What is the origin of the name Wilkes?

Answer The name Wilkes has its origins in the Anglo-Saxon culture. It derives from the English name William and means "he who conquers." Historically, the name refers to "the son of Will" or "little Will... Read More »

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How to Change a Major at Wilkes?

Wilkes University is located in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. Wilkes was founded in 1933. As of 2011 it had evolved into a private, co-ed university with a total of 2,300 full-time students. Going to... Read More »

How old was Ashley Wilkes in Gone with the Wind?

He is obviously older than Scarlett and Melanie who are 16 and 17 respectively at the beginning of the story which from what I can tell begins onf April 15th, 1861.His sister India is 20 at the beg... Read More »

Colleges in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania?

Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, is located in the northeastern Pennsylvania county of Luzerne. Settled in 1769, Wilkes-Barre is situated on the Susquehanna River and is only hours from Philadelphia, Pe... Read More »

Who was Mrs Hamilton Mrs Kennedy and Mrs Butler but failed to become Mrs Wilkes?