Edward Taylor Wilson

8 July 1879–13 December 1956 (Age 77)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Edward Taylor

When Edward Taylor Wilson was born on 8 July 1879, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, William Whiting Penfold Wilson, was 33 and his mother, Mary Taylor, was 28. He married Hannah Elizabeth Arnold on 21 December 1903, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Salt Lake City Ward 1, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1900 and Ogden City Election Precinct, Weber, Utah, United States in 1940. He died on 13 December 1956, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edward Taylor Wilson
Hannah Elizabeth Arnold
Marriage: 21 December 1903
Raymond Arnold Wilson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 December 1903Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 2
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
    1896 · Utah becomes a state
    Age 17
    After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition, that all forms of polygamy were to be banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.
    1900 · Gold for Cash!
    Age 21
    This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 269682;2007: 580669; 2010: 801882)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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    Sources (29)

    • Edward Taylor Wilson, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
    • Edward T Wilson, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Ed T Wilson in entry for Raymond Arnold Wilson, "Utah, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1947"

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