Emily Ruth Wilson

27 October 1835–22 October 1892 (Age 56)
Caswell, North Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of Emily Ruth

When Emily Ruth Wilson was born on 27 October 1835, in Caswell, North Carolina, United States, her father, Dennis Wilson, was 43 and her mother, Martha G. Rice, was 36. She married Archibald Robert Weeks on 18 October 1854, in Rutherford, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Raleigh, Wake, North Carolina, United States in 1870 and Pleasant Grove Township, Johnston, North Carolina, United States in 1880. She died on 22 October 1892, in Johnston, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 56.

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Family Time Line

Archibald Robert Weeks
1827–1910
Emily Ruth Wilson
1835–1892
Marriage: 18 October 1854
Franklin M. Weeks
1860–1950
William M Weeks
1863–1925
Edwin Malcolm Weeks
1865–1962
Caledonia Josephine Weeks
1868–1939
Claudius Robert Weeks
1871–1947
James Otis Weeks
1876–1880
Myrtle Irene Weeks
1879–1975

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 October 1854Rutherford, North Carolina, United States
  • Children

    (7)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

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    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 1
    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 11
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1853 · First State Fair
    Age 18
    The first state fair in North Carolina was held in Raleigh and was put on by the North Carolina State Agricultural Society in 1853. The fair has been continuous except for during the American Civil War and Reconstruction and WWII.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Will
    William
    Willson

    Sources (29)

    • Emily Weeks in household of A R Weeks, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Emma Weeks in household of Robert Weeks, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Emily R Wilson in household of Dennis Wilson, "United States Census, 1850"

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