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- Here is what I have on Elizabeth
- wife of John Calvin Cranford.
- Francis Wilkes babt 1702 NC, died 5-1745 Edgecombe
- md Grace?? children:
- 1. Thomas Wilkes b abt 1735 Edgecombe Co., NC, died
1808 Chester Co., SC, md
- Mary Conyers b abt 1746 Halifax Co., NC md abt 1762
Halifax Co. Thomas was
- in Rev War. Mary dau of Richard R.W. Conyers b 1719 Bermuda,
- Franklin, NC & Margaret Arundel(Arrendale). Emigrated
to Isle of Wight, Va
- from Bermuda in 1741. Children of Thomas & Mary:
- I. Abner Wilkes, b a 1766NC, d 1839 Copiah, Miss.
md 1st abt 1785
- in Halifax Dist, NC, Martha Crider/Crowder b abt 1770
- 1. Elizabeth Wilkes b a 1790, m. John Calvin
Cranford. (see Cranford History)
- 2. Winnifred Wilkes -b. 1792
- 3. Stephen Hitchcock Wilkes -b April 18, 1794,
- 4. Nancy Wilkes
- 5. Sarah Wilkes -b.1800
- 6. Martha Wilkes
- 7. Asa Wilkes
- Abner md 2nd Jerusha Brown -b. 1780 Fairfield, SC,
- John B. Wilkes -b March 8, 1819.
- II. Reuben -b. 1763,
- III. Francis -b. 1768,
- IV. Richard -b. 1769
- V. William -b. 1774.
- 2. Francis, Jr.,
- 3. Isaac
- 4. James.
- 1.)"The Wilkes Genealogy"
has been compiled in a book by Ivan E. Bass in 1964.
- It includes the family of John
Cranford and Elilzabeth Wilkes. The book is probably out of print,
2) "Early Families of Edgecombe County, North Carolina,
Its Past and Present." a book published by the Tarboro
Historical Society in 1881 (with an addendum in 1920)
- If you have any changes or additions, also, I would like
to have more photos or family stories. Or if you would like to
add your link, please feel free to email me at firstname.lastname@example.org
- I would really like to thank everyone for sharing all
their info... especially Carrie, Peggy, Cathy and Kennye!!!
- Crandford Links:
- Cathy Cranford-Ailtsock - Cathy has put
together a great page on the Cranfords, she has a lot of info
and links- a must if you are researching the Cranfords!
- Roy Cranford - has
put up a wonderful page that has Cranford history back to the
1200's in England.