Benjamin J. Wilcox

Maleabout 1772–1846

Brief Life History of Benjamin J.

When Benjamin J. Wilcox was born about 1772, in Richmond, Washington, Rhode Island, United States, his father, Peleg Wilcox, was 17 and his mother, Dinah Johnston, was 21. He married Elizabeth Record on 14 November 1799. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He died in 1846, in Java, Wyoming, New York, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Varysburg, Wyoming, New York, United States.

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Benjamin J. Wilcox
Sarah Ann Wilbor
Amos Benjamin Wilcox
Parmelia Wilcox
about 1831–
William W Wilcox
Russell Wilcox
Alexander Wilcox
Mary Wilcox
Lewis Wilcox
Hezekiah Wilcox
Clarinda Wilcox

Sources (5)

  • Benjamin Wilcox, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Benjamin Wilcox, "Rhode Island, Marriages, 1724-1916"
  • Benjamin in entry for Thomas Records Willcox, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"

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World Events (8)


Age 4

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.


Age 4

New York is the 11th state.

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 22

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire, Lancashire, and Flintshire): variant of Wilcock , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. This form of the surname is based on the pronunciation.

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

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