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Earl Wilkerson

Birth: He was born around 1915 at Mississippi.  

Family Information: Son of Robert F. and Anna Belle Wilkerson.

Brother of Gladys, Louise, Irene and Frances.  


Pre-Colony History: In 1920 he was living in Mississippi with his parents and three siblings.  

Home in Colony:  

Job in Colony: He was on the crew turning logs into lumber as rapidly as the saw mill would cut it. Other colonists on the crew were Comrade Haering, Comrade Stevens, George and Fred Jensen, Peterson, Shepherd, John and Jesse Armacost, Wilkerson and Ernest Kimball.

In January 1931 Comrade Stevens was running the sawmill, with his small crew cutting including: Comrade Ruffner, Sturman, Ikey Jensen, Shoemaker, Peterson and Buzzard" Wilkerson.

Other Info:  

Post-Colony History: In 1947 he married Beulah Brooks at Alamance, North Carolina.  

Death: He died in 1991 at North Carolina.  

Sources: US Census: 1920; "Llano Colonist": October 11, 1930, January 24, 1931; North Carolina Marriage Records; North Carolina Death Index  


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