Christened at Downham, Lancashire, England; probably the daughter of Ellen Chatburn and John Wilkinson. Possibly died in Appanoose County, Iowa; buried at Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois. 1 (See Document 1.2, 1.11)
-  William Bennett Price, The Register of the Parish Church of St. Leonard, Downham, 1605–1837 (Layland, England: Leyland Printing, 1979), 102, 156. Susan Easton Black and Harvey Bischoff Black , eds., Annotated Record of Baptisms for the Dead, 1840–1845: Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois (Provo, UT: Center for Family History and Genealogy, Brigham Young University, 2002), 6:3837–3838. Ellen Briggs Douglas to family, Apr. 14, 1844, CHL. Nauvoo (Ill.), Sexton, Nauvoo Sexton Cemetery Records, 1839–1845, p. 8, Margret Wilkinson, CHL.