David Wilson

1857–3 April 1888 (Age 31)
Elizabeth Township, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of David

When David Wilson was born in 1857, in Elizabeth Township, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Peter Wilson Sr., was 31 and his mother, Christina Patterson, was 34. He lived in Pennsylvania, United States in 1870. He died on 3 April 1888, in Elizabeth, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 31, and was buried in Elizabeth, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Peter Wilson Sr.
Christina Patterson
Elizabeth Wilson
Charles Wilson
Isabel Wilson
Christina Wilson
Peter Wilson Jr.
David Wilson
Agnes Wilson

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World Events (8)


Age 6

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

Age 6

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.
1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 9

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

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)

  • David Wilson in household of Peter Wilson, "United States Census, 1860"
  • David Wilson in household of Peter Wilson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Legacy NFS Source: David Wilson - Government record: Census record: birth-name: David Wilson

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