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  (b. 28 December 1856 Virginia, USA   d. 3 February 1924 Washington, DC, USA )  

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WILSON Genealogy

Thomas Woodrow WILSON was born 28 December 1856 in Virginia, USA. Thomas Woodrow WILSON was the child of ?   and   ?

Marriage(s) and Child(ren):

He married  Edith Bolling GALT 18 December 1915 in Washington, DC, USA .  Edith Bolling GALT  was born abt. 1872

Thomas Woodrow WILSON died 3 February 1924 in Washington, DC, USA.

Occupation: President of the United States

born at Staunton, Virginia

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Marriage / Partner(s) and Child(ren) of Thomas Woodrow WILSON

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Thomas Woodrow WILSON married  female ancestor Edith Bolling GALT-- Date: 18 December 1915 Place: Washington, DC, USA

Name: Woodrow Wilson
Birth Date: 1856
Age: 59
Spouse's Name: Edith Bolling Galt
Spouse's Birth Date: 1872
Spouse's Birthplace:
Spouse's Age: 43
Event Date: 18 Dec 1915
Event Place: District Of Columbia
Father's Name:
Mother's Name:
Spouse's Father's Name:
Spouse's Mother's Name:
Race: White
Marital Status: Widowed
Previous Wife's Name:
Spouse's Race: White
Spouse's Marital Status: Widowed
Spouse's Previous Husband's Name:
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M02455-8
System Origin: District of Columbia-EASy
GS Film number: 2109857
Reference ID: p 225 cn 72225

"District of Columbia Marriages, 1830-1921," Database, FamilySearch ( ark:/ 61903/ 1:1:F71T-C6V : accessed 28 June 2015), Woodrow Wilson and Edith Bolling Galt, 18 Dec 1915; citing District Of Columbia, reference p 225 cn 72225; FHL microfilm 2,109,857.


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Washington National Cathedral Washington District of Columbia District Of Columbia, USA
28 December 1856
, Virginia, USA

USA 1859 - October 16 – John Brown raids the Harpers Ferry Armory in Harper's Ferry, Virginia, in an unsuccessful bid to spark a general slave rebellion.

USA 1860 - Civil War - On December 20, 1860, a little over a month after Abraham Lincoln had been elected President, South Carolina seceded from the Union. Six more states followed by the spring of 1861.

USA 1861 - January 21 – American Civil War: Jefferson Davis resigns from the United States Senate.

USA 1861 - February 8 – American Civil War: The Confederate States of America are formed, comprising the first six break-away States

USA 1861 - Start of U.S. Civil War - April 12, 1861 - Confederate forces fire upon Fort Sumter.

USA 1861 - April 20 - American Civil War: Robert E. Lee resigns his commission in the United States Army in order to command the forces of the state of Virginia.

USA 1861 - October 26 – The Pony Express announces its closure.

USA 1861 - November 6 - Jefferson Davis Elected President of the Confederate States of America

USA 1863 - January 1 - Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, freeing slaves

USA 1863 - July 1–3 – American Civil War: Battle of Gettysburg – Union forces under George G. Meade turn back a Confederate invasion by Robert E. Lee in the largest battle of the war (28,000 Confederate casualties, 23,000 Union).

USA 1863 - October 3 – President Lincoln proclaims a national Thanksgiving day to be celebrated the final Thursday in November in the United States

USA 1863 - November 19 – American Civil War: U. S. President Abraham Lincoln delivers the Gettysburg Address at the military cemetery dedication ceremony in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.

USA 1865 - April 9 - Robert E. Lee surrenders to Ulysees S. Grant at Appomattox Court House.

USA 1865 - April 14 - Assassination of Abraham Lincoln:

USA 1867 - March 30 – Alaska is purchased for $7.2 million from Alexander II of Russia, about 2 cent/acre ($4.19/km²), by United States Secretary of State William H. Seward. The news media call this "Seward's Folly"

USA 1869 - May 10 - The Union and Central Pacific Railroads joined their rails at Promontory Summit, Utah Territory and forged the destiny of a nation. (Golden Spike National Historic Site, Utah)

World History 1870 - France declares war on Prussia and Emperor Napoleon III is overthrown

World History 1870 - A cable dispatch on the 28th says the Pope has issued a special elimination against the Fenians, both in America and Ireland.

World History 1870 to 1871 - Franco-Prussian War, ending in French defeat, loss of Alsace-Lorraine and end of the Second Empire

USA 1872 - 'Yellowstone Wonderland' is established as first national park.

