Fifth Generation


303. Harry Wilklow Sr. was born on 17 March 1899 in Oxford, Calhoun Co., AL.28,30 His draft record from WWI has him living in Carlisle, Lonoke Co. AR and working as a well worker. Has light brown eyes and black hair in 1918. Harry worked for Kellogg Co. in Battle Creek, Mich. for 34 years. After he retired, he and his wife moved to the southern part of Texas and later to Albuquerque, NM.He died on 12 February 1984 in Albuquerque, Bernalillo Co., NM.28 He was buried at Sunset Memorial Park in Albuquerque, Bernalillo Co., NM. Mrs. Wilklow was living in Albuquerque in 1985.

A young Harry
A young Harry
Jewell about 1950
Jewell about 1950
Older Harry
Older Harry

Harry married Jewell Mettie Dorris who was born on 30 May 1902 in Marion, Williamson Co., IL. She died on 30 May 1995 in Siskiyou Co., CA.41

Redding Record Searchlight (CA) - May 31, 1995

Jewell Wilklow

RED BLUFF - Graveside services for Jewell Mettie Wilklow, 92, of Red Bluff will be conducted at 10 a.m. today at Oak Hill Cemetery.

Mrs. Wilklow died Sunday, May 28, 1995, at Laurel Crest Manor in Mount Shasta.

Born May 30, 1902, in Marion, Ill., she moved to Tehama County in 1992 from Albuquerque, N.M.

She was a homemaker and a member of First Baptist Church.

Survivors include daughter Jewell Brown of Red Bluff; nine grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

Arrangements are being handled by Chapel of the Flowers.

Residences from directories
(all Battle Creek, MI)
1937 - 39 45 Lansing Ave.
1940 - 45 83 Nelson St.
1947 31 Charles St.
1951 15 E. Rittenhouse Ave.
1954 16 S. Broad St.

Harry Wilklow Sr. and Jewell Mettie Dorris had the following children:

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i.

Harry Wilklow Jr.

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ii.

Jewell Dorris Wilklow was born about 1928. She first married Alvin Lee Glovier and they had a daughter. Jewell married second Boyce Alfred Brown (now deceased). They had a son.

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iii.

Charles Francis Wilklow.

Census record
1930 36 Lansing Ave., Battle Creek, MI Harry 31 (b AL), Jewell M. 27 (b IL), Harry 6 (b AR), Jewell D. 8m (b MI)