Laura F. Willson

23 December 1826–9 January 1892 (Age 65)
Fairfax, Franklin, Vermont, United States

The Life of Laura F.

When Laura F. Willson was born on 23 December 1826, in Fairfax, Franklin, Vermont, United States, her father, Amos Willson, was 27 and her mother, Elizabeth P. Wright, was 19. She married Allen McKain on 22 March 1846. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Michigan, United States in 1870 and Pavilion, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States in 1880. She died on 9 January 1892, in Pavilion Township, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Pavilion Township, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Allen McKain
1827–1899
Laura F. Willson
1826–1892
Marriage: 22 March 1846
Adeline W. McKain
1846–1895
Louisa Adeline McKain
1848–1919
Amos W McKain
1849–1850
Charles Henry McKain
1851–1925
Edwin A McKain
1856–1857
Edgar A McKain
1858–1935
Willie B McKAIN
1862–1862
female McKain
1865–1865
Ernest A. McKain
1867–1868

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
22 March 1846
Vicksburg, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States
children

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Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 4

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1834 · Vermont Anti-Slavery Society is Formed

Age 8

The Anti-Slavery Society of Vermont was established in 1834. 100 people from different towns were at the first meeting, with the intent to abolish slavery. 
1846

Age 20

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

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Wilson .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Laura Mc Cane in household of Olbin Mc Cane, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Laura S Mc Kain in household of Allen Mc Kain, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Laura Mckain in household of Allen Mckain, "United States Census, 1870"

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