Re: John Riley Wilkerson b.1825 AR m.1843 Henderson Co., TN d.1864 GA
The other John W. Wilkerson listed in Henderson Co. 1850 census can be easley traced. He is the son of John Wilkerson and Annie Woods. John Wilkerson married Annie Woods in Roane Co. Tn in 1813. Annie Woods married a second time to Asa Davis and moved to Henderson Co. with her son John W. Wilkerson. John W. Wilkerson is the grandson of John Wilkerson and Cootaya(full blood Cherokee). John W. Wilkerson was born on Feb. ?, 1817 in Tenn. and died in Muskogee, County, Oklahoma August 18, 1869. He took his family and moved first to Cooke Co. Texas and then to Oklahoma.