Elizabeth Wilson

Brief Life History of Elizabeth

Elizabeth Wilson was born in 1757, in North Carolina, United States. She married Thomas Britton on 1 April 1777, in Chowan, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She died in 1795, in Sumner, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 38.

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Thomas Britton
Elizabeth Wilson
Marriage: 1 April 1777
Sarah Britton
Elizabeth Britton
John Wilson Britton
Nancy Annie Britton

Sources (6)

  • Elizabeth Wilson in the Family Data Collection - Births
  • Elizabeth Wilson, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Elizabeth Wilson, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

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


North Carolina is the 12th state.

1781 · The First Constitution

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

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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