Laura F. Willson

Female23 December 1826–9 January 1892

Brief Life History 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 20. 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
Laura F. Willson
Marriage: 22 March 1846
Adeline Wilson McKain
Louisa Adeline McKain
Amos W McKain
Charles Henry McKain
Edwin A McKain
Edgar A McKain
Willie B McKAIN
female McKain
Ernest A. McKain

Sources (18)

  • Laura Mc Cane in household of Olbin Mc Cane, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Henrietta V. Innis Slocum, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"
  • Laura Willson McKain, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 March 1846
  • Children (9)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (2)

    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. 


    Age 20

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

    Name Meaning

    English (eastern): variant of Wilson .

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

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