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Male 1838 - Bef 1920


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  • Name  William M. Willbanks 
    Born  May 1838  Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  Bef 1920 
    Buried  Hurt Cemetery, Jackson, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • (Research):
      - Alabama Marriage Collection, 1800-1969 about Wm Willbanks
      Name: Wm Willbanks
      Spouse: Naoma Samples
      Marriage Date: 28 Mar 1861
      County: Jackson
      State: Alabama
      Performed By Title: Justice of the Peace
      Performed by Name: F J Longacre
      Source information: Jordan Dodd, Liahona Research

      - Alabama Civil War Service Database {online}
      Ala Dept of Archives and History
      http://www.archives.alabama.gov/
      Last Name: Willbanks
      First Name: William MI:
      Enlistment Information: Private.
      Branch: Cavalry
      Regimental Unit: 4th Alabama Regiment
      Company Unit: E
      Co. Unit Name:
      Pension Rec: Yes
      Authority: Pension Application, Jackson County, 1891/05/20.
      Engagements: Wounded: December 10, 1862 at Dog Town near Nashville, Tennessee (Was in a stampede, men could not control their horses.)

      - Alabama Civil War Service Database {online}
      Ala Dept of Archives and History
      http://www.archives.alabama.gov/
      Last Name: Willbanks
      First Name: William MI: R {middle initial?}
      Enlistment Date: 1862/09/00
      Enlistment Information: Stevenson, Alabama; Private
      Regimental Unit: 4th Regiment Alabama
      Company Unit: E
      Co. Unit Name:
      Pension Rec: Yes
      Authority: Pension Application, Jackson County, 1902/08/18.
      Engagements: Wounded; Run over by cavalry horses.
      Remarks: P.O. Address: Hollywood, Alabama. Age 65.
      {Both ADAH entries are consistent with grave marker; both used}

      - 1850 Jackson Co Ala Census has:
      Willbanks Labon 49 M Stone Mason NC
      Willbanks Jemina 47 F SC
      Willbanks Labon 22 M Stone Mason Tenn
      Willbanks Randolph 20 M Stone Mason Ala
      Willbanks Sophia 15 F Ala
      Willbanks William 12 M Ala
      Willbanks Elias 8 M Ala
      Willbanks EEvin 6 M Ala

      - 1860 Jackson Co Ala Census (Stevenson, Dist. 1):
      Wilbanks, Clab{?}, 61, M, SC ~1799
      _______, Hannah, 39, F, unknown ~1821
      _______, William S., 21, M, Ala ~1839
      _______, Elias, 18, M, Ala ~1842
      _______, Ervin, 15, M, Ala ~1845
      Roddin, Jane, 13, F, Tenn {children from earlier marriage of Hannah.}
      {Roddin?}, Andy, 11?, M, Tenn
      {Above household is next door to that of L. P. Wilbanks, age 30.}

      - 1870 Jackson Co Ala Census, Cave Spring {entire hh bAla}
      Wilbanks, Wm, 31, MW, stone mason ~1839
      ________, Naomi, 27, FW, keeping house ~1843
      ________, Sarah E., 7, FW ~1863
      ________, Sophia A., 3, FW ~1867
      ________, Ada E., 1, FW ~1869
      {Next door to Laban & Hannah Wilbank{?}}

      - 1880 Jackson Co Ala Census, Dist. 112
      (Enumerated on 14th and 15th June, 1880)
      Willbanks, William, WM, 45, bornAla/fatherSCar/motherAla
      _______, Naomi, WF, 39, Wife, Ala/Tenn/Tenn
      Sarah E. WILLBANKS, WF Dau 15 bAla
      Sophia A. WILLBANKS, WF Dau 12 bAla
      Ada E. WILLBANKS, WF Dau 10 bAla
      Martha C. WILLBANKS, WF Dau 8 bAla
      Leeanna {or Luanna} WILLBANKS, WF Dau 5 bAla
      Mary B. WILLBANKS, WF Dau 3 bAla ~1877
      Flora T. WILLBANKS, WF Dau 2 bAla ~1878
      Willie L. WILLBANKS, WF Dau 1 bAla ~1879
      {Living next door to Polly A. Sample, age 60, bTenn, and two sons: Lewis B. age 23 and Thos. J. age 14.}
      {Willie Willbanks is indeed female -- shows up in later census as wife to Harry Wright. Willie's sister Mattie (assumed Martha, same birth year) lives in same household.}

      - 1900 Jackson Co Ala Census, Hollywood Dist 28
      Willbanks, William, Head, W, M, May 1838, age62, marr39yrs, bAla
      _______, Nancy, Wife, W F, Apr 1842, 58, marr39yrs, bAla {Naomi}
      _______, Mattie, Daughter, W, F, June 1872, 27, Ala
      _______, Leeanna, Daughter, W, F, Jan 1874, 26, Ala
      _______, Mary B., Daughter, W, F, - 1877, 22, Ala
      _______, George, Son, W, F, Feb 1881, 19, Ala
      _______, Lula, Daughter, W, F, Aug 1884, 15, Ala

