Benjamin Cyrus Willcox

29 September 1839–17 October 1905 (Age 66)
Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Benjamin Cyrus

When Benjamin Cyrus Willcox was born on 29 September 1839, in Illinois, United States, his father, Benjamin Franklin Willcox, was 43 and his mother, Mary McComber, was 38. He married Elizabeth "Bettie" Breen on 25 September 1862. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Paicines, San Benito, California, United States in 1880 and Hollister Judicial Township, San Benito, California, United States in 1900. He died on 17 October 1905, in Hollister, San Benito, California, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in IOOF, Raymond, Pacific, Washington, United States.

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Benjamin Cyrus Willcox
Elizabeth "Bettie" Breen
Marriage: 25 September 1862
Mary Wilcox
Sarah Wilcox
Edward J. Wilcox
Julia Wilcox

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 September 1862
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 7
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1848 · Chicago Board of Trade is organized
    Age 9
    Starting as a voluntary association to help buyers and sellers meet to negotiate and make contracts. The Chicago Board of Trade is one of the oldest futures and options exchanges in the world and it is open 22 hours per day to stay competitive.
    1858 · A House Divided
    Age 19
    Abraham Lincoln's goal was to be different than the previous Senators of Illinois and voice his opinion in how he saw the State and the United States start to drift apart in the different ideology on what was right and what was wrong. Even though it would become an unsuccessful campaign strategy to win the senate seat, to this day it is one of the most famous speeches of US politics.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Wilcox , widespread in southwestern England.

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

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    Sources (20)

    • Benjamin Cyrus Wilcox, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Benj C Willcox, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Cyrus Wilcox, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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