Lodema Wilson

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

The Life Summary of Lodema

When Lodema Wilson was born on 14 February 1846, in Ontario, Canada, her father, Houston 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
Lodema Wilson
Marriage: 4 July 1868
George Gray
William Gray
Maggie Gray
Bessie Mabel Gray
Elsie Gray
Edith Louise Gray

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+1 More Child

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World Events (8)

Age 8
USGS Data Base describes Fayette Post Office with dates Opened as Westfield 12/28/1854. Name changed to Fayette 09/09/1861.
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 (13)

  • 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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