Jasper Green Wilson

6 August 1827–10 February 1878 (Age 50)
Perrysville, Green Township, Ashland, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Jasper Green

When Jasper Green Wilson was born on 6 August 1827, in Perrysville, Green Township, Ashland, Ohio, United States, his father, Whitford Gill Wilson, was 28 and his mother, Mary Ann Sheehand, was 22. He married Sabra Ann Crockett about 1851, in Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States in 1839. He died on 10 February 1878, in Bakersfield, Kern, California, United States, at the age of 50, and was buried in Union Cemetery, Bakersfield, Kern, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jasper Green Wilson
Sabra Ann Crockett
Marriage: about 1851
Lydia Athena Wilson
Sarah Melinda Maggie Wilson
Whitford Gill Wilson
Thomas M. Wilson
Mary L Wilson
Edwin Douglas Wilson
George William Wilson
Helen Grizzella Wilson
Victor Jasper Wilson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1851Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 3
    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 12
    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.
    1841 · The Nauvoo Legion
    Age 14
    In 1841, the Nauvoo Legion was organized. It was a group of men formed to protect the people of Nauvoo but also fought in different wars. Joseph Smith was the Lieutenant General of this group. Other leaders included Brigham Young, John C. Bennett, and others. They were part of the Illinois Mormon War (1844-1846), Mexican-American War (March of California, Capture of Tucson), Indian Wars (Battle Creek Massacre, Battle of Fort Utah, Walker War, Ute Black Hawk War, Mountain Meadows Massacre), American Civil War, and Morrisite War. The Legion was disbanded in 1887.

    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 (28)

    • Jasper Wilson in entry for Lydia A St Merry, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Jasper Willson, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Jasper Wilson, "United States Census, 1870"

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