Louis Kinney Wilson

10 April 1828–21 July 1911 (Age 83)
St. Albans, Franklin, Vermont, United States

The Life Summary of Louis Kinney

When Louis Kinney Wilson was born on 10 April 1828, in St. Albans, Franklin, Vermont, United States, his father, George Clinton Wilson, was 27 and his mother, Mary Elizabeth Kinney, was 22. He married Amelia Cox on 17 November 1850, in Pigeon, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Long Bar, Yuba, California, United States in 1900 and Marysville, Yuba, California, United States in 1910. He died on 21 July 1911, in Yuba, California, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Wheatland, Yuba, California, United States.

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Louis Kinney Wilson
Amelia Cox
Marriage: 17 November 1850
William Charles Wilson
Elizabeth V Wilson
Mary Medorah Wilson
Martha J Wilson
Thomas Jefferson Wilson
Frederick Wilson
Emma Wilson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 November 1850Pigeon, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 2
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    1839 · Nauvoo is Settled
    Age 11
    After the Saints had been chased out of Missouri they moved to a swampy area located next to the Mississippi River. Here they settled and named the place Nauvoo which translates into the city beautiful.
    1850 · Tornado Finishes off the Temple
    Age 22
    On May 27, 1850, a tornado came through Nauvoo and took the remaining outer walls of the temple. It was the most frightful thing the city had witnessed. Not just a tornado but also lightening, thunder, wind, hail and rain assailed the spot. Over time what was not destroyed by the storm crumbled until only a small amount was left.

    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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    Sources (24)

    • Lewis K Wilson, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Louis K Wilson, "California Death Index, 1905-1939"
    • Louis Wilston in household of George Wilston, "United States Census, 1850"

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