Rev William Wilson

Maleabout 1779–November 1845

Brief Life History of William

Rev William Wilson was born about 1779, in North Carolina, United States as the son of James Wilson. He married Amy Halliburton about 1804, in North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He died in November 1845, in Gates, Lauderdale, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Gates, Lauderdale, Tennessee, United States.

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Rev William Wilson
Amy Halliburton
Marriage: about 1804
John Sevier Wilson
Mary Ann Wilson
David Halliburton Wilson
Elizabeth Wilson
James Harvey Wilson
William Halliburton Wilson
Margaret Wilson
Rev Ashley Rozelle Wilson
Martha A Wilson

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  • Marriage
    about 1804North Carolina, United States
  • Children (9)

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    World Events (8)

    1789 · Becomes 12th State

    Age 10

    On November 21, 1789, North Carolina became the 12th state in the Union.

    1796 · Tennessee Becomes a State

    Age 17

    On June 1, 1796, Tennessee became the 16th state.

    1799 · Gold Nuggets Found

    Age 20

    "In 1799, in Little Meadow Creak located in Cabarrus County, North Carolina a large yellow """"rock"""" was found by Conrad Reed. A few years later it was determined that the """"rock"""" was a gold nugget."

    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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