James William Wilcox

8 October 1891–about March 1953 (Age 61)
Westminster, Windham, Vermont, United States

The Life of James William

When James William Wilcox was born on 8 October 1891, in Westminster, Windham, Vermont, United States, his father, James Wilcox, was 41 and his mother, Mattie F. Miller, was 31. He married Helen Ruth Leach on 24 December 1917, in Westminster, Windham, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in North Westminster, Westminster, Windham, Vermont, United States for about 5 years. He died about March 1953, in Vermont, United States, at the age of 61.

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Family Time Line

James William Wilcox
1891–1953
Helen Ruth Leach
1900–1990
Marriage: 24 December 1917
James Leon Wilcox
1919–1984
Lois Shirley Wilcox
1921–1998
Louise Ella Wilcox
1923–2006
Chester Austin Wilcox
1924–1995
Christian Morris Wilcox
1928–1994
Wilfred Hugh Wilcox
1930–1931
Winnifred Helen Wilcox
1930–1974

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
24 December 1917
Westminster, Windham, Vermont, United States
children

(7)

    Male1919–1984Male

    Lois Shirley Wilcox

    Female1921–1998Female

    Louise Ella Wilcox

    Female1923–2006Female

    Chester Austin Wilcox

    Male1924–1995Male

    Male1928–1994Male

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    James Wilcox

    Male1850–1922Male

    Mattie F. Miller

    Female1860–1924Female

siblings

(12)

    Male1880–1947Male

    Edith May Wilcox

    Female1882–1922Female

    Male1884–1963Male

    Jessie Louise Wilcox

    Female1887–Female

    Mary Ella Wilcox

    Female1889–Female

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 7

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 17

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Wilcock .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • James W Wilcox in household of James C Wilcox, "United States Census, 1900"
  • James Wilcox in household of James T Wilcox, "United States Census, 1910"
  • James Wilcox, "United States Census, 1940"

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