Harriet Rebecca Wilson

30 June 1863–11 June 1955 (Age 92)
Marietta, Washington, Ohio, United States

The Life of Harriet Rebecca

When Harriet Rebecca Wilson was born on 30 June 1863, in Marietta, Washington, Ohio, United States, her father, William Finley Wilson, was 33 and her mother, Lucy Ann Dunbar, was 26. She married Thomas Wilton Pollock on 1 February 1887, in Springville, Linn, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Linn Township, Linn, Iowa, United States in 1925 and Brown Township, Linn, Iowa, United States for about 10 years. She died on 11 June 1955, at the age of 91, and was buried in Springville, Linn, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Wilton Pollock
Harriet Rebecca Wilson
Marriage: 1 February 1887
Florynthe Alene Pollock
Thomas Finley Pollock
Elma Anne Pollock
Lucy Mae Pollock
John F. Pollock
Clinton Wilson Pollock
Edgar Harmon Pollock
Albert Dunbar Pollock
Raymond James Pollock
Mary Ella Pollock

Spouse and Children

1 February 1887
Springville, Linn, Iowa, United States


+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    William Finley Wilson


    Lucy Ann Dunbar




    Emma Wilson




    Charles Johnson


    Albert D. Wilson


+2 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 2

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1867 · The Burtis Opera House

Age 4

The Burtis Opera House opened in Davenport and could easily hold an audience of 1,600. It was a widely used facility and Mark Twain filled the house when he spoke on tour in 1869. It was also used to house Susan B. Anthony when she lectured on the woman's right to vote. The Quad City Symphony Orchestra played its first concert as the new Tri-City Symphony in the Opera House. An arsonist set fire to the building on the evening of April 26, 1921, and the building was severely destroyed. The building was rebuilt but was no longer used as an opera house.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 27

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

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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Sources (3)

  • Rebecca Pollock in household of William W Pollock, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Hattie W Pollock in household of Wilton T Pollock, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Hattie R Pollack in household of T Milton Pollack, "United States Census, 1940"

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