Edward Jenkins Wilcox

2 January 1834–4 June 1890 (Age 56)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Edward Jenkins

When Edward Jenkins Wilcox was born on 2 January 1834, in Pennsylvania, United States, his father, James Mark Wilcox, was 42 and his mother, Mary Brackett, was 37. He married Lucinda Zimmerman on 9 March 1853, in Clayton, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Judicial Township 6, Shasta, California, United States in 1870 and Sierra Township, Tehama, California, United States in 1880. He died on 4 June 1890, in Manton, Tehama, California, United States, at the age of 56, and was buried in Chester Heights, Delaware, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edward Jenkins Wilcox
1834–1890
Lucinda Zimmerman
1833–1914
Marriage: 9 March 1853
Mary Elizabeth Wilcox
1853–1931
Charles Edward Wilcox
1855–1932
Vinson Victor Wilcox
1860–1926
Wilard Wilson Wilcox
1862–1863
Florence Emaline Wilcox
1865–1923
Lillian Evaline Wilcox
1868–1917
Nina Lucinda Wilcox
1871–1955
Clara D. Wilcox
1875–1950

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
9 March 1853
Clayton, Iowa, United States
children

(8)

    Mary Elizabeth Wilcox

    Female1853–1931Female

    Charles Edward Wilcox

    Male1855–1932Male

    Vinson Victor Wilcox

    Male1860–1926Male

    Wilard Wilson Wilcox

    Male1862–1863Male

    Florence Emaline Wilcox

    Female1865–1923Female

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 2

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.
1838 · Lord Reveals the Name of His Chruch

Age 4

On April 26, 1838, The Lord reveals that the name of His Church should be The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. This revelation was given to the Prophet Joseph Smith, Jr. in Far West, Missouri.
1850 · California Is Admitted to Union

Age 16

California was admitted into the Union on September 9, 1850, and became the 31st state.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Wilcock .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Edward Willcox in household of Mary B Willcox, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Edward Wilcox in household of James M Wilcox, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Edward Wilcox, "United States Census, 1870"

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