Benjamin Wilcox

Male1783–August 1850

Brief Life History of Benjamin

When Benjamin Wilcox was born in 1783, in Halifax, Windham, Vermont, United States, his father, Nathan Wilcox, was 36 and his mother, Rebecca Moon, was 31. He married Elizabeth Otis on 11 April 1811. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He died in August 1850, in Streetsboro Township, Portage, Ohio, United States, at the age of 67.

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Benjamin Wilcox
Elizabeth Otis
Marriage: 11 April 1811
Alanson Wilcox
Wealthy Wilcox
Julia Ann Wilcox
Ann Jeanette Wilcox
Newel Wilcox
Betsey Wilcox
Franklin Wilcox

Sources (2)

  • Benjamin Wilcox, "United States Census, 1830"
  • Nathan Wilcox & Moon in Family Group Records Collection, Archives Section, 1942-1969;

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 April 1811
  • Children (7)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (16)

    +11 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1783 · A Free America

    Age 0

    The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

    1791 · Vermont Becomes 14th State

    Age 8

    On March 4, 1791, Vermont became the 14th state.


    Age 20

    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

    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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