Edward Arden Wilcox

Male10 December 1841–9 January 1917

Brief Life History of Edward Arden

When Edward Arden Wilcox was born on 10 December 1841, in Onondaga, New York, United States, his father, Thomas Wilcox, was 35 and his mother, Eliza Hall, was 33. He lived in Onondaga, Onondaga, New York, United States in 1850 and Pulaski, Pulaski Township, Jackson, Michigan, United States in 1860. He died on 9 January 1917, in Matteson, Matteson Township, Branch, Michigan, United States, at the age of 75.

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Thomas Wilcox
Eliza Hall
Rachel Wilcox
Daniel A. Wilcox
Albert Wilcox
Edward Arden Wilcox
Thomas Coridan Wilcox
Cordelia Elizabeth Wilcox

Sources (2)

  • Edward Wilcox in household of Thomas Wilcox, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Edward Wilcox in household of Thomas Wilcox, "United States Census, 1860"

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World Events (8)


Age 5

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

1847 · Moving the State Capital

Age 6

The capital of Michigan was moved from Detroit to Lansing on March 17, 1847. The capital was moved to be further away from Canada, to encourage settlement and boost economy toward the inner regions of the state, and to make to capital more accessible to everyone statewide.


Age 22

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

Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire, Lancashire, and Flintshire): variant of Wilcock , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. This form of the surname is based on the pronunciation.

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

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