Lodema Wilson

14 February 1846–24 March 1920 (Age 74)
Ontario, Canada

The Life of Lodema

When Lodema Wilson was born on 14 February 1846, in Ontario, Canada, her father, Houston Nelson Wilson, was 26 and her mother, Carline Soper, was 23. She married Harrison W Gray on 4 July 1868. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Fayette Township, Fayette, Iowa, United States in 1900 and Fayette, Fayette, Iowa, United States for about 10 years. She died on 24 March 1920, in Iowa, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Fayette, Fayette, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Harrison W Gray
1845–1929
Lodema Wilson
1846–1920
Marriage: 4 July 1868
George Gray
1869–1870
William Gray
1870–1878
Maggie Gray
1876–1878
Bessie Mabel Gray
1881–
Elsie Gray
1885–1885
Edith Louise Gray
1885–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
4 July 1868
children

(6)

    George Gray

    Male1869–1870Male

    William Gray

    Male1870–1878Male

    Maggie Gray

    Female1876–1878Female

    Bessie Mabel Gray

    Female1881–Female

    Elsie Gray

    Female1885–1885Female

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Houston Nelson Wilson

    Male1820–1877Male

    Carline Soper

    Female1823–1892Female

siblings

(7)

    Louisa Wilson

    Female1841–Female

    Female1846–1920Female

    Margaret Wilson

    Female1850–1867Female

    George William Wilson

    Male1852–1926Male

    Mary Ellen wilson

    Female1854–Female

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1847 · The Great Seal of the State of Iowa is made

Age 1

The Great Seal of the State of Iowa was created in 1847 and depicts a soldier standing in a wheat field surrounded by symbols including farming, mining, and transportation with the Mississippi River in the background. An eagle overhead bears the state motto.
1863

Age 17

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 20

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

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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Sources (3)

  • Lodema Gray in household of H W Gray, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Lodema Gray in household of Harrison W Gray, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Lodena Gray in household of Frederick M Holms, "United States Census, 1910"

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