Frederick W Wilson

July 1879–
Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, United States

The Life of Frederick W

When Frederick W Wilson was born in July 1879, in Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, United States, his father, John Nevius Wilson, was 31 and his mother, Susanna Pratt, was 30. He lived in Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States in 1900.

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John Nevius Wilson
Susanna Pratt
Julia Wilson
Frederick W Wilson
Fred B. Wilson
Edwin Gage Wilson
Edith N Wilson

Parents and Siblings

    John Nevius Wilson


    Susanna Pratt




    Julia Wilson



    Fred B. Wilson


    Edwin Gage Wilson


    Edith N Wilson


World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1881 · Hudson's

Age 2

Clothing merchant Joseph Lowthian Hudson opened his first store inside the Detroit Opera House on April 2, 1881. Hudson was very successful with his small store and was able to move to a larger location on Woodward Avenue, far outside what was then the commercial district. Hudson's continued to grow until it became the tallest department store in the world. Hudson's 2,124,316 square foot store filled 32 floors, had 51 elevators, 48 escalators, 705 fitting rooms, and served over 16,000 meals a day.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 31

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Name Meaning

The son of William or Will

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Frederick W Wilson in household of John N Wilson, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Fred B Wilson in household of John N Wilson, "United States Census, 1900"

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