Christopher Wilson

Maleabout 1450–about 1520

Brief Life History of Christopher

When Christopher Wilson was born about 1450, in Bradfield, Yorkshire, England, his father, John Robert Wilson, was 52 and his mother, Angelina Elison Robinson, was 51. He married Ellen Leigh about 1475, in Bradfield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons. He died about 1520, in his hometown, at the age of 72, and was buried in Bradfield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Christopher Wilson
Ellen Leigh
Marriage: about 1475
Ralph Wilson
John Wilson II
Reginald Wilson
John Wilson
Richard Wilson

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Christopher Wilson - death: about 1500; England
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  • Marriage
    about 1475Bradfield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (5)

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    Siblings (3)

    World Events (1)

    1455 · Wars of the Roses

    Age 5

    Wars of the Roses was a series of English civil wars for control of the throne of England between the royal families House of Lancaster and the House of York. The name of the war was derived as the red rose was the symbol of the Lancastrians and the white rose was the symbol of the Yorks.

    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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