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Edwin Augustus Jelks, M.D.

Edwin Augustus Jelks, M.D.

Male 1836 - 1908  (71 years)

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  • Name Edwin Augustus Jelks 
    Suffix M.D. 
    Born 01 Oct 1836  Hawkinsville, Pulaski, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Military 23 Jul 1861  Quitman, Brooks, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Enlisted, Capt. William Lane's Company, 13th Regiment, Georgia Infantry. Detailed as Assistant Surgeon, 15 Sep 1861. 
    Military 09 Apr 1865  Appomattox Courthouse, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Surrendered and paroled, 26 Georgia Regiment. 
    Occupation Medical Doctor 
    Died 28 Jul 1908  Quitman, Brooks, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried West End Cemetery, Quitman, Brooks, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Jelks, Edwin Augustus
    Jelks, Edwin Augustus
    Person ID I8819  Dickinson
    Last Modified 27 Apr 2012 

    Father James Oliver Jelks,   b. 29 Oct 1802, Halifax County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jul 1883, Hawkinsville, Pulaski, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Mother Mary Polhill,   b. 09 Aug 1814, Burke County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Aug 1895, Hawkinsville, Pulaski, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 19 Mar 1833  Pulaski County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Family ID F2382  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Constance Atkinson,   b. 16 Jun 1842, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 03 Apr 1890, Quitman, Brooks, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years) 
    Married 10 Nov 1863  Camden County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. Mary Elizabeth Jelks,   b. 06 Nov 1868, Quitman, Brooks, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 09 Jul 1885, Quitman, Brooks, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 16 years)
     2. Sarah Josephine Jelks,   b. 26 Jul 1870, Quitman, Brooks, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Mar 1940, Valdosta, Lowndes, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     3. Edwin Briggs Jelks,   b. 18 Dec 1873, Quitman, Brooks, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Dec 1930, Quitman, Brooks, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
     4. Nellie Constance Jelks,   b. 19 Dec 1879, Quitman, Brooks, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 03 Dec 1880, Quitman, Brooks, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 12 Apr 2012 
    Family ID F2383  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Janie Sinclair,   b. 08 Jun 1858, Quitman, Brooks, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 06 Feb 1929, Quitman, Brooks, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married Abt 1891  Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 13 Apr 2012 
    Family ID F2384  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 01 Oct 1836 - Hawkinsville, Pulaski, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary - Enlisted, Capt. William Lane's Company, 13th Regiment, Georgia Infantry. Detailed as Assistant Surgeon, 15 Sep 1861. - 23 Jul 1861 - Quitman, Brooks, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary - Surrendered and paroled, 26 Georgia Regiment. - 09 Apr 1865 - Appomattox Courthouse, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 28 Jul 1908 - Quitman, Brooks, Georgia Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Photos
    Edwin Augustus Jelks
    Edwin Augustus Jelks

    Documents
    Jelks, Edwin Augustus
    Jelks, Edwin Augustus
    History of Pulaski County, Georgia, Hawkinsville Chapter DAR, (Atlanta, Georgia: W. W. Brown, 1935), 358

    Histories
    Veterans: Confederate
    Veterans: Confederate

    We are a band of brothers, and native to the soil,
    Fighting for our Liberty with treasure, blood and toil;
    And when our rights were threaten'd, the cry rose near and far,
    Hurrah for the Bonnie Blue Flag, that bears a Single Star!


    The Bonnie Blue Flag
    Harry Macarthy

  • Sources 
    1. [S171485] Directory of Deceased American Physicians, 1804-1929, JAMA Citation: 51:694.

    2. [S012032] Georgia Marriages, 1699-1944, Hunting For Bears, comp., (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004).

    3. [S007817] Georgia Marriages to 1850, Jordan R. Dodd, (Provo, Utah: The Generations Network, Inc., 1997).