John Edward Wilson

Male1 January 1886–27 January 1944

Brief Life History of John Edward

When John Edward Wilson was born on 1 January 1886, in Gateshead, Durham, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Andrew Wilson, was 43 and his mother, Jane Ann Johnson, was 40. He married Eleanor Hunter in 1909. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Byker, Northumberland, England, United Kingdom for about 20 years. He died on 27 January 1944, in Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 58.

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John Edward Wilson
Eleanor Hunter
Marriage: 1909
Walter Wilson
Lily Isabella Wilson
John Edward Wilson
Benjamin Wilson

Sources (8)

  • John E Wilson in household of John Wilson, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • John Edward Wilson, "England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008"
  • John E Wilson, "England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007"

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  • Children (4)

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    World Events (6)

    1904 · The Entente Cordiale

    Age 18

    The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.


    Age 22

    London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.


    Age 32

    WWI ends in November with armistice. The number of UK war dead runs to several hundred thousand.

    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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