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Marion Friends Cemetery ~ George Edward Wilkinson ~ part of the Marion County Cemeteries of Oregon
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Wilkinson, George Edward
LAST: Wilkinson FIRST: George MID: Edward
BORN: 5 Jul 1895 DIED: 4 May 1968 BURIED: 7 May 1968
OCCUPATION:  Merchant; Farmer
BIRTH PLACE:  Alma, Harlan Co., Nebraska
DEATH PLACE: Marion Co., Oregon
OSBH DC (Marion County 1968) #6939 – George E. Wilkinson d. 4 May 1968, name of spouse Opha.
1910 KS CENSUS - George E. Wilkinson, age 14, b. Kansas, is enumerated with Joseph H., age 51, occupation proprietor of a general store, b. Pennsylvania, and Lide, and his wife of 20 years Lide, age 44, mother of 1, b. Missouri. Also enumerated with the family is a boarder. 
1st MARRIAGE - Lyndall
1920 KS CENSUS (Logan Co., Russell Springs, ED 93, sheet 6A) George E. Wilkinson, age 24, occupation grocery retail merchant, b. Nebraska, is enumerated with wife Lyndall, age 24, b. Utah.
2nd MARRIAGE - Opha
1930 KS CENSUS - George Wilkinson, age 37, married at age 22, occupation garage proprietor, b. Kansas, is enumerated with wife, Opha, age 20, married at age 17, b. Missouri. 
DISCREPANCY - 1910 & 1930 census records give place of birth as Kansas; 1920 census and obit as Nebraska.
MARION—George Edward Wilkinson, 72, died Saturday night at his home on Turner Rt. 1 Box 216.
He was born in Alma, Neb., and had lived in this area since 1938. A retired farmer, he was a member of Marion Friends Church.
Surviving are the widow Opha; daughters Mrs. Betty Rae Nelson, Orem, Utah, and Mrs. Lea Pickette, Springfield; son Joseph, Eugene; 12 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday in Marion Friends Church under the direction of Weddle mortuary, Stayton. Interment will be in Marion Friends Cemetery. The family suggests contributions to the church’s memorial fund.
Oregon Statesman 6 May 1968 16:2
George E. Wilkinson
CPL HQ CO 44 Infantry
World War I
July 5 1895 – May 4 1968
1910 KS CENSUS (Logan Co., Russell Springs, ED 88, sheet 1A)
1920 KS CENSUS (Logan Co., Russell Springs, ED 93, sheet 6A)
1930 KS CENSUS (Logan Co., Russell Springs, ED 10, sheet 1B)
OS 6 May 1968 16:2
SPACE: 127  

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