USA 1875 - Civil Rights Act of 1875

USA 1876 - May 10 - Centennial Exhibitiion

USA 1876 - June 25 – American Indian Wars – Battle of the Little Bighorn:

USA 1879 - Cleveland became the world's first city to be lighted electrically in 1879 when Charles Brush successfully demonstrated arc lights on the streets.

USA 1881 - The American Red Cross is established by Clara Barton.

USA 1883 - November 18 – U.S. and Canadian railroads institute 5 standard continental time zones, ending the confusion of thousands of local times.

USA 1884 - May 1 – The eight-hour workday is first proclaimed by the Federation of Organized Trades and Labor Unions in the United States. This date, called May Day or Labour Day, becomes a holiday recognized in almost every industrialized country.

USA 1884 - December 6 – The Washington Monument is completed in Washington, D.C., becoming the tallest structure in the world at this date.

USA 1885 - The Statue of Liberty arrives in New York Harbor.

World History 1886 - January 29 – Karl Benz patents the first successful gasoline-driven automobile, the Benz Patent Motorwagen (built in 1885).

USA 1887 - February 2 – In Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, the first Groundhog Day is observed.

USA 1890 - December 29 - Wounded Knee Massacre occurred - 7th Cavalry killed more than 250 Lakota men, women and children; Sitting Bull killed at Little Eagle; Indian wars ended

USA 1892 - NO MORE BARGE OFFICE. Immigrants Will Hereafter Land at Ellis Island.

World History 1893 - May 1 - World's Columbian Exposition

USA 1894 - Pullman strike

World History 1896 - Gold discovered in the Yukon's Klondike

USA 1897 - September 1 – The Boston subway opens, becoming the first underground metro in North America.

USA 1898 - U.S. battleship, Maine, blows up in Havana Harbor, Cuba, igniting the Spanish-American war.

USA 1898 - April 25 – Spanish-American War: The United States declares war on Spain; the U.S. Congress announces that a state of war has existed since April 21 (later backdating this one more day to April 20).

USA 1898 - December 10 – The Treaty of Paris is signed, ending the Spanish-American War.

USA 1900 - March 15 – The Gold Standard Act is ratified, placing the United States currency on the gold standard.

USA 1900 - June 1 – American temperance agitator Carrie Nation begins her crusade to demolish saloons.

World History 1901 - January 22 - Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom dies at age 81, after more than 63 years on the throne, and her son the Prince of Wales formally succeeds her as King Edward VII.

World History 1903 - Marconi sends and receives the first wireless transatlantic communication

USA 1903 - June 16 - Ford Motor Company is incorporated in Detroit, Michigan

USA 1903 - October - First World Series

USA 1903 - December 17 – Orville Wright flies an aircraft with a petrol engine at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina in the first documented, successful, controlled, powered, heavier-than-air flight.

USA 1904 - April 30 – The Louisiana Purchase Exposition World's Fair opens in St. Louis, Missouri (closes December 1).

USA 1904 - June 28 - U.S. begins construction of Panama Canal

World History 1906 - April 7 – Mount Vesuvius erupts and devastates Naples.

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1913 - March 4 - Woodrow Wilson (1856-1924) becomes 28th President of the United States

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USA 1913 - October 31 – The Lincoln Highway, the first automobile road across the United States, is dedicated.

USA 1913 - December 23 – The Federal Reserve System is created as the central banking system of the United States by Woodrow Wilson's signature of the Federal Reserve Act.

USA 1914 - Woodrow Wilson signs a Mother's Day proclamation.

World History 1914 - August 1 - World War I begins: Germany declares war on Russia and France and invades Belgium

USA 1915 - January 25 - First United States coast-to-coast long-distance telephone call,

World History 1915 - May 7 – WWI: Sinking of the RMS Lusitania: British ocean liner RMS Lusitania is sunk by Imperial German Navy U-boat U-20 off the south-west coast of Ireland, killing 1,198 civilians en route from New York to Liverpool.

USA 1916 - On May 30, 1916, President Woodrow Wilson issued a presidential proclamation establishing a national Flag Day on June 14.

USA 1917 - March 2 – The enactment of the Jones Act grants Puerto Ricans United States citizenship.

USA 1917 - April 6 – WWI: The United States declares war on Germany.

USA 1917 - June 5 – WWI: Conscription begins in the United States.

USA 1918 - March 19 – The United States Congress establishes time zones and approves daylight saving time (DST goes into effect on March 31).

