Lucy Jane Wilson

Female19 April 1845–5 March 1913

Brief Life History of Lucy Jane

When Lucy Jane Wilson was born on 19 April 1845, in Bourbon, Pulaski, Kentucky, United States, her father, George W. Wilson, was 26 and her mother, Julia Ann Atkinson, was 22. She married Samuel T. Saunders on 27 September 1866, in Boone, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Benton, Iowa, United States in 1905 and Polk Township, Benton, Iowa, United States in 1910. She died on 5 March 1913, in Urbana, Benton, Iowa, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Kisling Cemetery, Benton, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel T. Saunders
Lucy Jane Wilson
Marriage: 27 September 1866
Otto H. Saunders
George W. Saunders
Claude W. Saunders
Frank Newton Saunders
Josephine Mabel Saunders
Charles Raymond Saunders

Sources (21)

  • Lucy J Wilson in household of George M Wilson, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Lucy J Wilson, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • Unknown Unknown in entry for Charlie Ray Saunders, "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 September 1866Boone, Indiana, United States
  • Children (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (1)

    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.


    Age 2

    Historical Boundaries: 1847: Benton, Iowa, United States


    Age 18

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

    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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