David Niven Wilson

Brief Life History of David Niven

When David Niven Wilson was born on 12 August 1813, in Loans, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, William Wilson, was 32 and his mother, Janet Crawford, was 35. He married Barbara Roger on 28 November 1834, in Largs, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Wardleworth, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1861 and Bridgeton, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1871. He died on 14 September 1877, in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, at the age of 64.

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David Niven Wilson
Barbara Roger
Marriage: 28 November 1834
William Wilson
Augusta Wilson
Margaret Wilson
David Rodgers Wilson
Janet Wilson
Mary Wilson
Thomas Wilson
Henry Nevin Crawford Wilson
Barbara Wilson

Sources (9)

  • David N Wilson, "Scotland Census, 1871"
  • David Wilson in entry for Henry Wilson, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Record of Members (Worldwide), 1836-1970"
  • David Wilson, "England and Wales Census, 1861"

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The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

1825 · Museum of Lancashire

The Museum of Lancashire is located in the former courthouse of Preston in Lancashire, England. The building was designed by Thomas Rickman. Some the exhibits include Lancashire through the years, at work, at play, goes to war, and law and order. All depict different times and events in Lancashire county. The museum closed in 2015 and is now only opened for scheduled appointments.


Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

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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