William Clinton Wilson

21 October 1847–4 April 1926 (Age 78)
Richland, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of William Clinton

When William Clinton Wilson was born on 21 October 1847, in Richland, Ohio, United States, his father, George Clinton Wilson, was 47 and his mother, Mary Elizabeth Kinney, was 42. He married Mary Ann Western on 2 January 1872. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and Wilson, Weber, Utah, United States in 1880. He died on 4 April 1926, in Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States.

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William Clinton Wilson
Mary Ann Western
Marriage: 2 January 1872
Nancy Jane Wilson
William Clinton Wilson
Matilda Wilson
John Arthur Wilson
George Lewis Wilson
Elizabeth Ellen Wilson
Martha Wilson

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  • Marriage
    2 January 1872
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    World Events (8)

    1848 · Chicago Board of Trade is organized
    Age 1
    Starting as a voluntary association to help buyers and sellers meet to negotiate and make contracts. The Chicago Board of Trade is one of the oldest futures and options exchanges in the world and it is open 22 hours per day to stay competitive.
    1848 · Fire Destroys the Temple
    Age 1
    On October 9, 1848, an arsonists fire claimed everything but the outer walls of the Nauvoo Temple since the structure was made out of limestone and wood. It was meant to discourage the Saints that had fled to never come back.
    1868 · Impeach the President!
    Age 21
    Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

    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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    Sources (30)

    • William Willson, "United States Census, 1880"
    • William Wilson in entry for William Wilson and Dora Chambers, "Montana, County Marriages, 1865-1950"
    • Wm Wilston in household of George Wilston, "United States Census, 1850"

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