Wlliam Hill Wilson

Brief Life History of Wlliam Hill

When Wlliam Hill Wilson was born on 18 June 1792, in Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, United States, his father, Hugh Wilson, was 22 and his mother, Hannah Hill, was 22. He married Sarah Clayton on 30 August 1814, in Monongalia, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Marion, Virginia, United States in 1850 and District 1, Mason, Virginia, United States in 1860. He died on 20 July 1870, in Fairmont, Marion, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 78.

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Family Time Line

Wlliam Hill Wilson
1792–1870
Sarah Clayton
1791–1879
Marriage: 30 August 1814
Elizabeth Jane Wilson
1816–1909
Ann Eliza Wilson
1819–1871
John J. Wilson
1818–1895
Euphamia Wilson
1822–1898
Eugenius Clayton Wilson
1823–1850
Elisha Wilson
1823–
William Wilson
1825–
Sarah Wilson
1826–
Harriet Wilson
1828–1908
Mark Wilson
1832–
Mary Wilson
1835–
Edgar Clayton Wilson
1843–1914

Sources (12)

  • William H Wilson, "United States Census, 1860"
  • William Wilson, "Maryland Births and Christenings, 1650-1995"
  • William Wilson, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"

World Events (8)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

1812 · Monumental Church Built

The Monumental Church was built between 1812-1814 on the sight where the Richmond Theatre fire had taken place. It is a monument to those that died in the fire.

1819 · Panic! of 1819

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. 

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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