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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Family Time Line

John W B Wilcock
1855–1914
Annie E Smith
1861–
Marriage: 13 January 1883
Arnold Wilcock
1888–

Spouse and Children

    Male1855–1914Male

    Annie E Smith

    Female1861–Female

MARRIAGE
13 January 1883
Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States
children

(1)

    Arnold Wilcock

    Male1888–Male

Parents and Siblings

    Hiram Wilcock

    Male1833–1873Male

    Sarah Ann Harrison

    Female1831–1907Female

siblings

(5)

World Events (8)

1863

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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