Betsy Mary Wilcox

29 June 1838–12 October 1896 (Age 58)
Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada

The Life of Betsy Mary

When Betsy Mary Wilcox was born on 29 June 1838, in Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada, her father, Joseph P Willcox, was 42 and her mother, Adaline Sophia Blodgett, was 38. She married William Samuel Sadleir on 17 September 1856, in Ascot Township, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 12 October 1896, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Samuel Sadleir
1836–1882
Betsy Mary Wilcox
1838–1896
Marriage: 17 September 1856
Frederick Thomas Sadleir
1857–1927
Emma Jane Sadleir
1860–1956
Mary Eliza Sadleir
1862–1902
Ann Margaret Sadleir
1866–1939
Adeline Sophia Sadleir
1868–1945
William Guy Sadleir Sr
1870–1943
Charles James Sadleir
1872–1948

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
17 September 1856
Ascot Township, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
children

(7)

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Parents and Siblings

    Joseph P Willcox

    Male1795–1847Male

    Adaline Sophia Blodgett

    Female1800–1882Female

siblings

(7)

    Ransom Robinson Willcox

    Male1826–1908Male

    Thomas William Willcox

    Male1830–Male

    Thomas Pristmas Willcox

    Male1831–1893Male

    Benjamin R Wilcox

    Male1832–1903Male

    William Patten Willcox

    Male1833–Male

+2 More Children

World Events (7)

1846

Age 8

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1863

Age 25

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 25

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Wilcock .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Betsy Sadler in household of William Sadler, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Betsy Sadlier in household of William Sadlier, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Betsel Mary Willcox in entry for Frederic Thomas Sadleir, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

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