Emma Wilson

about 1856–
Delaware, United States

The Life of Emma

When Emma Wilson was born about 1856, in Delaware, United States, her father, Henry Wilson, was 23 and her mother, Harriet Breckon, was 23.

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Family Time Line

Henry Wilson
1833–1912
Harriet Breckon
1833–1904
Wesley Wilson
1854–1886
Emma Wilson
1856–
Walter Breckon
1859–
Eva Wilson
1867–
Annie Wilson
1859–1862
Edward Breckon Wilson
1862–1950
Emma Wilson
1862–
Henry Lincoln Wilson
1867–1919
Albert V Wilson
1868–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (3)

1863

Age 7

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

Age 7

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.
1893 · First U.S. Ambassador to Great Britain

Age 37

The first time that the rank of Ambassador was used was in 1893. When on March 30, 1893, Thomas F. Bayard was appointed Ambassador to Great Britain.

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 (1)

  • Emme Wilson in household of Heny Wilson, "Nebraska State Census, 1885"

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