John S Wilson

21 December 1851–7 February 1930 (Age 78)
Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of John S

When John S Wilson was born on 21 December 1851, in Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, William Waters Wilson, was 28 and his mother, Sarah Ellen Snider, was 22. He lived in Pilot Grove Township, Hancock, Illinois, United States in 1860. He died on 7 February 1930, in Carthage, Hancock, Illinois, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Carthage, Hancock, Illinois, United States.

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William Waters Wilson
Sarah Ellen Snider
Albert Johnson Wilson
Bathilda Jane Wilson
John S Wilson
Joseph Robertson Wilson
George David Wilson
Mary Margaret Wilson
James William Wilson

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World Events (8)


Age 12

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

Age 12

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 21

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

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 (3)

  • John S Wilson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • John S Wilson in household of Wm W Wilson, "United States Census, 1860"
  • John S. Wilson, "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947"

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