Dennis Wilson

16 March 1818–19 June 1899 (Age 81)
Colrain, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary of Dennis

When Dennis Wilson was born on 16 March 1818, in Colrain, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States, his father, David Wilson Jr, was 40 and his mother, Betsey Holland, was 35. He married Sarah Ann Wilson on 19 October 1841, in Colrain, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He died on 19 June 1899, in Colrain, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in North River Cemetery, Colrain, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

Dennis Wilson
Sarah Ann Wilson
Marriage: 19 October 1841
Charles Wilson
Julia Elvira Wilson
Harriet A. Wilson
Ellen E. Wilson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 October 1841Colrain, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States
  • Children


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    +4 More Children

    World Events (7)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 1
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    1820 · Making States Equal
    Age 2
    The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
    Age 28
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 269682;2007: 580669; 2010: 801882)English: from the Middle English personal name Will + patronymic -son ‘son of Will’. Will was a very common medieval short form of William . This surname is also very common among African Americans.

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

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    Sources (26)

    • Dennis Wilson in entry for Sarah Helen Wilson, "Massachusetts Births, 1841-1915"
    • Dennis Willson, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Dennis Wilson in entry for Addison L. Clapp and Hattie A. Wilson, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"

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