Catherine Wilson

1831–
United States

The Life of Catherine

When Catherine Wilson was born in 1831, in United States, her father, Seth Wilson, was 35 and her mother, Sarah Hussey, was 33.

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Family Time Line

Seth Wilson
1796–1836
Sarah Hussey
1798–1874
Margaret Lucendea Wilson
1818–1901
Chistopher Hussey Wilson
1819–1903
Mary Ann Wilson
1821–1884
John Hussey Wilson
1823–1907
Elizabeth Jane Wilson
1825–1876
Seth Wilson
1827–1889
Nathan H Wilson
1828–1894
Catherine Wilson
1831–
Rebecca Ann Wilson
1834–

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World Events (3)

1832 · The Black Hawk War

Age 1

Convinced that a group of Native American tribes were hostile, The United States formed a frontier militia to stop them in their tracks. Even though Black Hawk was hoping to avoid bloodshed while trying to resettle on tribal land, U.S. officials opened fire on the Native Americans. Black Hawk then responded to this confrontation by successfully attacking the militia at the Battle of Stillman's Run and then left northward. After a few months the militia caught up with Black Hawk and his men and defeated them at the Battle of Wisconsin Heights. While being weakened by hunger, injuries and desertion, Black Hawk and the rest of the many native survivors retreated towards the Mississippi. Unfortunately, Black Hawk and other leaders were later captured when they surrendered to the US forces and were then imprisoned for a year.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 5

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1846

Age 15

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and northern Irish: patronymic from the personal name Will , a very common medieval short form of William .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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