Henry Clark Willson

11 July 1829–17 March 1907 (Age 77)
Worcester, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary of Henry Clark

When Henry Clark Willson was born on 11 July 1829, in Worcester, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Clark Willson, was 29 and his mother, Almira Battles, was 23. He married Mary Elizabeth Clemence on 6 November 1851, in Worcester, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. He lived in Auburn, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States in 1860 and Massachusetts, United States in 1870. He died on 17 March 1907, in Worcester, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Rural Cemetery, Worcester, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States.

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Henry Clark Willson
Mary Elizabeth Clemence
Marriage: 6 November 1851
Lucy Adelaide “Addie” Willson
Henrietta Clemence Willson
Jennie E Willson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 November 1851Worcester, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 1
    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 1
    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 34
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant spelling of Wilson .

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

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    Sources (19)

    • Henry C Wilson, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Henry C Willson, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Henry C Willson, "United States Census, 1900"

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