Mary Caroline Wilson

3 November 1841–13 April 1860 (Age 18)
Washington, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Mary Caroline

When Mary Caroline Wilson was born on 3 November 1841, in Washington, Tennessee, United States, her father, Alexander McClung Wilson, was 42 and her mother, Ann Leith Mathes, was 35. She died on 13 April 1860, in her hometown, at the age of 18, and was buried in Salem Cemetery, Washington, Tennessee, United States.

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Alexander McClung Wilson
Ann Leith Mathes
Nancy Susan Wilson
John Nelson Wilson
George Wiley Wilson
Mary Caroline Wilson
Phoebe Margaret Wilson

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World Events (2)


Age 5

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

Age 5

Tennessee was known as the Volunteer State because during the Mexican War the government asked Tennessee for 3,000 volunteer soldiers and 30,000 joined.

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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