George Wilcox


Brief Life History of George

When George Wilcox was born in 1802, in New York, United States, his father, Thomas Wilcox, was 33 and his mother, Rebecca Stillman, was 26. He married Waite in 1827, in Steuben, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Bath, Steuben, New York, United States for about 10 years and Urbana, Steuben, New York, United States for about 10 years. In 1850, at the age of 48, his occupation is listed as carpenter in Bath, Steuben, New York, United States.

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George Wilcox
Marriage: 1827
about 1836–
William C Wilcox

Sources (7)

  • George Wilcox, "United States Census, 1840"
  • George Wilcox, "United States, New York Land Records, 1630-1975"
  • George Wilcox, "New York State Census, 1875"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1827Steuben, New York, United States
  • Children (2)

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    Siblings (11)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

    1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

    Age 25

    During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.

    about 1836 · Remember the Alamo

    Age NaN

    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    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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