Andrew S. Wilson

about 1860–20 September 1908 (Age 48)
Coulterville, Randolph, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Andrew S.

Andrew S. Wilson was born about 1860, in Coulterville, Randolph, Illinois, United States as the son of Hugh Wilson and Margaret Hutton. He married Sara Elizabeth McElhiney on 16 February 1886, in Coulterville, Randolph, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Judicial Township 3, Merced, California, United States in 1900. He died on 20 September 1908, at the age of 48.

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Andrew S. Wilson
Sara Elizabeth McElhiney
Marriage: 16 February 1886
Walter Hugh Wilson
Marguerite Wilson
Mary Grace Wilson
Lucy V Wilson

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World Events (8)

1861 · Simple life to Soldiers
Age 1
Illinois contributed 250,000 soldiers to the Union Army, ranking it fourth in terms of the total men fighting for a single state. Troops mainly fought in the Western side of the Appalachian Mountains, but a few regiments played important roles in the East side. Several thousand Illinoisians died during the war. No major battles were fought in the state, although several towns became sites for important supply depots and navy yards. Not everyone in the state supported the war and there were calls for secession in Southern Illinois several residents. However, the movement for secession soon died after the proposal was blocked.
Age 3
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
Age 15
In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and northern Irish: patronymic from the personal name Will , a very common medieval short form of William .

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

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Sources (4)

  • Andrew S Wilson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Andrew S Wilson, "California Death Index, 1905-1939"
  • Andrew S. Wilson, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"

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