William Wilson

about 1800–
Virginia, United States

The Life of William

When William Wilson was born about 1800, in Virginia, United States, his father, Nathaniel Wilson, was 60 and his mother, Eleanor Mitchell, was 56.

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Family Time Line

Nathaniel Wilson
1740–1818
Eleanor Mitchell
1744–1830
David Wilson
1767–1844
Thomas Willson
1769–
Jenny Willson
1771–
Elizabeth "Betsy" Wilson
1772–1869
Rhoda Wilson
1773–
Nathaniel Willson
1775–
Mathew Wilson
1777–
Mary Wilson
1779–
Polly Wilson
1779–
Sally Wilson
1781–
Eleanor Wilson
1787–
Rebeckah Wilson
1789–
William Wilson
1791–
William Wilson
1796–
Thomas Willson
1797–
Robert Wilson
1798–
William Wilson
1800–
Samuel Wilson
1799–

Parents and Siblings

    Nathaniel Wilson

    Male1740–1818Male

    Eleanor Mitchell

    Female1744–1830Female

siblings

(18)

+13 More Children

World Events (3)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 0

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.
1803

Age 3

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1812 · Monumental Church Built

Age 12

The Monumental Church was built between 1812-1814 on the sight where the Richmond Theatre fire had taken place. It is a monument to those that died in the fire.

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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