Ann Wilson

7 November 1823–1901 (Age 77)
New York, United States

The Life of Ann

When Ann Wilson was born on 7 November 1823, in New York, United States, her father, Abraham Wilson, was 28 and her mother, Philinda Wilson, was 19. She lived in Romulus, Seneca, New York, United States for about 20 years. She died in 1901, in Ovid, Seneca, New York, United States, at the age of 78.

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Family Time Line

Abraham Wilson
1795–1868
Philinda Wilson
1804–1879
Lysander Wilson
1822–1855
Ann Wilson
1823–1901
Fanny Mead Wiilson
1825–1904
William Wilson
1827–1903

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 2

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 4

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
1846

Age 23

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

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 (2)

  • Ann Wilson in household of Philinda Wilson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Ann Wilson in household of Abram Wilson, "United States Census, 1850"

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