Quessie Jane Wilson

29 July 1917–26 December 1974 (Age 57)
Bladen, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Quessie Jane

When Quessie Jane Wilson was born on 29 July 1917, in Bladen, North Carolina, United States, her father, Joseph Leonard Wilson, was 38 and her mother, Joanna Kinlaw, was 30. She married Clayton Hiram Butler about 1936, in Bladen, North Carolina, United States. She lived in Hollow Township, Bladen, North Carolina, United States in 1940 and Tar Heel, Bladen, North Carolina, United States in 1974. She died on 26 December 1974, in Lumberton, Robeson, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Tar Heel, Bladen, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Clayton Hiram Butler
Quessie Jane Wilson
Marriage: about 1936

Spouse and Children

about 1936
Bladen, North Carolina, United States

Parents and Siblings



    Herman Hiram Wilson


    Joseph Leonard Wilson


    Louise Wilson



    Anna N Wilson


+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 1

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.
1918 · Fort Bragg Established

Age 1

Named after Confederate General Braxton Bragg, Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, North Carolina was established on September 4, 1918. It was used as one of three training camps used during WWI.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 18

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

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)

  • Quessie Wilson in household of Joe L Wilson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Quessie Butler in household of Clayton Butler, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Sussie Jane Wilson, "North Carolina, Center for Health Statistics, Vital Records Unit, County Birth Records, 1913-1922"

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