Rheumina Wilson

Female22 February 1829–16 December 1904

Brief Life History of Rheumina

When Rheumina Wilson was born on 22 February 1829, in Green, Licking, Ohio, United States, her father, Whitford Gill Wilson, was 29 and her mother, Mary Ann Sheehand, was 24. She married John Earl on 10 September 1849, in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and Farmington Election Precinct, Davis, Utah, United States in 1900. She died on 16 December 1904, in Farmington, Davis, Utah, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Farmington City Cemetery, Farmington, Davis, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Earl
Rheumina Wilson
Marriage: 10 September 1849
Milton William Earl
Sarah Earl
Adaline Earl
John Henry Earl
Jedediah Earl
Mary Rheumina Earl
Louisa Earl
Charles Wilson Earl
Jane Elzada Earl
Mildred Earl

Sources (47)

  • Rheumina Earl in household of John Earl, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Romina Wilson in entry for Mary R. Hess, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1965"
  • Rhuemina Earl in household of John Earl, "United States Census, 1880"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 September 1849Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States
  • Children (10)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (12)

    +7 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening

    Age 1

    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 10

    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.

    1850 · Tornado Finishes off the Temple

    Age 21

    On May 27, 1850, a tornado came through Nauvoo and took the remaining outer walls of the temple. It was the most frightful thing the city had witnessed. Not just a tornado but also lightening, thunder, wind, hail and rain assailed the spot. Over time what was not destroyed by the storm crumbled until only a small amount was left.

    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


    Excerpts from a history written by Noreen Earl Turner, a granddaughter. Jed Earl was a pioneer of Bear River Valley in northern Utah. He came to work in this area, then known as the Bear River Flats …

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