George W Wilson

5 October 1799–15 May 1873 (Age 73)
Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of George W

When George W Wilson was born on 5 October 1799, in Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, George Wilson, was 48 and his mother, Margery Caldwell, was 45. He died on 15 May 1873, at the age of 73, and was buried in Petersburg, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

George W Wilson
1799–1873
Jane Reed
1803–

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

    Male1751–1824Male

    Margery Caldwell

    Female1754–1838Female

siblings

(15)

    Ann Wilson

    Female1771–1825Female

    Margaret Wilson

    Female1773–1845Female

    Male1774–1861Male

    Female1774–1882Female

    Male1780–Male

+10 More Children

World Events (7)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 1

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1812 · Harrisburg Becomes the State Capital

Age 13

Harrisburg had important parts with migration, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. 
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 20

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

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)

  • George Wilson, "Find A Grave Index"

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