Thomas Friend Willson

Brief Life History of Thomas Friend

When Thomas Friend Willson was born on 23 May 1775, in Amelia, Virginia, United States, his father, Thomas Branch Willson, was 35 and his mother, Judith Friend, was 42. He married Nancy Ann Anderson on 15 August 1796, in Amelia, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 10 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 14 April 1841, in Chesterfield, Virginia, United States, at the age of 65.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Friend Willson
1775–1841
Nancy Ann Anderson
1777–1828
Marriage: 15 August 1796
Judith Friend Willson
1797–1868
Thomas Branch Willson
1798–
Thomas Claiborne Willson
1800–1860
Francis Anderson Willson
1801–
Nathaniel Friend Willson
1803–
John Osborne Willson
1805–
Ann Osborn Willson
1808–
Henry Chamberlayne Willson
1809–
John Osborn Willson
1811–
Lucy Willson
1813–
Susan Adaline Willson
1815–1884
Henry A Willson
1817–
Elizabeth Willson
1819–
Robert D. Willson
1821–
Joseph Bragg Willson
1823–1904

Sources (12)

  • Tom F Willson, "Virginia, Vital Records, 1715-1901"
  • Tom F Willson in entry for William Gregory, "Virginia, Vital Records, 1715-1901"
  • Thos F Willson in entry for Thos C Willson, "Virginia, Library of Virginia State Archive, Births, Marriages, and Deaths 1853-1900"

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World Events (8)

1776

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

1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

Name Meaning

English (eastern): variant of Wilson .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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