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Willard Stevens Gilkerson

(Nov 28, 1858 - Apr 23, 1898)
Willard Stevens Gilkerson|b. Nov 28, 1858\nd. Apr 23, 1898|p4708.htm|Walker Minor Gilkerson|b. Dec 26, 1817\nd. May 3, 1897|p4686.htm|Prudence Thayer Somers|b. Jul 20, 1826\nd. Dec 18, 1902|p4675.htm|John Gilkerson|b. May 8, 1770|p6291.htm|Elizabeth Minor||p6299.htm|Robert Somers|b. Apr 3, 1783\nd. bef. Jan 12, 1851|p5859.htm|Harriet A. Sheldon|b. c. 1789\nd. May 18, 1867|p5860.htm|
Descendants of Bartholomew Somers
     Willard Stevens Gilkerson was born on Nov 28, 1858 in Québec.1,2,3 He was the son of Walker Minor Gilkerson and Prudence Thayer Somers. He was baptized on Oct 29, 1862 at the Congregational Church in Sherbrooke.1

     He appeared on the 1881 Canadian Census of Sherbrooke, North Ward, Sherbrooke, Québec in the household of his parents.2

     Willard married Sadie J. Eames.4,3

     Willard died on Apr 23, 1898 at the age of 39 years, 4 months and 26 days.3 He was buried in Elmwood Cemetery, Sherbrooke.3


  1. 1815-1879, District of Saint-Francis: From the Church Records of Sixteen Religious Denominations, Catholics Not Included, 6 volumes. Sherbrooke, Québec, Canada: La Société de Généalogie des Cantons de l'Est Inc, 1991. Births, 2 volumes.
  2. Quebec. District Sherbrooke (55). 1881 Canadian Census, population schedule. Micropublication C-13199 (FHL Film 1375835). Ottawa, Ontario: Library and Archives Canada.
  3. Cemeteries of Québec. Sherbrooke County, Sherbrooke, Elmwood Cemetery. Online
  4. Cemeteries of Québec. Sherbrooke County, Sherbrooke, Elmwood Cemetery. Online