|Birth: ||Jul. 22, 1828|
|Death: ||Apr. 11, 1886|
George W. Wilkerson was the son of Uriah and Nancy Wood Wilkerson and the grandson of John and Peggy McMahan Wilkerson and the great grandson of Edward Wilkerson b.1720 d.1783 and Mollie(Wolfe Clan). Edward was the Commandant of Fort Prince George which was across the Keowee River from Kee ho wee (Cherokee Village) South Carolina. He was the Indian Agent and an Indian trader. His family were Huguenots and came to Charles Town, SC in 1697. Mollie`s family were Cherokee and they were already there when Edward`s arrived. John and his mother Mollie spoke Cherokee. Mollie spoke only broken English. George was the nephew of Eliza Wilkerson b.1800. She was the wife of Rev. Jesse Bushyhead. George`s first wife was Sarah Jane Williamson b.1827. She was the daughter of John and Jane Williamson. They came from North Carolina. George and Jane`s children were Robert b.1846, John W. b.1848 d.1925, buried in Coleman Cem., Mary A. b.1850, and William A. b.1853. Their children were born in Fannin Co, Texas. George`s second wife was Rebecca Elizabeth McFarland b.1826. Rebecca was the daughter of James E McFarland(Texas Ranger) and Jane Jackson McFarland. They were married Feb. 13,1854. Their children were George C. b.1857, Charles b.1859, and Nancy Rebecca Bell b.1864. George and Rebecca owned a farm at Honey Grove, Fannin Co, Texas. On Dec 27, 1861 George joined the 22nd Texas Calvary CSA. AKA.1st Indian Reg't Texas Cavalry and later joined the 34th Texas Cavalry CSA, AKA 2nd Partisan Rangers. His service records say he was 5'6" tall, dark hair, blue eyes and fair complexion. After the War, the persecution of ex-confederate soldiers in Texas was so bad that, in the summer of 1871, after Lewis Peacock was shot in the Lee-Peacock Feud, George and his family moved to Youngers Bend, Indian Terr. George had family in Youngers Bend and no Regulators dared to go there.
Uriah Wilkerson (1792 - 1853)
Nancy Wood Wilkerson (1796 - ____)
Rebecca Elizabeth McFarland Wilkerson (1826 - 1889)
George C. Wilkerson (1857 - 1889)*
Nancy Rebecca Bell Wilkerson Mabry (1864 - 1899)*
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