James B. Wilson

1794–
Montgomery, Virginia, United States

The Life of James B.

When James B. Wilson was born in 1794, in Montgomery, Virginia, United States, his father, James Wilson, was 34 and his mother, Elizabeth Long, was 34.

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Family Time Line

James Wilson
1760–1798
Elizabeth Long
1760–1841
Green Wilson
1781–1860
Joseph B Wilson
1783–
Elizabeth Wilson
1794–
Mary "Polly" Wilson
1789–1874
James B. Wilson
1794–
Rhoda Wilson
1799–

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (3)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 0

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 6

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1812 · Monumental Church Built

Age 18

The Monumental Church was built between 1812-1814 on the sight where the Richmond Theatre fire had taken place. It is a monument to those that died in the fire.

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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  • Legacy NFS Source: James B. Wilson - Government record: birth-name: James B. Wilson

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