Mary Etta Wilkerson

November 1867–
Solsberry, Greene, Indiana, United States

The Life of Mary Etta

Mary Etta Wilkerson was born in November 1867, in Solsberry, Greene, Indiana, United States as the daughter of Ezekiel Wilkerson and Eliza Braskett. She married William Wallace Lough on 16 December 1886, in Douglas, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Arcola Township, Douglas, Illinois, United States in 1900 and Arcola, Douglas, Illinois, United States in 1910.

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William Wallace Lough
Mary Etta Wilkerson
Marriage: 16 December 1886
Fred Oren Lough
Leland Fain Lough

Spouse and Children

16 December 1886
Douglas, Illinois, United States


    Fred Oren Lough


    Leland Fain Lough


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 1

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

Age 4

In 1871, a cow kicked over a lantern, causing a fire that burned down half of Chicago. Today this city is the third largest in the US.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 31

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Wilkin .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Mary V Lough in household of William Lough, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mary Lough in household of William Lough, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Marietta Wilkerson in household of Ezekiel Wilkerson, "United States Census, 1870"

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