Robert Stillman Wilcox

Male6 April 1845–11 April 1933

Brief Life History of Robert Stillman

When Robert Stillman Wilcox was born on 6 April 1845, in Bath, Bath, Steuben, New York, United States, his father, Elijah Wilcox, was 35 and his mother, Sally Ann Cummings, was 32. He married Harriet Ann Goodman on 12 July 1871, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States in 1880. He died on 11 April 1933, in Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Stillman Wilcox
Harriet Ann Goodman
Marriage: 12 July 1871
Edward Richard Wilcox
Lillian Ann Wilcox
Ada Roberta Wilcox
Robert Stillman Wilcox
Margarite Ethel Wilcox
Ruth Harriet Wilcox

Sources (18)

  • Robert S Witlop, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Robert S Wilcox, "Nebraska, Grand Army of the Republic, Burial Records, 1861-1948"
  • Robert Stillman Wilcox, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 July 1871Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States
  • Children (6)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (10)

    +5 More Children

    World Events (8)


    Age 1

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

    1848 · Chicago Board of Trade

    Age 3

    Starting as a voluntary association to help buyers and sellers meet to negotiate and make contracts. The Chicago Board of Trade is one of the oldest futures and options exchanges in the world and is open 22 hours per day . 

    1868 · Impeach the President!

    Age 23

    Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

    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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