Harriet Wilson

Brief Life History of Harriet

When Harriet Wilson was born on 25 November 1852, in Olive Township, Meigs, Ohio, United States, her father, Henry Heinz Wilson, was 45 and her mother, Marilla May Warren, was 42. She married Harvey C. Bishop on 16 February 1874, in Meigs, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 5 daughters. She died on 26 June 1906, at the age of 53.

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Harvey C. Bishop
Harriet Wilson
Marriage: 16 February 1874
Ida May Bishop
Mina H. Bishop
Ora A Bishop
Ellsworth Monroe Bishop
Josephine W. Bishop
Mattie Bishop

Sources (26)

  • Harriet Bishop in household of Harvey C Bishop, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Harriet Wilson, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016"
  • H Wilson in entry for Elsworth Monroe Bishop, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"

World Events (8)

1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English personal name Will + patronymic -son ‘son of Will’. Will was a very common medieval short form of William . This surname is also very common among African Americans.

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

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