Elmer William Wilcox

8 July 1896–4 April 1986 (Age 89)
United States

The Life of Elmer William

When Elmer William Wilcox was born on 8 July 1896, in United States, his father, Chauncey Raymond Wilcox, was 25 and his mother, Agnes Jane Smith, was 27. He married Grace May Smith on 5 June 1917. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Steinauer, Pawnee, Nebraska, United States in 1900 and Clear Creek Township, Pawnee, Nebraska, United States for about 10 years. He died on 4 April 1986, in Lincoln, Lancaster, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Lincoln, Lancaster, Nebraska, United States.

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Elmer William Wilcox
Grace May Smith
Marriage: 5 June 1917
Delmar Raymond Wilcox
Lois Elaine Wilcox

Spouse and Children

5 June 1917


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

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.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 4

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Age 24

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Wilcock .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elmer Wilcox, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Elmer Wilcox, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Elmer W Wilcox, "United States Census, 1940"

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