Adam H. Wilcox

1839–8 September 1863 (Age 24)
Bath, Bath, Steuben, New York, United States

The Life of Adam H.

When Adam H. Wilcox was born in 1839, in Bath, Bath, Steuben, New York, United States, his father, Elijah Wilcox, was 29 and his mother, Sally Ann Cummings, was 26. He married Mary Abigail Clarkson on 3 July 1857, in Bath, Bath, Steuben, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died on 8 September 1863, in Sabine Pass, Jefferson, Texas, United States, at the age of 24.

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Family Time Line

Adam H. Wilcox
1839–1863
Mary Abigail Clarkson
1842–
Marriage: 3 July 1857
Jennie Wilcox
1862–

Spouse and Children

    Male1839–1863Male

    Mary Abigail Clarkson

    Female1842–Female

MARRIAGE
3 July 1857
Bath, Bath, Steuben, New York, United States
children

(1)

    Jennie Wilcox

    Female1862–Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

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World Events (5)

1844 · German Immigration to Texas

Age 5

Over 7,000 German immigrants arrived in Texas. Some of these new arrivals died in epidemics; those that survived ended up living in cities such as San Antonio, Galveston, and Houston. Other German settlers went to the Texas Hill Country and formed the western portion of the German Belt, where new towns were founded: New Braunfels and Fredericksburg.
1846

Age 7

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1846 · Mexican-American War

Age 7

Known in the United States as the Mexican War. President Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna did not officially acknowledge the secession of Texas, and interpreted the US involvement with Texas as an invasion of borders. Mexican forces attacked American forces in an event called the Thornton Affair, prompting President James K. Polk to send a request for war to Congress. The war ended when the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo was signed on February 2, 1848, which required the Mexican Cession of the northern territories and acceptance of the Rio Grande as the southern border of the United States. At the same time, the U.S. committed to pay Mexico $15 million for war damages and assumed roughly $3.25 million of their existing debt.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Wilcock .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Adam Wilcox in household of Elijah Wilcox, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Adam H Wilcox in household of Elijah Wilcox, "New York State Census, 1855"

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