James Washington Wilson

8 October 1833–
Anderson, South Carolina, United States

The Life of James Washington

When James Washington Wilson was born on 8 October 1833, in Anderson, South Carolina, United States, his father, Thomas S. Wilson, was 34 and his mother, Mary Ann Teague, was 37.

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Family Time Line

Thomas S. Wilson
1799–1884
Mary Ann Teague
1796–1876
John Madison Wilson
1830–1908
Martha Elizabeth Wilson
1838–
Mary Ann Wilson
1842–
James Washington Wilson
1833–
William Oliver Wilson
1837–1862

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (3)

1835 · Angry Mob Seizes U-S Mail

Age 2

On August 31, 1835, in Charleston, South Carolina an angry mob takes control over the U-S mail and burns it in public.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 3

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1846

Age 13

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

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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  • Legacy NFS Source: James Washington Wilson - Published information: birth: 8 October 1833; Anderson, South Carolina, United States

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