Esther Evaline Wilson

Female25 August 1848–8 December 1924

Brief Life History of Esther Evaline

When Esther Evaline Wilson was born on 25 August 1848, in Monroe, Iowa, United States, her father, Wellington Paul Wilson, was 34 and her mother, Rebecca McBride, was 21. She married Levi Ward Hancock Jr on 4 May 1868, in Lone Pine, Inyo, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Marysville Precinct, Grant, Oregon, United States in 1880 and Inyo, California, United States for about 10 years. She died on 8 December 1924, in Lone Pine, Inyo, California, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Mount Whitney Cemetery, Lone Pine, Inyo, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Levi Ward Hancock Jr
Esther Evaline Wilson
Marriage: 4 May 1868
John Oscar Hancock
Clarissa Evaline Hancock
Levi Ward Hancock 3rd
Hyrum Wellington Hancock
Rebecca Amy Hancock
Martha Ellen Hancock
George Washington Hancock
Joseph Hancock
Amos Paul Hancock
Almera Esther Hancock
Thomas Steed Hancock

Sources (49)

  • Eveline Esther Wilson in entry for Amos Paul Hancock, "Arizona, Birth Certificates and Indexes, 1855-1930"
  • Eveline E Hancock in household of Hiram W Hancock, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Evelyn Wilson in entry for Levi Ward Hancock and Cleora Lovica Horsley, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 May 1868Lone Pine, Inyo, California, United States
  • Children (11)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (14)

    +9 More Children

    World Events (8)


    Age 2

    Historical Boundaries: 1850: Mexican Cession, United States 1850: Utah Territory, United States 1851: Great Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States* 1896: Salt Lake, Utah, United States *Renamed Salt Lake in 1868


    Age 15

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1868 · Impeach the President!

    Age 20

    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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    Story Highlight

    W. P. Wilson rolling pin

    My grandmother, Onetta May Linge Schoradt, had this rolling pin in her possession when she passed away. She told me that it was carved by Wellington Paul Wilson, who was her great grandfather, for he …

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