John W B Wilcock

1855–15 June 1914 (Age 59)
Keighley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of John W B

When John W B Wilcock was born in 1855, in Keighley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Hiram Wilcock, was 22 and his mother, Sarah Ann Harrison, was 24. He married Annie E Smith on 13 January 1883, in Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Bilton with Harrogate, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1891 and Philadelphia Pennsylvania Temple, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States in 1914. He died on 15 June 1914, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Philadelphia Pennsylvania Temple, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.

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John W B Wilcock
Annie E Smith
Marriage: 13 January 1883
Arnold Wilcock

Spouse and Children


    Annie E Smith


13 January 1883
Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States


    Arnold Wilcock


Parents and Siblings

    Hiram Wilcock


    Sarah Ann Harrison




World Events (8)


Age 8

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · Lendal Bridge Opened

Age 8

The Lendal Bridge was opened in 1863, after a previous failed attempt at building it Thomas Page was brought in to design it. It is an iron bridge styled with the gothic style popular in England. When it was first opened, it was a toll bridge but in 1894, it accepted it’s last toll.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 17

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 (chiefly Lancashire and Yorkshire): from a medieval personal name, composed of the elements Will 1 + the hypocoristic suffix -cok ( see Cocke ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • John Wilcock in household of Sarah Ann Wilcock, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • John W B Wilcock, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • John Wilcock in household of Hiram Wilcock, "England and Wales Census, 1871"

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