Andrew S. Wilson

Maleabout 1860–20 September 1908

Brief Life History 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 49.

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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

Sources (7)

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

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 February 1886Coulterville, Randolph, Illinois, United States
  • Children (4)

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    Siblings (2)

    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: 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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