Rebecca McBride

28 April 1827–29 May 1902 (Age 75)
Jackson, Wayne, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Rebecca

When Rebecca McBride was born on 28 April 1827, in Jackson, Wayne, Ohio, United States, her father, Amos Evans McBride, was 25 and her mother, Keziah McBride, was 24. She married Wellington Paul Wilson on 10 December 1846, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 11 daughters. She immigrated to Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1864 and lived in Urbana Township, Monroe, Iowa, United States in 1860 and Grantsville, Tooele, Utah, United States for about 10 years. She died on 29 May 1902, in Hillsdale, Garfield, Utah, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Hillsdale Cemetery, Hillsdale, Garfield, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

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

Spouse and Children

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

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 3
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    1839 · Nauvoo is Settled
    Age 12
    After the Saints had been chased out of Missouri they moved to a swampy area located next to the Mississippi River. Here they settled and named the place Nauvoo which translates into the city beautiful.
    1848 · Fire Destroys the Temple
    Age 21
    On October 9, 1848, an arsonists fire claimed everything but the outer walls of the Nauvoo Temple since the structure was made out of limestone and wood. It was meant to discourage the Saints that had fled to never come back.

    Name Meaning

    Irish (northern) and Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Brighde, a shortened form of Irish Mac Giolla Bhrighde and Scottish Gaelic Mac Gille Brighde ‘son of the servant of (Saint) Brigit’. Compare Kilbride and Bredin .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Story Highlight


    SKETCH OF THE LIFE OF REBECCA MCBRIDE WILSON (This sketch of the life of Rebecca McBride Wilson was written October 6, 1958 by her daughter Rebecca Wilson and granddaughters Minnie Hubbard Dixon of …

    Sources (29)

    • Rebecca Willson in household of Jesse S. Wilson, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Rebecca Mcbride in entry for Ellen Steele, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
    • Rebecka Knap, "United States Census, 1860"

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