Harry Wilson

2 January 1870–1 January 1947 (Age 77)
Cass, Indiana, United States

The Life of Harry

When Harry Wilson was born on 2 January 1870, his father, George Washington Wilson, was 26 and his mother, Catherine Boomer, was 24. He married Mattie Winifred Ferrier on 13 August 1892, in Chalmers, Big Creek Township, White, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Deer Creek Township, Cass, Indiana, United States for about 10 years. He died on 1 January 1947, in Cass, Indiana, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Young America, Deer Creek Township, Cass, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Harry Wilson
Mattie Winifred Ferrier
Marriage: 13 August 1892
Floyd Wilson
Eva Marie Wilson

Spouse and Children


    Mattie Winifred Ferrier


13 August 1892
Chalmers, Big Creek Township, White, Indiana, United States


Parents and Siblings

    George Washington Wilson


    Catherine Boomer




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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 2

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.
1872 · The Amnesty Act

Age 2

A federal law which reversed most of the penalties on former Confederate soldiers by the Fourteenth Amendment. The Act affected over 150,000 troops that were a part of the Civil War.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 26

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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)

  • Harry Wilson in household of Geo W Wilson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Harry Wilson in household of George W Wilson, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Harry Wilson in entry for Harley Truman Albaugh, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

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