Elizabeth Wilson

9 October 1843–24 September 1864 (Age 20)
Hancock, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Wilson was born on 9 October 1843, in Hancock, Illinois, United States, her father, Wellington Paul Wilson, was 29 and her mother, Elizabeth Boardman Smith, was 26. She died on 24 September 1864, in Hamsfork, Uinta, Wyoming, United States, at the age of 20, and was buried in Mountain, Dundas, Ontario, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Wellington Paul Wilson
1814–1896
Elizabeth Boardman Smith
1817–1893
Stephen Fairchild Wilson
1837–1927
Wellington Paul Wilson
1838–1838
Wilson
1839–
Sidney Smith Wilson
1839–1908
Maryette Wilson
1841–1856
Wilson
1843–
Elizabeth Wilson
1843–1864
Sarah Alice Wilson
1846–1864
Clarissa Jane Wilson
1848–1864
Ira Lyman Wilson
1852–1924
Oliver Cowdery Wilson
1855–1896
Joseph Ellis Wilson Sr.
1858–1930

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1846
Age 3
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1848 · Chicago Board of Trade is organized
Age 5
Starting as a voluntary association to help buyers and sellers meet to negotiate and make contracts. The Chicago Board of Trade is one of the oldest futures and options exchanges in the world and it is open 22 hours per day to stay competitive.
1854
Age 11
On May 30, 1854, the Kansas-Nebraska Act was passed. It allowed people in the territories of Kansas and Nebraska to decide whether or not they wanted to allow slavery within their borders. This Act repealed the Missouri Compromise of 1820.

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.

Possible Related Names

Willison
Will
Willson

Sources (6)

  • Elizabeth Wilson, "Utah Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel Database, 1847-1868"
  • Research Log for Elizabeth Wilson by BYU Center for Family History and Genealogy
  • Elizabeth Wilson - Pioneer Overland Travel

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