William Henry Folkes

ID Number: T03925
Biographical Data
Basic Identification
Gender: male Ethnicity: Immigration: Attributed Race: black Free or Enslaved: unknown
Birth & Family
Birth Date: c.1845/00/00 Birthplace: Lynchburg, Virginia Mother: Martha Folkes (or Edley?) Father: Phillip Edley or Folkes 1st Spouse: Lucy Folkes 2nd Spouse: Emma Flood Folkes
Age Details
Age: about 75 Age Group: elder adult (60+)
Life Details
Occupation(s): cabinet maker (J. H. C. Winston or Folkes & Winston) Last Church: unknown Military Service: Last Residence: Lynchburg, Virginia Last Address: 404 Taylor Street
Death Date: 1920/04/05 Death Note: none Place of Death: home Cause of Death: chronic Bright's disease
Burial & Undertaking
Burial Date: 1920/04/08 Funeral Home: Strange & Higginbotham Indigent?: private interment
Gravesite and Grave Marker Data
Grave Marker or Marker Fragment: none Section: unknown Confirmation Source for Location: Grave Marker Erector(s): Confirmation Source for Interment: official ledger
Obituary and Biographical Detials

His death certificate and marriage license give conflicting parents’ names

Married 1890

Phillip Edley (1897-1938) was his adopted son according to the 1900 census

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