Wellington Paul Wilson

1 February 1814–29 May 1896 (Age 82)
Burlington, Chittenden, Vermont, United States

The Life Summary of Wellington Paul

When Wellington Paul Wilson was born on 1 February 1814, in Burlington, Chittenden, Vermont, United States, his father, Deliverance Wilson Jr, was 45 and his mother, Lovina Fairchild, was 40. He married Elizabeth Boardman Smith on 9 December 1836, in Kirtland, Geauga, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States in 1839 and Grantsville, Tooele, Utah, United States in 1880. In 1880, at the age of 66, his occupation is listed as farmer in Grantsville, Tooele, Utah, United States. He died on 29 May 1896, in Hillsdale, Garfield, Utah, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Hillsdale Cemetery, Hillsdale, Garfield, Utah, United States.

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Wellington Paul Wilson
Rebecca McBride
Marriage: 10 December 1846
Esther Evaline Wilson
Ellen Wilson
Martha Ann Wilson
Marcus Wilson
Emma Catherine Wilson
Almera Wilson
Fanny Wilson
Lavina Wilson
May Wilson
Grace Wilson
Dorcus Mable Cassandra Wilson
Wellington Wilson
Keziah Rebecca Wilson

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  • Marriage
    10 December 1846Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 5
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    Age 13
    Historical Boundaries: 1827: Hancock, Illinois, United States
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 22
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    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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    Autobiography-Wellington Paul Wilson

    HISTORICAL SKETCHES IN THE LIFE OF W. P. WIILSON by WELLINGTON PAUL WILSON INTRODUCTION Sixty-three years I have been toiling on the "journey of life" and the journey is not yet accomplished. In …

    Sources (68)

    • Wellington Wilson, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Willington P. Wilson, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
    • Wellington P. Wilson in entry for Joseph Ellis Wilson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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