Catherine Kennedy Wilson

1707–1780 (Age 73)
County Antrim, Ireland

The Life of Catherine Kennedy

When Catherine Kennedy Wilson was born in 1707, in County Antrim, Ireland, her father, Robert Wilson, was 27 and her mother, Jane Lee, was 25. She married Captain Andrew Edmond in 1733. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 5 daughters. She died in 1780, in Voluntown, New London, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 73.

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Captain Andrew Edmond
Catherine Kennedy Wilson
Marriage: 1733
Agnes Edmond
John Edmond
Elizabeth Edmond
James Edmond
Margaret Edmond
Captain Andrew Edmonds
William Edmond
Mary Edmund
Jane or Jenet Edmond
Samuel Edmond
Robert Edmond
Jeames Edmond

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    Robert Wilson


    Jane Lee




World Events (3)


Age 7

Catholics hold just 7% of land in Ireland.

Age 69

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776 · The Declaration to the King

Age 69

"""At the end of the Second Continental Congress the 13 colonies came together to petition independence from King George III. With no opposing votes, the Declaration of Independence was drafted and ready for all delegates to sign on the Fourth of July 1776. While many think the Declaration was to tell the King that they were becoming independent, its true purpose was to be a formal explanation of why the Congress voted together to declare their independence from Britain. The Declaration also is home to one of the best-known sentences in the English language, stating, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."""""""

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Catharine in entry for Andrew Edmond, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • Catharine in entry for William Edmond, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • Catharine in entry for John Edmond, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"

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