John Wilson

Port Glasgow, Renfrewshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of John

John Wilson was born in 1835, in Port Glasgow, Renfrewshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. He married Grace Barr on 1 December 1865, in Cardross, Dunbartonshire, Scotland, United Kingdom.

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John Wilson
Grace Barr
Marriage: 1 December 1865

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 December 1865Cardross, Dunbartonshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
  • World Events (3)

    1838 · Jenners Department Store Opens its doors
    Age 3
    Jenners was founded by Charles Jenner as a department store for the community. The original building was destroyed by a fire in 1892 but, with a new design in mind, the store was reopened in 1895 with new features. It was named Harrods of the North after it was given Royal Warrant in 1911 and was visited by Queen Elizabeth II on its 150th anniversary. It was sold to the House of Fraser in 2005, which in 2008, made much needed improvements to the store.
    Age 8
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    Age 49
    Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

    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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    • John Wilson, "Scotland, Marriages, 1561-1910"

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