George Wilcox

1802–Male
Homer, Homer, Cortland, New York, United States

The Life of George

When George Wilcox was born in 1802, in Homer, Homer, Cortland, 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.

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Family Time Line

George Wilcox
1802–
Waite
1802–1870
Marriage: 1827
Wilcox
1836–
William C Wilcox
1838–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1827
Steuben, New York, United States
children

(2)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1803

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.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 34

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: patronymic from Wilcock .

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

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