Martha Ann Wilson

1 July 1852–September 1864 (Age 12)
Taylor Township, Appanoose, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Martha Ann

When Martha Ann Wilson was born on 1 July 1852, in Taylor Township, Appanoose, Iowa, United States, her father, Wellington Paul Wilson, was 38 and her mother, Rebecca McBride, was 25. She lived in Urbana Township, Monroe, Iowa, United States in 1860. She died in September 1864, in Wyoming, United States, at the age of 12, and was buried in United States.

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Family Time Line

Wellington Paul Wilson
1814–1896
Rebecca McBride
1827–1902
Amos
1846–1847
Esther Evaline Wilson
1848–1924
Ellen Wilson
1850–1940
Martha Ann Wilson
1852–1864
Marcus Wilson
1854–1864
Emma Catherine Wilson
1856–1900
Almera Wilson
1858–1953
Fanny Wilson
1860–1864
Lavina Wilson
1861–1864
May Wilson
1862–1864
Grace Wilson
1863–1865
Dorcus Mable Cassandra Wilson
1866–1866
Wellington Wilson
1867–1867
Keziah Rebecca Wilson
1868–1969

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World Events (4)

1854
Age 2
On May 30, 1854, the Kansas-Nebraska Act was passed. It allowed people in the territories of Kansas and Nebraska to decide whether or not they wanted to allow slavery within their borders. This Act repealed the Missouri Compromise of 1820.
1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines
Age 5
The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.
1863
Age 11
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

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.

Possible Related Names

Willison
Will
Willson

Sources (2)

  • Martha Knap in household of Rebecka Knap, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Martha Knapp - Pioneer Overland Travel

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