Cecilia Wilson

9 June 1881–6 June 1951 (Age 70)
New Brunswick, Middlesex, New Jersey, United States

The Life of Cecilia

When Cecilia Wilson was born on 9 June 1881, in New Brunswick, Middlesex, New Jersey, United States, her father, Charles Asher Wilson Sr, was 22 and her mother, Sarah V Thompson, was 20. She married William Martin Voorhees in 1901, in East Brunswick Township, Middlesex, New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in North Brunswick Township, Middlesex, New Jersey, United States in 1930 and East Brunswick Township, Middlesex, New Jersey, United States in 1940. She died on 6 June 1951, in New Brunswick, Middlesex, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Dayton, Middlesex, New Jersey, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Martin Voorhees
1880–1948
Cecilia Wilson
1881–1951
Marriage: 1901
Gertrude Voorhees
1903–
James Maynard Voorhees
1906–
Maude Voorhees
1910–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1901
East Brunswick Township, Middlesex, New Jersey, United States
children

(3)

    Gertrude Voorhees

    Female1903–Female

    James Maynard Voorhees

    Male1906–Male

    Maude Voorhees

    Female1910–Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 1

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1894

Age 13

Mary Philbrook was the first woman in New Jersey to become a lawyer. She had applied for admission to the New Jersey Bar in 1894, but was rejected because the New Jersey Court stated that women were not vested with any right to be attorneys. Mary lobbied with the Jersey City Woman's Club for an update to the law, which was passed in 1895 and allowed women to become lawyers. Mary Philbrook was the first woman to be admitted after the law change.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 19

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

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)

  • Cecilia Vorhees in household of William H Vorhees, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Cecelia Voorhees in household of William Voorhees, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Cecelia Voorhees in household of William M Voorhees, "New Jersey State Census, 1915"

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