Lilly Ann Newton Wilson

Female4 April 1820–1855

Brief Life History of Lilly Ann Newton

When Lilly Ann Newton Wilson was born on 4 April 1820, in Delaware, United States, her father, Jesse Wilson, was 45 and her mother, Margaret Peggy Russel, was 38. She married Levin Henry Adams in 1840, in Randolph, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Monroe Township, Randolph, Indiana, United States for about 10 years. She died in 1855, at the age of 35, and was buried in Maxville, White River Township, Randolph, Indiana, United States.

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Levin Henry Adams
Lilly Ann Newton Wilson
Marriage: 1840
James Edward Adams
Mary E Adams
William Henry Adams
Margaret Amelia Adams
Celia Caroline Adams
Francis Marion Adams
Andrew Wilson Adams

Sources (2)

  • Lilly Adams in household of Henry Adams, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Ann Adams in household of Henry Adams, "United States Census, 1860"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1840Randolph, Indiana, United States
  • Children (7)

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    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (8)

    1821 · Financial Relief for Public Land

    Age 1

    A United States law to provide financial relief for the purchasers of Public Lands. It permitted the earlier buyers, that couldn't pay completely for the land, to return the land back to the government. This granted them a credit towards the debt they had on land. Congress, also, extended credit to buyer for eight more years. Still while being in economic panic and the shortage of currency made by citizens, the government hoped that with the time extension, the economy would improve.

    1825 · State Capital Moves to Indianapolis

    Age 5

    The state capital was moved from Corydon to Indianapolis on January 10, 1825.

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening

    Age 10

    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    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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