Elizabeth Wilson

Female1 October 1783–7 February 1856

Brief Life History of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Wilson was born on 1 October 1783, in Springhill Township, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Captain John Wilson, was 30 and her mother, Drusilla Swearingen, was 24. She married Amos Evans on 17 November 1798, in Mason, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 7 February 1856, in Highland, Ohio, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Hillsboro Cemetery, Liberty Township, Highland, Ohio, United States.

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Amos Evans
Elizabeth Wilson
Marriage: 17 November 1798
Drussilla Evans
John Wilson Evans
Malinda Evans
Hugh Simpson Evans
Levinah Evans
Warren Evans
James Madison Evans
Julia Ann Evans
Greenberry Jones Evans
Andrew Warren Evans

Sources (7)

  • Elizabeth Willson, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Elizabeth Wilson Evans, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Elizabeth Wilson in entry for John W. Evans, "Ohio, County Death Records, 1840-2001"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 November 1798Mason, Kentucky, United States
  • Children (10)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (18)

    +13 More Children

    World Events (7)

    1786 · Shays' Rebellion

    Age 3

    Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

    1787 · Second State to Ratify U.S. Constitution

    Age 4

    On December 12, 1787, Pennsylvania ratified the U.S. Constitution.


    Age 20

    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

    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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