Betsy Wilkin

1879–9 August 1965 (Age 86)
England, United Kingdom

The Life of Betsy

When Betsy Wilkin was born in 1879, in England, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Wilkin, was 23 and her mother, Sarah Ann, was 20. She married William Howe in 1902, in West Bromwich, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in West Bromwich, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1891 and Alberta, Canada for about 5 years. She died on 9 August 1965, in Lloydminster (Part), Special Area No. 4, Alberta, Canada, at the age of 86.

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Family Time Line

William Howe
Betsy Wilkin
Marriage: 1902
William Perceval Howe
Olive Sarah K Howe

Spouse and Children

West Bromwich, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom


    William Perceval Howe



Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Wilkin


    Sarah Ann




    Elijah Wilkin


    George Wilkin



    Samuel Wilkin


    Caroline Wilkin


+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 1

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

Age 5

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 25

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

Name Meaning

1 English: from the medieval personal name Wilkin, a pet form William .2 Dutch: from a pet form of Willem ( see Wilhelm ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Betsey Wilkins in household of Thomas Wilkins, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Betsey Wilkin in household of Thomas Wilkin, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Betsy Howe in household of William J Howe, "Canada Census, 1916"

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