Robert Gray Wilson

Female26 April 1933–7 July 2011

Brief Life History of Robert Gray

When Robert Gray Wilson was born on 26 April 1933, in North Carolina, United States, her father, Laurence W. Wilson, was 27 and her mother, Flossie J Stewart, was 30. She lived in Mocksville, Davie, North Carolina, United States in 1935 and Middle Fork Township, Forsyth, North Carolina, United States in 1940. She died on 7 July 2011, at the age of 78, and was buried in Rural Hall, Forsyth, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Laurence W. Wilson
Flossie J Stewart
Joseph Commodore Wilson
William Eugene Wilson
Robert Gray Wilson

Sources (5)

  • Robert Wilson in household of Lawrence Wilson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Robert Gray Wilson, "North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000"
  • Robert G Wilson, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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World Events (8)

1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 2

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

1935 · The Social Security Act

Age 2

This Act was created a basic right to a pension in old age, and insurance against unemployment.

1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 22

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

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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