Jesse Wilks left bequests to beloved son Benjamin the W. 1/2 of the 1/4 land I now live on, beloved wife Judah all remainder of land, to be equally divided among children at her death; two dear daughters Malinda and Adaline bed, furniture, cow, calf, $55; daughters Lucy Morrison and Elizabeth . . . appoint my Worthy friends Amos Wilks son William Morrison and Benjamin Wilkes my Executors. Not named was son Jesse Wilkes Jr., as proven in estate record, nor Samuel Wilkes who were both in DeSoto Co., MS in 1850 census, so probably they had already been provided for.
220.127.116.11.1 John6 Wilks was born in 1823 at AL.
18.104.22.168.2 William6 Wilks was born in 1826 at TN. He married Margaret E. Strayhorn on 4 Apr 1846 at DeSoto Co., MS.
22.214.171.124.3 Frances E.6 Wilks was born in 1829 at TN.
126.96.36.199.4 Adoline E.6 Wilks was born in 1833 at TN.
188.8.131.52.5 Samuel6 Wilks Jr. was born in 1835 at TN.
184.108.40.206.1 Albert6 Wilks was born in 1830 at AL.
220.127.116.11.2 Lucy6 Wilks was born in 1833 at AL.
18.104.22.168.3 Esther6 Wilks was born in 1838 at AL.
22.214.171.124.4 Rebecca6 Wilks was born in 1839 at MS.
126.96.36.199.5 Thomas6 Wilks was born in 1842 at MS.
188.8.131.52.6 Nancy6 Wilks was born in 1846 at MS.
184.108.40.206.1 Sarah Jane6 Wilks was born on 19 Oct 1832 at AL.
220.127.116.11.2 Mary M.6 Wilks was born on 15 Nov 1835 at AL.
18.104.22.168.3 Samuel L.6 Wilks was born circa 1837 at TN. He married Elizabeth Temperance Baker circa 1863 at Tonganoxie, Leavenworth Co., KS.
22.214.171.124.4 Harriet M.6 Wilks married Mr. Dixon. She was born on 6 Jul 1840 at TN. She died in Feb 1915 at age 74.
126.96.36.199.5 Lucretia6 Wilks was born on 14 Nov 1842 at MO or TN.
188.8.131.52.6 William Elkins6 Wilks married Nancy Angeline Scott. He was born on 25 Jan 1845 at MO.
184.108.40.206.7 Margaret L.6 Wilks was born in Nov 1845 at MO.
220.127.116.11.8 Rachel E.6 Wilks was born on 20 Jan 1849 at MO.
18.104.22.168.9 Martha A.6 Wilks was born circa 1853 at MO.
22.214.171.124.10 James Douglas6 Wilks died at Orange Co., CA. He was born on 16 May 1854 at MO. He married Jessie Fremont Hunt circa 1888?