Gwendolyn Wilson

23 April 1929–12 September 2019 (Age 90)
Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States

The Life Summary of Gwendolyn

When Gwendolyn Wilson was born on 23 April 1929, in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States, her father, Claud Frederick Wilson, was 33 and her mother, Lucille Bartholomew, was 27. She married William David Batey on 24 June 1949. She lived in Niles, Berrien, Michigan, United States in 1935 and Detroit Ward 22, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States in 1940. She died on 12 September 2019, at the age of 90, and was buried in Logan Cemetery, Logan, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ralph M Johnson
1918–2006
Gwendolyn Wilson
1929–2019
Marriage: 11 December 1993

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 December 1993Logan, Cache, Utah, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (2)

    World Events (8)

    1930 · The Detroit-Windsor Tunnel
    Age 1
    The Detroit-Windsor Tunnel is a highway tunnel that connects Detroit to Windsor and is the second busiest crossing between Canada and the United States, after the Ambassador Bridge. Motorcycles are prohibited from using the tunnel.
    1931
    Age 2
    The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.
    1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins
    Age 26
    The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Will
    William
    Willson

    Sources (4)

    • Gwendolyn Wilson in household of Claude F Wilson, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Gwendolyn Wilson in household of Claude Wilson, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Gwendolyn Wilson Batey, "United States Western States Marriage Index"

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