893, and David Giles died in 1895, so, this picture must have been taken 1891-1895.
More of the Wilkins Family
Pictured below are: Samuel Knox Wilkins Aug. 2, 1832-July 1, 1921. Served in Civil 43 Regiment Mississippi Infantry Company E. Samuel Knox never married and is buried in the Wilkins Cemetery. James Clark Wilkins March 21, 1835- Oct. 6, 1862. Served in the Civil War 43 Regiment Mississippi Infantry Company E. He was wounded in the battle of Corinth. Buried in the Wilkins Cemetery. William J. Wilkins July 2, 1837- June 29, 1864. Served in the Civil War 43 Regiment Mississippi Infantry. Killed while on picket duty near Atlanta. Buried in the Wilkins Cemetery. Martha Minerva Caroline Ann Estelle Wilkins Sept. 4, 1839-Sept 23 1911. She married J.C. Bailey and both are buried in the Wilkins Cemetery. Jonathan N. Wilkins Jan. 3, 1842-May 12, 1862. Served in Civil War 21 Regiment Mississippi Infantry Company K. Died in a Richman Hospital. Buried in Wilkins Cemetery. Oregon T. Wilkins Oct. 23, 1845-Oct. 31, 1864. He served in Civil War Harris's Battalion of Mississippi Calvary Company A. Died in a prison in Chicago. (Union Prison) All of the above military info came from Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System. The four youngest Wilkins boys were killed in service during the Civil War. There is a four sided monument in the Wilkins Cemetery, one side for each of them. Some of this information came from "The History of Union County"
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