Fourth Generation


117. Orlando Hurd Wilklow was born on 29 July 1845 in Mishawaka, St. Joseph Co., IN. He graduated in 1868 at De Pauw University in Greencastle, Putnam Co., IN. He received a A. B. - Law degree. Orlando died on 2 April 1870 in Mishawaka, St. Joseph Co., IN. He was buried at Mishawaka City Cemetery in Mishawaka, St. Joseph Co., IN.9

Orlando Hurd Wilklow and Rebecca E. Grimes were married on 28 May 1868.

Rebecca E. Grimes was born about 1850 in Indiana, the daughter of Dr. James F. Grimes and Caroline E. Harris. Rebecca was living 1878 - 1884 in the 17th District of Idaho Co., Idaho. In 1885 she was a teacher at the Washington St. school in South Bend, IN. She lived at 1011 S. Michigan in South Bend at that time. In 1891 she was accepted as a teacher in Union County, Oregon but it not sure if she lived there at the time or not. She does show up as living in Dawson City, Yukon Territory in 1900 and 1901. She was living at 204 E. Second, Mishawaka, Ind. from 1904 to 1906. There is a portrait of her in the Southwest Photo Archives and it says she is a school teacher in Chloride, N.M sometime between 1900 - 1909. She died on 24 October 1930 in Sierra Co., NM.

Census records
1870 (from Mishawaka, IN p. 397) Rebecca 20 living with James (45) and Caroline (48) Grimes
1880 (from 17th Dist., Idaho Co., ID) Rebecca E. 30, widowed, school teacher
1910 (Tesuque, Santa Fe Co., NM) Rebecca 60
1920 (Tesuque, Santa Fe Co., NM) Rebecca 70 (owns a fruit farm)
1930 (Hot Springs, Sierra Co., NM) Rebecca 80