Lois Rachel Wilson

26 March 1873–26 September 1953 (Age 80)
Bardolph, McDonough, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Lois Rachel

When Lois Rachel Wilson was born on 26 March 1873, in Bardolph, McDonough, Illinois, United States, her father, Lewis Phillip Wilson, was 40 and her mother, Ann Matilda Kuhn, was 33. She married Charles William Barclay on 23 February 1893, in Macomb, McDonough, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Scotland Township, McDonough, Illinois, United States for about 10 years. She died on 26 September 1953, in Macomb, McDonough, Illinois, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Oakwood Cemetery, Macomb City Township, McDonough, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles William Barclay
Lois Rachel Wilson
Marriage: 23 February 1893
Ruth Lenore Barclay
Anna Maude Barclay
Ralph Edgar Barclay
Lois Louise Barclay

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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
Age 2
In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1877 · The First Workers Strike
Age 4
The country was in great economic distress in mid-1877, which caused many workers of the Railroad to come together and began the first national strike in the United States. Crowds gathered in Chicago in extreme number to be a part of the strike which was later named the Great Railroad Strike. Shortly after the strike began, the battle was fought between the authorities and many of the strikers. The conflict escalated to violence and quickly each side turned bloody.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
Age 23
A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and northern Irish: patronymic from the personal name Will , a very common medieval short form of William .

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

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Story Highlight

Anna Maude Barclay Rose - Escape from Death.

Anna Maude Barclay Rose Childhood Story The Macomb Journal Macomb, McDonough, Illinois July 11, 1901 page 8 Little Anna, the 14 months old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Chas. …

Sources (16)

  • Lois Wilson in household of Lewis Wilson, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Lois R Barcley in household of Chas W Barcley, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Lois Barclay in household of Charles Barclay, "United States Census, 1940"

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