Lodema Wilson

Brief Life History 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
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–

Sources (13)

  • Lodema Gray in household of H W Gray, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Lowe Damey Wilson, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"
  • Lodema Gray, "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951"

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World Events (8)

1854

Historical Boundaries: 1854: Fayette, Iowa, United States

1863

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

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: 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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