      - 1910 Jackson Co Ala Census household: {all bAla}
      Wright, Harry, head, MW, 34, marr_once, 10yrs ~b1876
      _____, Willie, wife, FW, 26, marr_once, 10yrs ~b1884
      _____, Hubert, son, MW, 5 ~1905
      _____, Herman, son, MW, 8/12 ~1909
      Wilbanks, William M., f-in-law, MW, 71, widowed ~b1839
      Wilbanks, Mattie, s-in-law, FW, 34, single ~1876

      - 1920 not located

      - Hurt Cemetery, Jackson County, Ala file has:
      WILLIAM WILBANKS {NO DATES} CO E 4 ALA CAV C.S.A.
      NAOMI WILBANKS 4-24-1849 11-6-1907
    Person ID  I494  msktree | Precise Family
    Last Modified  8 May 2017 

    Father  Laban Willbanks,   b. Abt 1801, either North Carolina or South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1870 and 1880 
    Mother  Jemima,   b. Abt 1803, South Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married  Bef 1828 
    Family ID  F235  Group Sheet

    Family (Spouse)  Naomi Sample,   b. Apr 1842, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Nov 1907 
    Married  28 Mar 1861  Jackson, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    >1. Sarah E. Willbanks,   b. Abt 1865, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Sophia A. Willbanks,   b. Abt 1868, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    >3. Ada E. Willbanks,   b. Feb 1869, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Martha C. Willbanks,   b. 20 Jan 1871, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jan 1946, Scottsboro, Jackson, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    >5. Leeanna Willbanks,   b. Jan 1874, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    >6. Mary Bell Willbanks,   b. 27 Nov 1876, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jul 1926, Jackson, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    >7. Flora Tennessee "Tennie" Willbanks,   b. 15 Dec 1877, Stevenson, Jackson, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jun 1946
    >8. Willie Lela Willbanks,   b. Abt 1879, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1960
     9. George Willbanks,   b. Feb 1881, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. Lula Willbanks,   b. Aug 1884, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified  16 Jul 2010 
    Family ID  F228  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S5] Alabama Marriage Collection, 1800-1969 (Ancestry.com), Various, (Alabama Marriage Index, 1936-1969. Alabama Center for Health Statistics, Montgomery, Alabama. Dodd, Jordan R., et. al. Early American Marriages: Alabama to 1825. Bountiful, UT: Precision Indexing Publishers, 19xx. Hunting For Bears, comp. Alabama marriage information taken from county courthouse records. Dodd, Jordan R., comp. Early American Marriages: Alabama, 1800 to 1920. Database at Ancestry.com. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006.).

    2. [S41] Alabama Civil War Service Database, Alabama Department of Archives and History, (online access ADAH website http://www.archives.alabama.gov/civilwar/index.cfm, with updates through August 2009 or later.), William Willbanks.

    3. [S41] Alabama Civil War Service Database, Alabama Department of Archives and History, (online access ADAH website http://www.archives.alabama.gov/civilwar/index.cfm, with updates through August 2009 or later.), William R. Willbanks.

    4. [S14] Alabama Statewide Deaths, 1908-1974 (FamilySearch.org), Alabama Department of Health, (database developed and accessible at FamilySearch.org.), Martha Willbanks.

    5. [S14] Alabama Statewide Deaths, 1908-1974 (FamilySearch.org), Alabama Department of Health, (database developed and accessible at FamilySearch.org.), Flord Tennessee Womack.

    6. [S6] Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950 (FamilySearch.org), (FamilySearch.org, index and images, citing Alabama county courthouses and FHL microfilm), Riley Walker & Willie Wright.

    7. [S21] US Census - 1850 - Population Schedules, United States of America, Bureau of the Census, (Seventh Census of the United States, 1850. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1850. M432, 1,009 rolls. Census images from Ancestry.com. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005.), Jackson County, Alabama.

    8. [S22] US Census - 1860 - Population Schedules, United States of America, Bureau of the Census., (Eighth Census of the United States, 1860. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1860. M653, 1,438 rolls. Census images from Ancestry.com. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004.), Jackson County, Alabama.

    9. [S23] US Census - 1870 - Population Schedules, United States of America, Bureau of the Census, (Ninth Census of the United States, 1870. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration. M593, RG29, 1,761 rolls. Minnesota Census Schedules for 1870. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration. T132, RG29, 13 rolls. Census images from Ancestry.com. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2003.), Jackson County, Alabama.

    10. [S24] US Census - 1880 - Population Schedules, United States of America, Bureau of the Census, (Tenth Census of the United States, 1880. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1880. T9, 1,454 rolls. Census images from Ancestry.com. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005. 1880 U.S. Census Index provided by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Copyright 1999 Intellectual Reserve, Inc.), Jackson County, Alabama.

    11. [S28] US Census - 1900 - Population Schedules, United States of America, Bureau of the Census, (Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1900. T623, 1854 rolls. Census images from Ancestry.com. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004.), Jackson County, Alabama.

    12. [S7] US Census - 1910 - Population Schedules, United States of America, Bureau of the Census, (Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1910. T624, 1,178 rolls. Census images from Ancestry.com. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006.), Jackson County, Alabama.

    13. [S15] Jackson Alabama Cemetery MegaFile, Various, (compilation computer file of cemetery transcriptions for Jackson County, Alabama, from the internet; available at JacksonCountyGenealogy discussion group, groups.yahoo.com, 2009), Hurt Cemetery.


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