Elizabeth Wilson

26 April 1816–10 August 1880 (Age 64)
Tully, Onondaga, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Wilson was born on 26 April 1816, in Tully, Onondaga, New York, United States, her father, Thomas Maunsell Wilson, was 30 and her mother, Isabella Monck, was 22. She married George Davis Grant on 22 January 1834, in Naples, Ontario, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States in 1839. She died on 10 August 1880, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Davis Grant
Elizabeth Wilson
Marriage: 22 January 1834
Athalia Elizabeth Grant
George Wilson Grant
William Smith Grant
Josephine Grant
Don Carlos Grant
Julia Caroline Grant
Joseph Smith Grant

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 January 1834Naples, Naples, Ontario, New York, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 3
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    Age 11
    Historical Boundaries: 1827: Hancock, Illinois, United States
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 20
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    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 (45)

    • Elizabeth Wilton in entry for Julia C Gilman, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Elizabeth Grant, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Elizabeth Wilson in entry for Thalia Grant Orahood, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"

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