Robert Browning Wilson

Male25 July 1873–13 April 1964

Brief Life History of Robert Browning

When Robert Browning Wilson was born on 25 July 1873, in Chelsea, Orange, Vermont, United States, his father, William W Wilson, was 37 and his mother, Lydia Ellen Browning, was 32. He married Bertha Marrion Nye on 5 April 1898, in East Barre, Barre Town, Washington, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Orange, Orange, Vermont, United States in 1880 and Red Bank, Monmouth, New Jersey, United States for about 57 years. He died on 13 April 1964, in Waterbury, Washington, Vermont, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Fair View Cemetery, Middletown Township, Monmouth, New Jersey, United States.

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Robert Browning Wilson
Mary Jennetta Patterson
Marriage: 1904
Robert Browning Wilson Jr
Wallace Monroe Wilson
Jeanetta Wilson

Sources (29)

  • Robert B Wilson, "New Jersey State Census, 1915"
  • Robert Browning Wilson, "Massachusetts, Marriages, 1695-1910"
  • Robert Browning Wilson, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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    World Events (8)

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

    Age 2

    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

    Age 2

    During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.

    1898 · War with the Spanish

    Age 25

    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

    Name Meaning

    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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