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John Wiley1787

Name
John Wiley
Given names
John
Surname
Wiley
Birth about 1787 13 32

Birth of a sisterElizabeth Wiley
about 1791 (Age 4 years)

Birth of a sisterMartha A. Wiley
about 1791 (Age 4 years)

Kentucky Becomes 15th State June 25, 1792 (Age 5 years)

Note:
Lincoln County, Kentucky Formed June 25, 1792 (Age 5 years)

Note: Lincoln was one of the original three counties formed out of Virginia's Kentucky County. (The other two were Fayette and Jefferson counties.) These three were separated from Virginia to create the Commonwealth of Kentucky in 1792.
George Washington Relected December 5, 1792 (Age 5 years)

Note: Geo. Washington relected to his second term as president.
Birth of a brotherBenjamin L. Wiley Jr.
about 1793 (Age 6 years)

Marriage of parentsBenjamin WileyElizabeth ColletteView this family
between 1793 and 1794 (Age 6 years)
Address: Probably Henry County ... but no proof
Birth of a sisterRachel Wiley
about 1794 (Age 7 years)
DeFoe (Sweethome), Henry County, Kentucky, USA
Latitude: N38.2027 Longitude: W85.3150

Address: Sweethome is actualy DeFoe, Kentucky. According to the Henry County Historical Society, it was called Sweethome only for about 25 years in the late 1700's.
Knox County, Kentucky Formed December 19, 1799 (Age 12 years)

Note: Knox County was officially formed on December 19, 1799. Losing counties were Lincoln County.
Rockcastle County, Kentucky Formed January 8, 1810 (Age 23 years)

Note: Rockcastle County was officially formed on January 8, 1810. Losing counties were Lincoln, Pulaski, Madison and Knox counties.
New Madrid Earthquake December 16, 1811 (Age 24 years)

Note: New Madrid Earthquake reverses course of Mississippi River.(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_Madrid_earthquake)
Death of a motherElizabeth Collette
February 17, 1816 (Age 29 years)
Harlan County, Kentucky Formed January 28, 1819 (Age 32 years)

Note: Harlan County was officially formed on January 28, 1819. Losing counties were Knox County.
Marriage of a parentBenjamin WileyProvey DorseyView this family
December 20, 1824 (Age 37 years)
Death of a sisterRachel Wiley
about 1828 (Age 41 years)
Death of a fatherBenjamin Wiley
about 1833 (Age 46 years)
Death of a sisterMartha A. Wiley
about 1852 (Age 65 years)

Death of a brotherBenjamin L. Wiley Jr.
about 1859 (Age 72 years)

The American Civil War Begins April 12, 1861 (Age 74 years)

Note: The opening of the American Civil War - Battle of Fort Sumter, South Carolina.
The American Civil War Ends May 13, 1865 (Age 78 years)

Note: The American Civil War concludes with the surrender of Robert E. Lee in the Appomattax Courthouse at Appomattax, Virginia.
Death of a sisterElizabeth Wiley
about 1871 (Age 84 years)

Last change February 1, 201423:09:24

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Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: between 1793 and 1794Kentucky, USA
-5 years
himself
5 years
younger sister
1 year
younger sister
3 years
younger brother
2 years
younger sister
Father’s family with Provey Dorsey - View this family
father
step-mother
Marriage: December 20, 1824Henry County, Kentucky, USA