Whitford Gill Wilson

4 June 1799–25 November 1863 (Age 64)
St. Albans, Franklin, Vermont, United States

The Life Summary of Whitford Gill

When Whitford Gill Wilson was born on 4 June 1799, in St. Albans, Franklin, Vermont, United States, his father, Bradley Barlow Wilson Sr, was 29 and his mother, Mary Gill, was 18. He married Mary Ann Sheehand on 25 May 1824, in Richland, Springfield Township, Richland, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 9 daughters. He lived in Caldwell, Missouri, United States in 1839 and Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1850. In 1843, at the age of 44, his occupation is listed as member of maid of iowa expedition for the prophet joseph smith jr.'s relief in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States. He died on 25 November 1863, in Davis, Utah, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Farmington, Davis, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Whitford Gill Wilson
Mary Ann Sheehand
Marriage: 25 May 1824
Millie Wilson
Amanda Wilson
Jasper Green Wilson
Rheumina Wilson
Sara Jane Wilson
Tabitha Wilson
Martha Ann Wilson
Mary Etta Wilson
Jane Ann Wilson
Calvin Clinton Wilson
Victoria Elizabeth Wilson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 May 1824Richland, Springfield Township, Richland, Ohio, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
    Age 1
    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
    Age 13
    Missouri Territory was organized from part of the Louisiana Territory on June 4, 1812.
    Age 19
    Illinois is the 21st state.

    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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    Story Highlight


    11 OCTOBER 1769, BORN: Bradley Barlowe Wilson (Sr.), the fifth child, fourth son of Sarah Smith and Deliverance Wilson Sr. at the small farming town of Petersham, Worcester, Massachusetts. Bradley’ …

    Sources (37)

    • Whitford G Wilson, "United States Census, 1830"
    • Whitford G. Wilson, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
    • Willford G. Willson in entry for Mary Etta Mayfield, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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