Mary Wilson

Female16 September 1764–March 1845

Brief Life History of Mary

When Mary Wilson was born on 16 September 1764, in Lincolnton Township, Lincoln, North Carolina, United States, her father, James Wilson, was 40 and her mother, Mary Jones, was 37. She married John Irwin Patton on 19 January 1785, in Lincoln, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. She died in March 1845, in Bedford, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 80.

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John Irwin Patton
Mary Wilson
Marriage: 19 January 1785
Jean Davis Patton
James Patton
Margaret Patton
John Patton Jr.
David Patton
Joseph Wilson Patton
Elizabeth "Betsey" Barry Patton
Martha Wilson Patton
about 1800–1888
Polly Mc Kisick Patton

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  • Mary Patton - Widow of John Patton, US Revolutionary War Pensioners

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 January 1785Lincoln, North Carolina, United States
  • Children (9)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)


    Age 12

    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.


    Age 12

    North Carolina is the 12th state.

    1786 · Shays' Rebellion

    Age 22

    Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

    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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