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George C. Wilson

Last updated 12 Aug 2021 in Spear–Johnson Family.

Individual

Born: 1888

Died: 1971

Supporting evidence for:
name

marker-george-wilson-1971: Gravestone of George C. Wilson (1971); Find A Grave (https://www.findagrave.com: accessed 2 May 2021), memorial ID 87409530, photograph uploaded 8 Apr 2012; citing “Lincoln Memorial Park (Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska, USA)”

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periodical-beatrice-couple-wed-at-lincoln-1913: “Beatrice Couple Wed at Lincoln,” wedding description; Newspapers.com (https://www.newspapers.com: accessed 2 May 2021) > “United States of America > Nebraska > Beatrice > Beatrice Daily Sun > 1913 > 10 > 08” page 1; citing “Beatrice Daily Sun (Beatrice, Nebraska), 8 Oct 1913 (Wednesday), page 1, column 4”

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birth

marker-george-wilson-1971: Gravestone of George C. Wilson (1971); Find A Grave (https://www.findagrave.com: accessed 2 May 2021), memorial ID 87409530, photograph uploaded 8 Apr 2012; citing “Lincoln Memorial Park (Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska, USA)”

Comment: Source includes year (1888).

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death

marker-george-wilson-1971: Gravestone of George C. Wilson (1971); Find A Grave (https://www.findagrave.com: accessed 2 May 2021), memorial ID 87409530, photograph uploaded 8 Apr 2012; citing “Lincoln Memorial Park (Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska, USA)”

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Family

Spouse/Partner: Dolsy Hazel Dole (1893 – 1987)

Married: 7 Oct 1913 in Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska, United States

Supporting evidence for:
marriage

periodical-beatrice-couple-wed-at-lincoln-1913: “Beatrice Couple Wed at Lincoln,” wedding description; Newspapers.com (https://www.newspapers.com: accessed 2 May 2021) > “United States of America > Nebraska > Beatrice > Beatrice Daily Sun > 1913 > 10 > 08” page 1; citing “Beatrice Daily Sun (Beatrice, Nebraska), 8 Oct 1913 (Wednesday), page 1, column 4”

Comment: Source includes calculated date ("yesterday" in a story published 8 Oct 1913) and location (Lincoln [, Nebraska]).

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Miscellaneous Facts

Events

Burial: at Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska, United States

Employer: (Dempster plant) 7 Oct 1913

Cemetery: (Lincoln Memorial Park) at Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska, United States

Supporting evidence for:
events

marker-george-wilson-1971: Gravestone of George C. Wilson (1971); Find A Grave (https://www.findagrave.com: accessed 2 May 2021), memorial ID 87409530, photograph uploaded 8 Apr 2012; citing “Lincoln Memorial Park (Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska, USA)”

Comment: Source includes location (Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska, USA).

periodical-beatrice-couple-wed-at-lincoln-1913: “Beatrice Couple Wed at Lincoln,” wedding description; Newspapers.com (https://www.newspapers.com: accessed 2 May 2021) > “United States of America > Nebraska > Beatrice > Beatrice Daily Sun > 1913 > 10 > 08” page 1; citing “Beatrice Daily Sun (Beatrice, Nebraska), 8 Oct 1913 (Wednesday), page 1, column 4”

Comment: Source includes date of marriage (7 Oct 1913) and employer (Dempster plant).

marker-george-wilson-1971: Gravestone of George C. Wilson (1971); Find A Grave (https://www.findagrave.com: accessed 2 May 2021), memorial ID 87409530, photograph uploaded 8 Apr 2012; citing “Lincoln Memorial Park (Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska, USA)”

Comment: Source includes cemetery (Lincoln Memorial Park) and location (Lincoln, Lansaster County, Nebraska, USA).

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Attributes

Residence: 7 Oct 1913 at Beatrice, Gage County, Nebraska, United States

Supporting evidence for:
attributes

periodical-beatrice-couple-wed-at-lincoln-1913: “Beatrice Couple Wed at Lincoln,” wedding description; Newspapers.com (https://www.newspapers.com: accessed 2 May 2021) > “United States of America > Nebraska > Beatrice > Beatrice Daily Sun > 1913 > 10 > 08” page 1; citing “Beatrice Daily Sun (Beatrice, Nebraska), 8 Oct 1913 (Wednesday), page 1, column 4”

Comment: Source includes date of marriage (7 Oct 1913) and location (Beatrice [, Nebraska]).

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Research Notes (Conflicts/Spelling/Followup)

FOLLOWUP

George's parents were Henry Wilson and Mary Reaves. [research-a-spear-family-history]

His is middle name may have been Clarence, and he may have been born 20 Nov 1888 in Sligo, Dent County, Missouri, and died 20 Oct 1971 in Lincoln, Nebraska. [research-a-spear-family-history]

George Wilson and Dolsy Dole had a child, Irene Isabella Wilson (b. 9 Aug 1915 in Beatrice, Nebraska), who married (30 Oct 1938 in Lincoln Nebraska) Keith J. Walker (1915-). They had children <private>. [research-a-spear-family-history]

Daughter Irene's birth date of 9 Aug 1915 is also supported by a family birth and death date notebook. [misc-spear-date-notebook]

An announcement of Irene's marriage (to take place later in the day) to Keith Walker can be found on page C2 (20), colunn 3 of the 30 Oct 1938 edition of The Lincoln Star, Lincoln, Nebraska. It is continued on page C4, col. 1)

Supporting evidence for:
research notes

misc-spear-date-notebook: Spear birth and death date notebook; multiple contributors; privately held

Additional detail for reference: Page 12 - August Births (cont).

research-a-spear-family-history: <private> Engelmann, A Spear Family History, privately printed 1988, updated 2002, 2005; privately held

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