William P Wilson

Male1850–

Brief Life History of William P

William P Wilson was born in 1850, in Pennsylvania, United States. He had at least 3 sons with Almira Pierce.

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William P Wilson
1850–
Almira Pierce
1855–1919
William P Wilson
1887–1918
Robert Ralston Wilson
1889–1975
James Pierce Wilson
1891–1914

Sources (6)

  • William P Wilson in the Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1964
  • William P Wilson in entry for William P Wilson and Sophie McDonough, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"
  • William P Wilson in entry for William P Wilson, "Massachusetts State Vital Records, 1841-1920"

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Children (3)

World Events (8)

1863

Age 13

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 13

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 31

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

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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