Wilkes-Hunt Photos




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1. John Wilkes and Martha Elizabeth Hunt, married October 1873 in the Endowment House


2. john Wilkes and Martha Elizabeth Hunt


3. Site of the first Wilkes' cabins in Afton, 1879


4. Site of the first Wilkes' cabins on the south side of Swift Creek


5. Site of the cabins in 2009


6. Front: Hettie, John, Benoni, Martha, Sarah and Charlotte Ann; Back: Edmond, John Daniel and Martha Elizabeth, about 1892


06a. Wilkes' home on Washington Street in Afton, Wyoming with a granddaughter


7. Property where the John and Martha Wilkes home was built on Washington Street in Afton


8. Current buildings on property formerly owned by the Wilkes


9. The Wilkes owned half of the block these buildings are on


10. Same


11. Same


12. Portrait of John Wilkes


13. Martha Elizabeth Hunt and her daughter Mabel, about 1912


14. Hettie and her brother Edmond Wilkes


15. Front: Darah Leola; Back: Charlotte Ann and Benoni Wilkes


16. John Daniel Wilkes


17. Luella Child


18. Luella Child Wilkes


19. Luella Child Wilkes


20. Norma, Edgar and DeLoyd children of Johna Daniel and Luella Wilkes


21. Frank Leroy Walker son of Lorin Walker and Martha Elizabeth Wilkes, with his wife Idella Stratton


22. Mary Blacker Edmond Wilkes with their daughter Arvilla


23. Edmond Wilkes with his second wife Bessie Moffat, married 1910


24. Font: Edmond Wilkes and his son Murray; Back: Arvilla, Mary and Lenore Wilkes


25. Howard Wilkes son of Edmond and Bessie Wilkes


26. Arvilla, mary and Howard Wilkes


27. Fornt: Fern, Hyrum, Charlotte Wilkes and Ardel Barker; Back: Golden, Neldon, Merle, George L. and Devere Braker


28. Louise (died age 13), Merle, Devere and George L Barker


29. Benoni Gashum Moroni (Noen) Wilkes and Mary Emily Lindsay on their wedding day


30. Mary (Mamie) and Noen Wilkes


31. Front: John, Mamie and Noen Wilkes; Back: Ruth and Rhena Wilkes


32. Mamie and Noen


33. Rhena, John and Ruth Wilkes


34. Rhena and Ruth Wilkes


35. Rhena Wilkes and LaVar Nield; Middle: Betty, Naomi and Darrell Nield; Back: Roma, John, Rhena Louise and Mary Lou Nield


36. Linda Wilkes granddaughter of Noen and Mamie


37. A road sign pointing to the Halfway House a stage stop operated by Noen and Mami Wilkes on Corw Creek, between Afton, Wyoming and Montpelier, Idaho


38. A interpertive sign about the Halfway House


39. A interpertive sign about the Halfway House


40. Looking at the Halway House from Crow Creek road.


41. Remains of the Halfway House cabin about 2009


43. Halfway House


44. Halfway House


45. Halfway House


46. Halfway House


47. Halfway House


48. Halfway House


49. Halfway House arial view


50. Sarah Leola Wilkes, William Thede and Joseph Holbrook


51. Sara Leola Wilkes Holbrook


52. Joseph Holbrook


53. Thede Holbrook


54. Glenn Holbrook


55. Dortha Holbrook


56. Blane Holbrook


57. Beth Holbrook


58. Helen Holbrook


59. Mabel Luella Wilkes and Lorain Brown


60. Front: Lorain, LuJean and Mabel Wilkes Brown; Back: Lorain Jr., June, Valene and Mack W Brown


61. Valene, LuJean, June, Mabel, Lorain, Mack and Lorain Jr. Brown


62. The Lorain and Mabel Brown family


63. A portion of the group attending the John Wilkes Family Organization reunion at Rupert, Idaho 1938. Front row: Idella Walker, Arvilla Wilkes, Aunt Luella Wilkes, Hettie Blacker with granddaughter Kay Blacker, June Brown, Aunt Mabel Brown. Second row: Frank Walker, Pearl Walker Oldham and baby, Aunt Lottie Barker, Uncle Hy Barker, Aunt Mattie Walker, Uncle Ed Wilkes, Mary Wilkes, Uncle Lorain Brown, Valene Brown. Third row: Unknown, Unknown, Jessie Blacker, Hyrum


64. This picture shows six of the seven children of the same family, this time Uncle Noen is absent. Picture taken at a family reunion in Rupert, Idaho left to right: Aunt Lottie Barker, Uncle Ed, Aunt Mabel Brown, Aunt Mattie Walker, Hettie Blacker and Luella Wilkes (John's widow). About 1939.


65. John and Martha Wilkes children taken at a family reunion held in Fairview, Wyoming about 1946. Left to right: Uncle Noen, Aunt Lottie Barker, Aunt Mattie Walker, Hettie Blacker, Aunt Mabel Brown and Uncle Ed. Aunt Lola Holbrook was absent.


66.Martha Eynon wife of Daniel D. Hunt


67. After Charlotte Hunt Beers died in childbirth in Manassa, Colorado, her sister-in-law sent this lock of her hair to her mother Martha Eynon Hunt in St. Charles, Idaho


68. The first page of a letter from Annie Young sent to Martha Eynon Hunt telling about the death of her daughter


69. The second page of a letter from Annie Young sent to Martha Eynon Hunt telling about the death of her daughter


70. A page of one of several letters written by Charlote Hunt Beers to her mother


71. Williams Wilkes and Elizabeth Hunt with four of their children in Tewkesbury, England. Front: Henry, Elizabeth, William and Elizabeth; Back: Hannah and William Jr.


72. Wlilliam Wilkes Jr. and Elizabeth Haines


73. Front: James, Samuel, Mary Ann and Elizabeth Wilkes; Middle: Jacobine Hemmert and William Wilkes Jr.; Back: Sarah Ann and John Wilkes children of William Wilkes Jr. and Elizabeth Haines