Transcribed from The Victoria Advocate (a newspaper published in Victoria, Victoria County, Texas), Page Four, Volume L, dated Saturday, the 14th of November of 1896
On Thursday [note: should read Wednesday] at Germantown occured the death of John W. Wilkerson an old resident of this section. Mr. Wilkerson spent many years in Victoria, Lavaca, Calhoun and DeWitt counties, had many friends and leaves a number of children, one of whom is Alderman L. G. Wilkerson. He was noted for his promptness and took pride in being punctual in business matters. His remains were interred in Evergreen Cemetery Thursday in this city [Victoria, Texas], a long procession following them to their last resting place.
Note: John W. Wilkerson death date 11 November 1896
See Findagrave Memorial #59471923 for linkage to other family members