John Shaw Wilson

about 1804–after 1880 (Age 76)
Frankfort, Franklin, Kentucky, United States

The Life of John Shaw

When John Shaw Wilson was born about 1804, in Frankfort, Franklin, Kentucky, United States, his father, John Buckner Wilson, was 28 and his mother, Elizabeth Patterson, was 24. He married Polly Cabell on 16 February 1827, in Casey, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Marion, Kentucky, United States in 1860 and Casey, Kentucky, United States in 1880. He died after 1880, in Kentucky, United States, at the age of 77.

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Family Time Line

John Shaw Wilson
1804–1880
Polly Cabell
1808–1870
Marriage: 16 February 1827
John Samuel Wilson
1832–1914
Sarah Wilson
1834–
Reann Wilson
1837–
James Wilson
1839–1918
Ann Wilson
1843–
William Wilson
1847–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
16 February 1827
Casey, Kentucky, United States
children

(6)

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1804

Age 0

Lewis and Clark set out from St. Louis, MO to explore the West.
1806 · ""

Age 2

Historical Boundaries - 1806: Lincoln, Kentucky, United States; 1807: Casey, Kentucky, United States
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 21

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and northern Irish: patronymic from the personal name Will , a very common medieval short form of William .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • John J Wilson in household of Leroy Chelf, "United States Census, 1880"
  • John S Wilson in household of Pesoy Chief, "United States Census, 1870"
  • John S Willson, "United States Census, 1860"

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