James Robert Wilson

10 September 1874–10 June 1953 (Age 78)
Mobile, Alabama, United States

The Life of James Robert

When James Robert Wilson was born on 10 September 1874, in Mobile, Alabama, United States, his father, John Thomas Wilson, was 43 and his mother, Mary Martin, was 33. He married Mary Ann Smith on 12 September 1895, in Orleans, Louisiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Orleans, Louisiana, United States in 1900 and Magnolia Park, Harris, Texas, United States in 1920. He died on 10 June 1953, in Houston, Harris, Texas, United States, at the age of 78.

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Family Time Line

James Robert Wilson
1874–1953
Mary Ann Smith
1878–
Marriage: 12 September 1895
Walter Wilson
1897–
Alice Evonia Wilson
1897–1975
Esther Estelle Wilson
1899–1978
Morris S Wilson
1901–1975
Francis Hope Wilson Sr
1906–1960

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
12 September 1895
Orleans, Louisiana, United States
children

(5)

Parents and Siblings

    John Thomas Wilson

    Male1831–Male

    Mary Martin

    Female1841–Female

siblings

(6)

    Mary A Wilson

    Female1868–Female

    Hannah N Wilson

    Female1869–1951Female

    Mary A Brugier Martin

    Female1870–1938Female

    Sallie Wilson

    Female1870–1913Female

    Male1874–1953Male

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1875 · Alabama Constitution is Ratified

Age 1

A constitutional convention was held on November 16, 1875, to redeem the state from the Reconstructionist Constitution which had been adopted in 1868. The constitution reduced the size of government and services provided, lowered taxes and the political constraint on African-Americans. Segregated schools were also established.
1895 · Alabama State Flag is Adopted

Age 21

Alabama adopted its state flag on February 16, 1895. Act 383 of the Alabama state legislature states, “The flag of the State of Alabama shall be a crimson cross of St. Andrew on a field of white.”

Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and northern Irish: patronymic from the personal name Will , a very common medieval short form of William .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • J R Wilson in household of J F Wilson, "United States Census, 1880"
  • James R Wilson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • James R Wilson, "United States Census, 1920"

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