Thomas Brigham Wilson

2 May 1847–24 March 1929 (Age 81)
Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Thomas Brigham

When Thomas Brigham Wilson was born on 2 May 1847, in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States, his father, Thomas Green Wilson, was 31 and his mother, Helen Copley, was 24. He married Lydia Ann Marie Patterson on 6 November 1871, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Thistle, Utah, Utah, United States in 1880 and Tucker, Utah, Utah, United States in 1910. He died on 24 March 1929, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Payson City Cemetery, Payson, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Brigham Wilson
Lydia Ann Marie Patterson
Marriage: 6 November 1871
Martha Jane Wilson
Cornelia Wilson
Thomas Brigham Wilson Jr
Ella Wilson
Melvina Pearl Wilson
Vernon Wilson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 November 1871Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines
    Age 10
    The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.
    Age 16
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
    Age 23
    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    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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    Sources (28)

    • Thomas Wilson in entry for Cornelia Wilson Wing, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Thomas B Wilcox in household of Samuel M Wing, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Thomas B Wilson, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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