Edward M. Wilson

about 1862–
Monroe City, Monroe, Illinois, United States

The Life of Edward M.

When Edward M. Wilson was born about 1862, in Monroe City, Monroe, Illinois, United States, his father, John Hudson Wilson, was 43 and his mother, Sarah B Morgan, was 40.

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Family Time Line

John Hudson Wilson
1819–1898
Sarah B Morgan
1822–1913
Cornelia Wilson
1845–1845
Edward M. Wilson
1862–
Mary Wilson
1850–
Fannie Wilson
1853–1854
Zilpha Wilson
1855–
Thomas M. Wilson
1858–1858
Joshua Morgan Wilson
1860–1933

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World Events (3)

1863

Age 1

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

Age 1

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1871

Age 9

In 1871, a cow kicked over a lantern, causing a fire that burned down half of Chicago. Today this city is the third largest in the US.

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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