Sixth Generation


598. George William "Bill" Wilklow was born on 10 September 1886 in Brewster, Thomas Co., KS. Registered for the WWI draft at Bannock, Idaho. Corporal in Co. D 13th Colorado Infantry, WWI. He died on 4 August 1956 in Colorado Springs, El Paso Co., CO. He was buried in lot T-59 of Evergreen Cem. in Colorado Springs, El Paso Co., CO.

Colorado Springs Gazette Telegraph - 6 Aug 1956, p. 5

Wilklow - Arrangements for Mr. George William Wilklow of 1338 South Knox Court, Denver, Colorado will be announced later. (Remple)

Bill Wilklow and Isabel H. Boegel were married about 1904. They were divorced before 1907. Isabel H. Boegel was born about 1884 in Missouri. The 1921 directory for Colorado Springs shows Edna F. Wilklow and Isabel H. Boegel both laundryworker, res. 21 E. Vermijo.

Bill and Isabel had this child:

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Edna Wilklow was born about 1905. Edna and George Knapp were married on 28 January 1922 in Douglas Co., CO.

Bill Wilklow and Eugenie Anastasia Sullivan were married on 2 November 1907 in Colorado Springs, El Paso Co., CO. They were divorced on 4 January 1910. Eugenie Anastasia Sullivan was born on 4 April 1892 in Colorado. She died in either Feb. or Apr. 1932. She was buried at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Glendale, Los Angeles Co., CA.

Colorado Springs Gazette 3 Nov, 1907

Young Brides in Demand.

Three Girls, Aged 15, 18 and 19, to Be Married. Youthful brides appeared in demand in the office of the county clerk yesterday, for the three licenses granted gave the ages of the brides as 15, 18 and 19 years, respectively. In one instance, that of Miss Eugenia A.Sullivan, the 15-year-old girl who is to marry G. William Wilklow, the bride was accompanied by her mother, Mrs. Sarah A. Sullivan, who was present to give her official consent to the match. Both the parties live in Colorado Springs, the home of the bride and her mother being at 324 Main street, Roswell.
Colorado Springs Gazette: Jan 5 1910; p. 9

Mrs. Eugenia Wilklow yesterday filed suit in the county court for divorce from her husband, William Wilklow. She makes sensational charges, which, if found to be authentic, will cause the district attorney's office to make a thorough investigation and may send several reputable people to prison. Mrs. Wilklow is 17 years old and the mother of a child 10 months old.
6 Jan. 1910 p.6

County Judge J. E. Little yesterday granted Mrs. Eugenia Wilklow temporary alimony of $10. a month and $25 attorney's fees, from William Wilklow.

Bill Wilklow and Eugenie Anastasia Sullivan had this daughter:

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Eugenia Virginia Wilklow was born on 8 February 1909 in Roswell, El Paso Co., CO. (Roswell is now part of Colorado Springs.) (Colorado Springs Gazette dated March 4, 1909 says that Mr. & Mrs. William Wilklow announced the birth of a daughter.) She was baptized about 1918 at Alvarado Baptist Church in Colorado Springs, El Paso Co., CO.

Eugenia and Frederick Nelson (or Nilsen) were married about 1926 in California. (Frederick was born on 20 July 1900 in Mosjóen, Nordland, Norway. He died in 1976 in Clear Lake, Lake Co., CA.) They had two sons and then had their marriage annulled about 1931.

Eugenia's father sent her on a boat cruise up the west coast to Victoria after her marriage was annulled. She stayed at the Ominion Hotel owned by Stephen Jones and met her future husband, Howard Jones. Eugenia and Howard Jones were married on 6 March 1933 in Eugene, Lane Co., OR. Howard Jones was born on 1 May 1912 in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, the son of Stephen Jones and Eliza Margaret Thompson. He died on 18 March 1958 in Burbank, Los Angeles Co., CA. He was buried on 21 March 1958 at Grandview Memorial Park in Glendale, Los Angeles Co., CA. Eugenia and Howard had two daughters and then they were divorced on 7 December 1945 in Reno, Washoe Co., NV.

Eugenia Virginia Wilklow and Hugh Holdsworth Wallace were married on 26 February 1946 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Hugh Holdsworth Wallace was born on 26 September 1920 in Olds, Alberta, Canada, the son of Allan Hiram Wallace and Violet Clare Lamont Holdsworth.

Bill Wilklow and Emily ----- were married on 15 December 1926 in Greeley, Weld Co., CO. She was Mrs. Wohld at the time of her marriage to Bill. Emily ----- was born on 18 November 1896. She died in March 1982.28

Bill Wilklow and Grace Lucile Bowles were married on 2 January 1934 in Central City, Gilpin Co., CO. Grace Lucile Bowles was born on 17 December 1910.28 They were divorced in 1946. She died on 7 August 1996 in Aurora, Arapahoe Co., CO.28

Bill and Grace had the following children:

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Georgia Lee Wilklow was born in 1936. She married Robert Ralph Stitt and they had 8 children.

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Wesley Bruce Wilklow was born in 1939. He married Carolyn A. Haselhorst and they had three daughters.

1906 Colorado Springs, CO directory - Bill was a clay worker Van Briggle Pottery Co.

Census record
1920 (324 East Colorado Ave, Colorado Springs, Precinct 21, CO) Isabel Boegel 36 divorced, Edna Wilklow 15 daughter, William Gray 33 lodger, Eva Kirby 18 lodger.