Augusta Dora Wilson

7 November 1882–
Elmwood Township, Tuscola, Michigan, United States

The Life of Augusta Dora

When Augusta Dora Wilson was born on 7 November 1882, in Elmwood Township, Tuscola, Michigan, United States, her father, James Samuel Wilson, was 31 and her mother, Marilla Ann Shippy, was 27.

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Family Time Line

James Samuel Wilson
1851–1913
Marilla Ann Shippy
1855–1929
Sarah Edith Wilson
1876–1943
Frank G. Wilson
1879–1963
John Augustus Wilson
1881–
Augusta Dora Wilson
1882–
Bessie Wilson
1883–1909
Henry Wilson
1886–

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (3)

1886

Age 4

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 4

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1887 · The Bagley Memorial Fountain

Age 5

"The Bagley Memorial Fountain was erected in 1887 with funds from the estate of John Judson Bagley. Bagley's will ordered the construction of the drinking fountain which would provide the people of Detroit ""water cold and pure as the coldest mountain stream."" H.H. Richards was the architect for the Romanesque-style, pink granite, lionhead fountain. It is engraved with the words, ""TESTAMENTARY GIFT FOR THE PEOPLE FROM JOHN JUDSON BAGLEY A.D. MDCCCLXXXVII""."

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)

  • Augusta Wilson, "Michigan Births, 1867-1902"
  • Augusta Wilson, "Michigan Births and Christenings, 1775-1995"
  • Augusta Wilson, "Michigan, Births and Christenings, 1775-1995"

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