Elijah Wilkerson

Erin Hollaway Palmer

Elijah Wilkerson
  • Born: 1 January 1872
  • Died: 24 May 1932
  • Birth Place: Richmond, Virginia
  • Death Place: Richmond, Virginia
  • Spouse: Mary (maiden name also Wilkerson?)
  • Parents: Andrew Wilkerson (per death certificate, though his brother Napoleon's father is listed as J. D. Wilkerson on his death record), Adelphus/Adelphia (sp?) (Gordon) Wilkerson
  • Children:
  • Other Family: Napoleon Wilkerson (brother)
  • Occupation: Laborer, Liggett & Myers Tobacco Company
  • Church:
  • Affiliations:
  • Address: 1414 West Clay Street
  • Documents: Census (1880, 1920, 1930); city directories; death certificate
  • Military Service:

Notes: In 1880, Elijah and his wife, Mary, were living in the home of a white lawyer named Algernon S. Buford. Mary was the family's cook; Elijah is listed as "servant's husband."

Contributors to this Record:
Brian Palmer
Erin Hollaway Palmer