Sarah Wilson

1850–Female
Berkeley, Virginia, United States

The Life of Sarah

When Sarah Wilson was born in 1850, in Berkeley, Virginia, United States, her father, James Madison Wilson Jr., was 25 and her mother, Rose Ann Snyder, was 31. She was buried in Hedgesville, Berkeley, West Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Madison Wilson Jr.
1825–1901
Rose Ann Snyder
1819–1880
James M Wilson
1843–
Elizabeth Jane Wilson
1845–1936
Idella Wilson
1847–1880
William C Wilson
1848–
Sarah Wilson
1850–
Isaiah Wilson
1851–1880
Rose Anna Wilson
1858–1934

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World Events (8)

1861 · The Battle of Manassas

Age 11

The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 
1863

Age 13

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 31

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

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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