Lavina Wilson

Brief Life History of Lavina

When Lavina Wilson was born in November 1861, in Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States, her father, Wellington Paul Wilson, was 47 and her mother, Rebecca McBride, was 33. She died in October 1864, in Crossing, Masbate, Philippines, at the age of 2.

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Family Time Line

Wellington Paul Wilson
1814–1896
Rebecca McBride
1828–1902
Amos Wilson
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

Sources (3)

  • Lavina Wilson - Pioneer Overland Travel
  • Ancestry Family Trees
  • Membership of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1830-1848

World Events (2)

1863

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

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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