Sophia Wilson

26 September 1828–10 May 1900 (Age 71)
Niles, Cayuga, New York, United States

The Life of Sophia

Sophia Wilson was born on 26 September 1828, in Niles, Cayuga, New York, United States. She married John Arthur Brinkerhoff in 1858. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in New York, United States in 1870. She died on 10 May 1900, in Niles, Cayuga, New York, United States, at the age of 71.

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John Arthur Brinkerhoff
Sophia Wilson
Marriage: 1858
Joseph W. Brinkerhoff

Spouse and Children



World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 2

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1830 · The Oregon Trail

Age 2

Many people started their 2,170-mile West trek to settle the land found by Louis and Clark. They used large-wheeled wagons to pack most of their belongings and were guided by trails that were made by the previous trappers and traders who walked the area. Over time the trail needed annual improvements to make the trip faster and safer. Most of Interstate 80 and 84 cover most of the ground that was the original trail.

Age 35

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

Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and northern Irish: patronymic from the personal name Will , a very common medieval short form of William .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sophia Brinkerhoff in household of John A Brinkerhoff, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Sophia Brinkerhoff in household of John A Brinkerhoff, "New York State Census, 1905"
  • Sophia Brinkerhoff in household of John A Brinkerhoff, "New York State Census, 1865"

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