Lorenzo Dow Wilkinson

22 March 1854–22 December 1935 (Age 81)
Bordentown, Burlington, New Jersey, United States

The Life of Lorenzo Dow

When Lorenzo Dow Wilkinson was born on 22 March 1854, in Bordentown, Burlington, New Jersey, United States, his father, William Murdock Wilkinson, was 41 and his mother, Eleanor Wood, was 36. He married Lily Junette Fry on 6 February 1877, in Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 5 daughters. He lived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900 and Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States in 1910. He died on 22 December 1935, in Kennett Square, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Kennett Square, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lorenzo Dow Wilkinson
1854–1935
Lily Junette Fry
1855–1939
Marriage: 6 February 1877
Mary Crow Wilkinson
1877–1957
Annabel Fry Wilkinson
1879–1969
Eleanor Wilkinson
1882–1950
Lily Junette Wilkinson
1884–1922
Fletcher Kauffman Wilkinson
1889–
Marcella Wilkinson
1891–1894

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
6 February 1877
Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(6)

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1863

Age 9

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

Age 9

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.
1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 22

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Wilkin .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Lorenzo Willianson in household of William Willianson, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Lorenzo D Wilkinson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Lorenzo D Wilkinson, "United States Census, 1930"

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