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Name:Charles Wilkes
Affiliation:Class of 1874
Biography & Genealogy:Charles Wilkes,Class of 1874: Genealogy: Born- Feb. 9, 1855 in Charlotte, NC. Father- John Wilkes: born March 31, 1827 in New York City, died July 6, 1908 in Charlotte, NC. Was a Lieut. in the U.S. Navy. Mother- Jane Renwick Smedberg: born Nov. 22, 1827 in New York City, died Jan. 19, 1913 in Charlotte, NC. Pat. Grandfather- Charles Wilkes of New York City; Pat. Grandmother- Jane Renwick of New York City. Mat. Grandfather- Charles Gustave Smedberg of Stockholm Sweden; Mat. Grandmother- Isabella Renwick of New York City (born in Scotland) Never married. VMI Record: Entered VMI- Aug. 30, 1870; Left after one year. Careers: Superindendent of Mecklenburg Iron Works in Charlotte, NC. Died- Aug. 6, 1873 in Charlotte, N.C. (Typhoid Fever).
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