William Henry Wilson

25 September 1908–17 April 1978 (Age 69)
Georgia, United States

The Life of William Henry

When William Henry Wilson was born on 25 September 1908, in Georgia, United States, his father, William Oscar Eugene Wilson, was 40 and his mother, Mary Jane Haynes, was 35. He had at least 2 daughters with Neppie Othello Garmon. He lived in District 1362, Fulton, Georgia, United States for about 20 years and Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia, United States in 1940. He died on 17 April 1978, in Georgia, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Pleasant Hill Baptist Church Cemetery, Doraville, DeKalb, Georgia, United States.

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William Henry Wilson
Neppie Othello Garmon
Ruby Wilson
Elsie Mae Wilson

Spouse and Children




    Elsie Mae Wilson


Parents and Siblings

    William Oscar Eugene Wilson


    Mary Jane Haynes




    Estelle "Essie" Wilson


    Ellie Wilson


    Ruby Wilson




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World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1922 · Women Granted the Right to Vote

Age 14

The 19th Amendment, which allowed women the right to vote, was passed and became federal law on August 26, 1920. Georgia law prevented women from voting until 1922. The amendment wasn’t officially ratified until 1970.

Age 19

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and northern Irish: patronymic from the personal name Will , a very common medieval short form of William .

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

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Sources (3)

  • William H Wilson in household of Mary J Wilson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Bill Wilson in household of W O E Wilson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • H B Wilson, "United States Census, 1940"

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