John Wesley Wilson

1909–1964 (Age 55)
Oregon, United States

The Life of John Wesley

When John Wesley Wilson was born about 1909, in Oregon, United States, his father, Jonathan Bonsal Wilson, was 30 and his mother, Ethel Jane Nickum, was 23. He had at least 1 daughter with Dorothy Lucile Clough. He lived in Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States for about 10 years. He died about 1964, at the age of 55.

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John Wesley Wilson
Dorothy Lucile Clough
Carol Jean Wilson

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World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 0

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1911 · First U.S. Primary Elections Held

Age 2

The first U.S. primary elections were held in Oregon in 1911. 

Age 18

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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 (2)

  • John W Wilson in household of Jonathan B Wilson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Jonathan Wilson in household of Jonathan Wilson, "United States Census, 1910"

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