WILKERSON, Claude: He was born May 15, 1890 in Carthage, Jasper Co., MO, the son of James N. and Luzetta Butcher Wilkerson. James was born in Lafayette Co., MO, and Luzetta was born in Benton County. James was the son of John Wilkerson. John and Luzetta were the parents of three sons: Jesse, Claude and Otto. Claude married Miss Elizabeth O'Bannon of Sedalia on April 11, 1912. They have two children: Elizabeth and Mamie Lane.

Source: McGruder, Mark A. History of Pettis County, Missouri (Topeka: Historical Publishing Company, 1919)
Submitter: Robin Helman