Margaret Lucendea Wilson

Brief Life History of Margaret Lucendea

When Margaret Lucendea Wilson was born on 14 January 1818, in Greene, Ohio, United States, her father, Seth Wilson, was 21 and her mother, Sarah Hussey, was 19. She married John Stilman Young on 7 February 1839, in Tazewell, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Pekin, Tazewell, Illinois, United States in 1880. She died on 27 December 1901, in Elm Grove Township, Tazewell, Illinois, United States, at the age of 83.

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John Stilman Young
Margaret Lucendea Wilson
Marriage: 7 February 1839
David Cheney Young
Seth W Young
Charles Crawford Young
Theodore S. Young
Sarah P Young

Sources (8)

  • Mary Young in household of Theodore Young, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Margaret L Nilson, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
  • Margaret Wilson in entry for Theodore S. Young and Lena Brower, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 


Historical Boundaries: 1824: Sangamon, Illinois, United States 1824: Illinois, United States 1827: Tazewell, Illinois, United States


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

Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English personal name Will + patronymic -son ‘son of Will’. Will was a very common medieval short form of William . This surname is also very common among African Americans.

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

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Margaret Lucendea Wilson

Margaret had red hair. They lived in Pekin, Illinois, but she often visited Iowa. "I was born in Green County, Ohio, (near where the town of Dayton is now located) 14 Jan 1818, and am a little older …

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