Willie Lela Willbanks[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8]

Female Abt 1879 - 1960


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  • Name  Willie Lela Willbanks 
    Born  Abt 1879  Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Female 
    Died  1960 
    Buried  Old Baptist Cemetery, Hollywood, Jackson, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • (Research):
      - Jackson County Marriages: Book H 1898-1902 page 242
      Harry H. Wright not previously married age 24
      Miss Willie Lela Wilbanks not previously married age 22
      Lis: 27 Jan 1900 Sol: 28 Jan 1900 At Hollywood, Ala. by D. K. Pegues,
      Min Witness: J. O. St Clair and W. F. Bryant

      - Alabama Marriage Collection, 1800-1969 about Willie Lela Wilbanks
      Name: Willie Lela Wilbanks
      Spouse: Harry H Wright
      Marriage Date: 28 Jan 1900
      County: Jackson
      State: Alabama
      Performed By Title: Minister of the Gospel
      Performed by Name: D K Pegues
      Source information: Jordan Dodd, Liahona Research

      - Alabama, County Marriages, 1809-1950 (index and images, FamilySearch)
      Name:Riley Walker
      Titles and Terms:
      Event Type:Marriage
      Event Date:07 Aug 1940
      Event Place:Jackson, Alabama, United States
      Gender:Male
      Age:64
      Birth Year (Estimated):1876
      Marriage License Place:Jackson, Alabama, United States
      Father's Name:John Walker
      Father's Titles and Terms:
      Mother's Name:Penny Keeton
      Mother's Titles and Terms:
      Spouse's Name:Willie Wright
      Spouse's Titles and Terms:
      Spouse's Gender:Female
      Spouse's Age:
      Spouse's Birth Year (Estimated):
      Spouse's Father's Name:William Willbanks
      Spouse's Father's Titles and Terms:
      Spouse's Mother's Name:Naoma L Samply
      Spouse's Mother's Titles and Terms:
      Page:144
      GS Film Number:001734820
      Digital Folder Number:007066759
      Image Number:00938

      Citing this Record:
      "Alabama, County Marriages, 1809-1950," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QKMY-WFPT : accessed 24 April 2015), William Willbanks in entry for Riley Walker and Willie Wright, 07 Aug 1940; citing Jackson, Alabama, United States, county courthouses, Alabama; FHL microfilm .

      {Extracted additional info from marriage license image:}
      Riley Walker, DOB 5 Oct 1870 in Tenn, father John Walker, mother Penny Keeton, 2nd marriage

      - See census notes for father William Wilbanks. Since Willie was shown as age 1 in the 1880 Census, assumed that 1879 is the best estimate for her birth year, among the many to choose from.

      - 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 Jackson Co Ala Census household:
      Some detail in this entry may be suppressed.
      Wright, Harry, Head, M, W, 44, Ala b~1876
      _____, Willie., Wife, F, W, 41, Ala ~1879
      _____, Herbert or Norbert, Son, M, W, 14, Ala ~1906 Hubert
      _____, Harmon or Norman, Son, M, W, 10, Ala ~1910 Herman
      _____, Ruth, Daughter, F, W, 7, Ala ~1913 Willbanks, Mattie, sister-in-law, F, W, 48, Ala ~1872

      - 1930 Jackson Co Ala Census, Scottsboro, Dist 25 entire hh Ala/Ala/Ala
      Some detail in this entry may be suppressed.
      Wright, Harry, head, MW, 5x?
      ______, Willie, wife, FW, 6x?
      ______, Herman, son, MW, 20
      ______, Lella R., dau, FW, 17 assumed Lella Ruth______, Hubert, son, MW, 2x?
      ______, Gladys, wife of Hubert, FW, 25Willbanks, Mattie, s-in-law, FW, 57

      - 1940 Jackson Co Ala Census, Scottsboro 36-25b
      Ancestry.com image saved
      Some detail in this entry may be suppressed.
      Wright, Willie, head FW 51 marr? Ala ~1889
      ___, Herman, son MW 23 marr? Ala ~1917 birth yr inconsistentWillbanks, Martha, sister FW 68 single Ala ~1872 informant
      MSK: not really used, because Willie's 68-year old sister provided the info and almost none of it is consistent with earlier records.

      - Old Baptist Cemetery, Jackson Co Ala
      Willie Wright 1881 - 1960
      Harry Wright 1875 - 1939
    Person ID  I502  msktree
    Last Modified  8 May 2017 

    Father  William M. Willbanks,   b. May 1838, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1920 
    Mother  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 
    Family ID  F228  Group Sheet

    Family (Spouse) 1  Harry H. Wright,   b. Abt 1876, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1939 
    Married  27 Jan 1900  Hollywood, Jackson, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Living
    >2. Hubert Wright,   b. Abt 1905, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Herman Wright,   b. Abt 1909, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Woodrow Wright,   b. 25 Nov 1917, Jackson, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified  19 Apr 2008 
    Family ID  F604  Group Sheet

    Family (Spouse) 2  Riley Walker,   b. 5 Oct 1870, Tennessee, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married  7 Aug 1940  Jackson, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified  8 May 2017 
    Family ID  F722  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. [S6] Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950 (FamilySearch.org), (FamilySearch.org, index and images, citing Alabama county courthouses and FHL microfilm), Riley Walker & Willie Wright.

    3. [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.

    4. [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.

    5. [S8] US Census - 1920 - Population Schedules, United States of America, Bureau of the Census, (Fourteenth Census of the United States, 1920. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1920. T625, 2,076 rolls. Census images from Ancestry.com. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005.), Jackson County, Alabama.

    6. [S9] US Census - 1930 - Population Schedules, United States of America, Bureau of the Census, (Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1930. T626, 2,667 rolls. Census images from Ancestry.com. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2002.), Jackson County, Alabama.

    7. [S10] US Census - 1940 - Population Schedule, United States of America, Bureau of the Census, (Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1940. T627, 4,643 rolls.), Jackson County, Alabama.

    8. [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), Old Baptist Cemetery.


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