William Henry Harrison Willson

28 December 1840–16 February 1919 (Age 78)
Commerce Township, Oakland, Michigan, United States

The Life of William Henry Harrison

When William Henry Harrison Willson was born on 28 December 1840, in Commerce Township, Oakland, Michigan, United States, his father, Amos Willson, was 41 and his mother, Hannah Farnsworth, was 40. He married Viola Minerva Burdick on 26 October 1864, in Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Charlevoix, Michigan, United States in 1900 and Wilson Township, Charlevoix, Michigan, United States in 1910. He died on 16 February 1919, in Boyne City, Charlevoix, Michigan, United States, at the age of 78.

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Family Time Line

William Henry Harrison Willson
1840–1919
Viola Minerva Burdick
1846–1930
Marriage: 26 October 1864
Harlow Loton Willson
1865–1950
Minnie Dora Wilson
1868–1929
Olive Blossom Willson
1873–1956
Leo Wright Willson
1876–1943
Orlin Dale Willson
1881–1940

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
26 October 1864
Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States
children

(5)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1846

Age 6

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1854 · The Crimean War

Age 14

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
1863

Age 23

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

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Wilson .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • William H Wilson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • William K H Willson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Harry Wilson, "United States Census, 1880"

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