Richard Wilson

Male19 March 1775–14 September 1859

Brief Life History of Richard

When Richard Wilson was born on 19 March 1775, in Sunderland, Durham, England, United Kingdom, his father, Richard Wilson, was 30 and his mother, Ann Carter, was 26. He married Ann Carr on 27 December 1802, in Sunderland, Durham, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 14 September 1859, in his hometown, at the age of 84.

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Richard Wilson
Ann Carr
Marriage: 27 December 1802
John Wilson
James Wilson
George Wilson
Rebecca Wilson
Ann Wilson
John Wilson
Richard Wilson
Rebecca Wilson

Sources (12)

  • Richard Wilson, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Richard Wilson, "England Marriages, 1538–1973"
  • Richard Wilson in entry for Richard Wilson and Ann Rantoul, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 December 1802Sunderland, Durham, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (8)

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    Siblings (4)

    World Events (6)

    1801 · The Act of Union

    Age 26

    The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.


    Age 40

    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.


    Age 48

    Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

    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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