Alexander Duncan Wilson

5 January 1890–3 March 1974 (Age 84)
Honey Hill, Berkeley, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Alexander Duncan

When Alexander Duncan Wilson was born on 5 January 1890, in Honey Hill, Berkeley, South Carolina, United States, his father, Daniel Duncan Wilson, was 24 and his mother, Mary Rebecca Holmes, was 19. He had at least 2 sons and 5 daughters with Viola James. He lived in Jamestown, Berkeley, South Carolina, United States in 1910 and Rowell Township, Marion, South Carolina, United States for about 10 years. He died on 3 March 1974, in Marion, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Friendship, Marion, South Carolina, United States.

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Alexander Duncan Wilson
Viola James
Woodrow Willard Wilson
Eaver Belle Wilson
Olive Rebecca Wilson
Ronald E Wilson
Ida Mae Wilson
Janie Wilson
Mollie R Wilson

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Parents and Siblings

    Daniel Duncan Wilson


    Mary Rebecca Holmes




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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 8

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 22

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Elie D Wilson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Alec Wilson in household of Daniel D Wilson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Alexander D Wilson in household of Robert O James, "United States Census, 1920"

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