Jedediah Wilcox

about 1785–1825 (Age 40)
Conquest, Cayuga, New York, United States

The Life of Jedediah

When Jedediah Wilcox was born about 1785, in Conquest, Cayuga, New York, United States, his father, Adijah Or Dijah Wilcox, was 47 and his mother, Silence Hays, was 48. He married Mary Hallett Wilcox Harris about 1802, in New York City, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He died in 1825, in his hometown, at the age of 40.

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Family Time Line

Jedediah Wilcox
Mary Hallett Wilcox Harris
Marriage: about 1802
Arabella Wilcox
Ephraim Wilcox
Joseph Wilcox
Dijah Ariel Wilcox
Lewis Wilcox

Spouse and Children

about 1802
New York City, New York, United States


Parents and Siblings



+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 1

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.

Age 2

The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.
1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

Age 12

Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Wilcock .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (1)

  • Jedediah Wilcox in entry for Lewis Wilcox, "Michigan Deaths and Burials, 1800-1995"

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