World History 1918 - October 31 – The Hungarian government terminates the personal union with Austria, officially dissolving the Austro-Hungarian empire.

USA 1919 - June 4 – Women's rights: The United States Congress approves the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution, which would guarantee suffrage to women, and sends it to the U.S. states for ratification.

World History 1919 - June 28 - The Treaty of Versailles is signed, blaming Germany for World War I and creating a League of Nations

USA 1919 - October 28 – Prohibition in the United States is authorized:

USA 1920 - January 17 - Prohibition goes into effect on January 17, 1920, under the provisions of the 18th Amendment to the United States Constitution.

1915 Marriage / Partner
Thomas Woodrow WILSON and Edith Bolling GALT 18 December 1915, Washington, DC, USA
3 February 1924
Washington, DC, USA

Name: Woodrow Wilson
Name Note:
Titles and Terms:
Event Type: Death
Event Date: 03 Feb 1924
Event Place: District of Columbia, United States
Address: 2340 S St. N.W.
Gender: Male
Marital Status: Married
Occupation: retired
Birth Date: 28 Dec 1856
Birth Year: 1856
Birth Year (Estimated):
Birthplace: Staunton, Va.
Burial Date: 07 Feb 1924
Burial Place:
Cemetery: Cathedral Close
Father's Name: Joseph R. Wilson
Father's Titles and Terms:
Father's Birthplace: Ohio
Mother's Name: Jessie Woodrow
Mother's Titles and Terms:
Mother's Birthplace: Carlisle, England
Spouse's Name: Edith Bolling Wilson
Spouse's Titles and Terms:
Spouse's Gender:
Section Number:
Reference ID: cn 283078
GS Film Number: 2116021
Frame Number: 905
Digital Folder Number: 004025280
Image Number: 905

"District of Columbia Deaths, 1874-1961," Database with images, FamilySearch (https:/ / ark:/ 61903/ 1:1:F7TV-H6Y : accessed 28 June 2015), Woodrow Wilson, 03 Feb 1924; citing District of Columbia, United States, District Records Center, Washington D.C.; FHL microfilm 2,116,021.

Name: President Thomas Woodrow Or Tommy Wilson
Titles and Terms: Mr President
Event Type: Obituary
Event Date: 08 Feb 1924
Event Place: Utah, United States
Gender: Male
Relationship to Deceased: Deceased
Birth Date: 28 Dec 1856
Birth Year: 1856
Birthplace: Staunton, , Virginia
Death Year (Estimated): 1924
Death Place: Washington, , Washington D C
Newspaper: Manti Messenger 2

Spouse and Children
Mrs Wilson Wife Female
Miss Margaret Wilson Daughter Female
Mrs William Gibbs Mcadoo Daughter Female
Mrs Francis B Sayre Daughter Female

Parents and Siblings
Joseph Wilson Brother Male

Others on Record
Abraham Lincoln Non Relative Male
Reverend James H Taylor Non Relative Unknown
Dr Cary T Grayson Non Relative Unknown
Andrew Jackson Non Relative Male
Theodore Roosevelt Non Relative Male
Senator Poindexter Non Relative Unknown
Clemenceau Non Relative Unknown
Lloyd George Non Relative Male
Hughes Non Relative Unknown
Reverend Joseph Ruggles Wilson Non Relative Unknown

"Utah, Obituaries from Utah Newspapers, 1850-2005," Database, FamilySearch (https:/ / ark:/ 61903/ 1:1:QVSF-29ZS : accessed 28 June 2015), President Thomas Woodrow Or Tommy Wilson, 08 Feb 1924; citing Manti Messenger 2, The University of Utah. J. Willard Marriott Library, Salt Lake City.

Thomas is buried at: Washington National Cathedral Washington District of Columbia District Of Columbia, USA
Name: Woodrow Wilson
Maiden Name:
Event Type: Burial
Event Date: 1924
Event Place: Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, United States of America
Photograph Included: Yes
Birth Date: 28 Dec 1856
Death Date: 03 Feb 1924
Affiliate Record Identifier: 1115
Cemetery: Washington National Cathedral

"Find A Grave Index," Database, FamilySearch ( : accessed 28 June 2015), Woodrow Wilson, 1924; Burial, Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, United States of America, Washington National Cathedral; citing record ID 1115, Find a Grave,

Added: 7/8/2014 11:55:42 AM - Updated: 6/1/2017 10:10:30 AM

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