Simon Zelotus WILMOT

January 1835–14 January 1904 (Age 69)
Leechburg, Armstrong, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Simon Zelotus

Simon Zelotus WILMOT was born in January 1835, in Leechburg, Armstrong, Pennsylvania, United States as the son of Richard WILMOT and UNKNOWN. He married Roxanna Elizabeth Kifer in 1874, in Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He died on 14 January 1904, in Leechburg, Armstrong, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Leechburg, Armstrong, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Simon Zelotus WILMOT
Roxanna Elizabeth Kifer
Marriage: 1874
Willia May Wilmot
Lizzie Myrtle Wilmot

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  • Marriage
    1874Pennsylvania, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 1
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    Age 11
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 28
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English: from the Middle English personal name Will(i)mot(t), a hypocoristic form of Willelm (see William ). Compare the Old French personal name Guillemot. This surname has been established in Ireland (Kerry) since 1614.Walloon: from a pet form of the personal name William . Compare Wilmont .History: Benjamin Wilmot and his wife, with their 6-year-old son William, emigrated from England to New Haven, CT, in or before 1640.

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

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    Sources (7)

    • S Z Wilmott, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Salotera in entry for John Bacton Parr and Lizzie Myrtle Wilmot, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"
    • Zelotus Wilmot, "United States Census of Union Veterans and Widows of the Civil War, 1890"

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