Robert Crichton Wilson

9 August 1841–15 November 1872 (Age 31)
New York City, New York County, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Robert Crichton

When Robert Crichton Wilson was born on 9 August 1841, in New York City, New York County, New York, United States, his father, Thomas Charles Wilson, was 24 and his mother, Ellen Nelson, was 27. He married Mary Ann Lewis on 4 May 1863, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Oregon, United States in 1870. He died on 15 November 1872, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 31, and was buried in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Crichton Wilson
1841–1872
Mary Ann Lewis
1848–1928
Marriage: 4 May 1863
Harriet Pamelia Wilson
1864–1949
John Harrison Wilson
1866–1948
Thomas Robert Charles Wilson
1868–1960
Jason Crichton "Jace" Wilson
1870–1946
William Wesley Wilson
1871–
Clarence Lewis Wilson
1872–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 May 1863Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (5)

    1846
    Age 5
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1859 · Oregon Becomes a State
    Age 18
    Oregon became the 33rd state admitted to the Union on February 14, 1859. 
    1863
    Age 22
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    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 (13)

    • Robert Wilson, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Robt Wilson in entry for James Bilby and Christina Wilson, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"
    • Robert Wilson in entry for John Harrison Wilson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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