Matilda Susan Willson

4 August 1819–21 November 1888 (Age 69)
Jasper, Georgia, United States

The Life Summary of Matilda Susan

When Matilda Susan Willson was born on 4 August 1819, in Jasper, Georgia, United States, her father, Reverend James Riley Willson, was 34 and her mother, Margaret Green, was 29. She married James Addison Lane on 25 February 1837, in Jasper, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 8 daughters. She lived in Washington-on-the-Brazos, Washington, Texas, United States in 1850. She died on 21 November 1888, in Bosque, Texas, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Kopperl, Bosque, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Addison Lane
Matilda Susan Willson
Marriage: 25 February 1837
Marion Bonita Lane
Margaret Ann Lane
Leroy Wilson Lane
Addison Burdett Lane
Emily Virginia Lane
Polly Ann Lane
Susan Elvira Lane
Sophia Elizabeth Lane
W. D. Lane
Josephine Augusta Lane
Martha Ellen Lane

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 February 1837Jasper, Georgia, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1820 · Making States Equal
    Age 1
    The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
    Age 14
    Historical Boundaries 1833: Province de Texas, Mexico 1836: Washington, Republic of Texas 1845: Washington, Texas, United States Historical Names: 1833: Washington 1865: Washington-on-the-Brazos or Old Washington
    Age 27
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    English (eastern): variant of Wilson .

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

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    Story Highlight

    Letter dated, 29 July, 1868 from Rev. James Willson to James and Matilda Lane

    Found on by: Mary HUDSON-KELLEY Tree pages Owner: mehkelley611 Letter from Rev James Willson to James & Matilda Lane Letter from Rev James Willson to James & Matilda Lane — 29 JUL …

    Sources (27)

    • Matilda in household of Thomas, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Matilda L. Willson, "Georgia, County Marriages, 1785-1950"
    • Matilda Wilson in entry for Sophia Elizabeth Green, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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