Victoria Elizabeth Wilson

Female15 November 1844–7 December 1930

Brief Life History of Victoria Elizabeth

When Victoria Elizabeth Wilson was born on 15 November 1844, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States, her father, Whitford Gill Wilson, was 45 and her mother, Mary Ann Sheehand, was 40. She married Darwin Epaphroditus Chaffin on 23 October 1861, in Farmington, Davis, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1850. She died on 7 December 1930, in Farmington, Davis, Utah, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Farmington City Cemetery, Farmington, Davis, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Darwin Epaphroditus Chaffin
Victoria Elizabeth Wilson
Marriage: 23 October 1861
Rosella Chaffin
George Riley Chaffin
Romina Elizabeth Chaffin
Lewis Rice Chaffin
Lottie Chaffin
Darwin Edward Chaffin
Maryetta Chaffin
Joseph Frederick Chaffin

Sources (47)

  • Victoria E Wilson in entry for Joseph Fredrick Chaffin, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • Victoria Chaffin in household of Darwin Chaffin, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Victoria E. Wilson Chaffin, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 October 1861Farmington, Davis, Utah, United States
  • Children (8)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (12)

    +7 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1845 · Oh My Father

    Age 1

    "In October 1845, the newspaper Times and Seasons published a poem written by Eliza R. Snow entitled ""My Father in Heaven."" It has become the well known hymn, ""Oh My Father."" The song is only one in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints hymnbook that referrs to a Heavenly Mother."


    Age 2

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

    Age 23

    This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

    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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