John Wilson Timson

28 October 1792–6 April 1879 (Age 86)
At Sea

The Life of John Wilson

When John Wilson Timson was born on 28 October 1792, in At Sea, his father, Benjamin Timson, was 42 and his mother, Sarah Elizabeth, was 35. He married Elizabeth Robertson on 13 September 1815, in New York City, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in New York City, New York County, New York, United States for about 5 years. He died on 6 April 1879, in New York City, New York, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Wilson Timson
1792–1879
Elizabeth Robertson
1798–1843
Marriage: 13 September 1815
James Timson
1816–1883
Janette Timson
1819–1868
Mary Timson
1828–1901
William Timson
1830–1884
John Wilson Timson
1833–1892
Amelia Timson
1836–1858

Spouse and Children

    Male1792–1879Male

    Elizabeth Robertson

    Female1798–1843Female

MARRIAGE
13 September 1815
New York City, New York, United States
children

(6)

    James Timson

    Male1816–1883Male

    Janette Timson

    Female1819–1868Female

    Mary Timson

    Female1828–1901Female

    William Timson

    Male1830–1884Male

    John Wilson Timson

    Male1833–1892Male

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Benjamin Timson

    Male1750–1804Male

    Sarah Elizabeth

    Female1757–1848Female

siblings

(3)

    Mary Ann Timson

    Female1786–1855Female

    Benjamin Timson

    Male1790–1832Male

    Male1792–1879Male

World Events (8)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 2

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

Age 5

Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 27

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

English: variant of Tims .

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

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Story Highlight

John Wilson Timson Sr. NY Times Obit

The New-York Times Wednesday, April 9, 1879 Pages 2 Four Cents DEATH OF AN OLD MASON John Wilson Timson Sr., who died Sunday afternoon last, in the eighty-seventh year of his age, was one of the …

Sources (3)

  • John W Timpson, "United States Census, 1850"
  • John W Timpson, "New York State Census, 1855"
  • John Wilson Timson in entry for John Wilson Timson, "New York, New York City Municipal Deaths, 1795-1949"

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