Rebecca Agnes Reading

5 March 1819–
Bourbon, Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of Rebecca Agnes

When Rebecca Agnes Reading was born on 5 March 1819, in Bourbon, Kentucky, United States, her father, William Reading, was 26 and her mother, Margaret Bell Shawhan, was 21. She married Thomas Riley Wilson on 25 August 1836, in Pike, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Madison Township, Clark, Missouri, United States in 1860 and Sweet Home Township, Clark, Missouri, United States in 1870. She was buried in Mount Air Presbyterian Cemetery, Curryville, Pike, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Riley Wilson
Rebecca Agnes Reading
Marriage: 25 August 1836
Margaret E. Wilson
Charles Wilson
about 1838–
John Wilson
about 1840–
Nannie Wilson
about 1842–
Daniel Frank Willson
Lawrence William Wilson
Minervia Willson
Susan R Willson
John J Wilson
Mary J Wilson
Charles Thomas Wilson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 August 1836Pike, Missouri, United States
  • Children


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    +10 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1820 · Making States Equal
    Age 1
    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 2
    Missouri is the 24th state
    1850 · 8th Most Populated State
    Age 31
    According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Redding .

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

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    Sources (12)

    • Rebecca Wilson in household of T R Wilson, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Rebecca Reading in entry for Thomas R Wilson, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"
    • Rebecca Willson in household of Thomas R Willson, "United States Census, 1850"

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