Joseph Wilcox

Brief Life History of Joseph

When Joseph Wilcox was born on 19 April 1760, in Rhode Island, British Colonial America, his father, William Wilcox, was 42 and his mother, Elizabeth Baker, was 40. He married Prudence Dalrymple on 22 March 1793, in Halifax, Windham, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 29 November 1829, in Halifax, Windham, Vermont, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Halifax, Windham, Vermont, United States.

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Joseph Wilcox
Prudence Dalrymple
Marriage: 22 March 1793
Joseph Wilcox Jr
Tyler Wilcox
Louisa Wilcox
Mary L Wilcox
Samuel Wilcox
James Wilcox
Lewis Wilcox
Elizabeth Wilcox
Anna Wilcox

Sources (35)

  • Joseph Wilcox, "United States Census, 1820"
  • Joseph Wilcox, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Joseph Wilcox in entry for Tyler Wilcox, "Vermont, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1732-2005"

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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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