Melvin Daniel Wilson

1891–1959 (Age 67)
Bowling Green, Warren, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Melvin Daniel

Melvin Daniel Wilson was born on 20 March 1891, in Bowling Green, Warren, Kentucky, United States. He had at least 1 son and 3 daughters with Lou Ella Pugh. He lived in Justice Precinct 5, Fisher, Texas, United States in 1920 and Election Precinct 3 East Grand Plains, Chaves, New Mexico, United States in 1930. He died in 1959, in Roswell, Chaves, New Mexico, United States, at the age of 68.

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Family Time Line

Melvin Daniel Wilson
Lou Ella Pugh
Morretta Wilson
Lucille Wilson
Woodrow Wilson
Jessie D Wilson

Spouse & Children



  • Morretta Wilson


  • Lucille Wilson


  • Woodrow Wilson


  • Jessie D Wilson


World Events (8)

1892 · The Radio is invented

Age 1

Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

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.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 18

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

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

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (2)

  • Melvin D Wilson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • M D Wilson, "United States Census, 1930"

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