Wilbert Eugene Wilson

Male27 May 1906–14 January 1994

Brief Life History of Wilbert Eugene

When Wilbert Eugene Wilson was born on 27 May 1906, in Rockingham, North Carolina, United States, his father, James Franklin Wilson, was 41 and his mother, Cora Rena Tucker, was 34. He married Mary Ellen Cumbie on 3 December 1925, in Wentworth, Rockingham, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Broadbay Township, Forsyth, North Carolina, United States in 1910 and South Fork Township, Forsyth, North Carolina, United States in 1940. He died on 14 January 1994, in Winston-Salem, Forsyth, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Washington Cemetery, Winston-Salem, Forsyth, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Wilbert Eugene Wilson
Mary Ellen Cumbie
Marriage: 3 December 1925
Norwood Wilson
Edith Anne Wilson
Patricia J Wilson

Sources (19)

  • Wilburt E Wilson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • W E Wilson in entry for Vernon A Lane and Edith Anne Wilson, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • W E Wilson, "United States Census, 1930"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 December 1925Wentworth, Rockingham, North Carolina, United States
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)

    1907 · Not for profit elections

    Age 1

    The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

    1918 · Fort Bragg Established

    Age 12

    Named after Confederate General Braxton Bragg, Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, North Carolina was established on September 4, 1918. It was used as one of three training camps used during WWI.


    Age 23

    13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

    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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