Sir John Robert Wilson II, Earl of Cuper, Burgess of Edinborough

Maleabout 1425–about 1492

Brief Life History of John Robert

When Sir John Robert Wilson II, Earl of Cuper, Burgess of Edinborough was born about 1425, in Cupar, Fife, Scotland, his father, Thomas Robert Wilson, was 31 and his mother, Elizabeth Robinson, was 27. He married Ada Antoinette Erasmus Erkinger in 1445, in Canongate, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. He died about 1492, in Bradfield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 69.

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Sir John Robert Wilson II, Earl of Cuper, Burgess of Edinborough
Ada Antoinette Erasmus Erkinger
Marriage: 1445
James Wilson
Sir John William Wilson
Christopher Wilson
Sir Thomas Wilson

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    1445Canongate, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom
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    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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    WILLSON-WILSON FAMILY 18 November 2019 2016 GENERATIONS (MORE WILSON’S BEFORE 1400) (QUESTIONS: 1. Is Thomas Willson and Isabella Bryce really Henery Willson’s parents? 2.Did Henery Willson really d …

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