Robert Wilson

21 November 1742–27 July 1822 (Age 79)
Hathersage, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Robert

When Robert Wilson was born on 21 November 1742, in Hathersage, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Joseph Wilson, was 53 and his mother, Sara Cowper, was 46. He married Martha Gardner on 30 November 1769, in Hathersage, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 27 July 1822, in his hometown, at the age of 79, and was buried in Hathersage, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Robert Wilson
1742–1822
Martha Gardner
1750–1843
Marriage: 30 November 1769
Isaac Garner Wilson
1772–
Ruth Wilson
1777–1853
George Garner Wilson
1782–
Elizabeth Garner Wilson
1792–
John Willson
1773–1827
Robert G Wilson
1775–1849
Thomas Wilson
1776–
James Wilson
1781–1820
Sarah Wilson
1781–
Joseph Garner Wilson
1783–1838
Betty Wilson
1786–1861
Martha Wilson
1789–1859

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
30 November 1769
Hathersage, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom
children

(12)

+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (3)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 59

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

Age 66

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.
1815

Age 73

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

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)

  • Robert Wilson in entry for Ruth Wilson, "England, Derbyshire, Church of England Parish Registers, 1537-1918"
  • Robert Wilson in entry for James Wilson, "England, Derbyshire, Church of England Parish Registers, 1537-1918"
  • Robert Wilson in entry for James Wilson, "England, Derbyshire, Church of England Parish Registers, 1537-1918"

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