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

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Thomas Woodrow WILSON was born 28 December 1856 in Staunton, Virginia, USA

Thomas Woodrow WILSON was the child of ?   and   ?

Spouse(s)/Partner(s) and Child(ren):

Thomas Woodrow  married  Ellen Louise AXSON 24 June 1885 in Chatham, Georgia, USA .  The couple had (at least) 3 children. Ellen Louise AXSON  was born 15 May 1860 in Savannah, Georgia, USA.  Ellen Louise died 6 August 1914 in Washington, DC, USA. 

Thomas Woodrow  married  (2) Edith BOLLING 18 December 1915 in Washington, DC, USA .  Edith BOLLING  was born 15 October 1872 in Wytheville, Wythe, Virginia, USA.  Edith died 28 December 1961 in Washington, DC, USA. 

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

Occupation: President of the United States

son of Joseph Ruggles Wilson and Janet Jessie Woodrow

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Thomas Woodrow WILSON married flag photo of Ellen Louise AXSON  Ellen Louise AXSON-- Date: 24 June 1885 Place: Chatham, Georgia, USA

Children of Thomas Woodrow WILSON and Ellen Louise AXSON:

flag female ancestor Margaret Woodrow "Nistha" WILSON (b.16 April 1886, Gainesville, Georgia, USA  d. 12 February 1944, Pondicherry, India)

flag female ancestor Jessie Woodrow WILSON (b.28 August 1887, Gainesville, Georgia, USA  d. 15 January 1933, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA)
m. Francis Bowes SAYRE 25 November 1913 in Washington, DC, USA

flag female ancestor Eleanor Randolph WILSON (b.16 October 1889, Middletown, Connecticut, USA  d. 5 April 1967, Montecito, Santa Barbara, California, USA)
m. William Gibbs MCADOO 7 May 1914 in Washington, DC, USA

Thomas Woodrow WILSON married flag photo of Edith BOLLING  Edith BOLLING-- Date: 18 December 1915 Place: Washington, DC, USA (Mormon Genealogy Records)
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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.

Children of Thomas Woodrow WILSON and Edith BOLLING:

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birth1856 Birth
28 December 1856
Staunton, Virginia, USA

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Woodrow Wilson was the 28th President of the United States, serving two terms from 1913 to 1921. Here's a brief overview of his life:

Early Life and Education:
Birth: Thomas Woodrow Wilson was born on December 28, 1856, in Staunton, Virginia, USA.

Family Background: He came from a Presbyterian family, and his father, Joseph Ruggles Wilson, was a prominent Presbyterian minister.

Education: Wilson attended Davidson College in North Carolina before transferring to Princeton University, where he graduated in 1879. He went on to study law at the University of Virginia and earned a Ph.D. in political science and history from Johns Hopkins University.

Academic Career:
Educator: Wilson became a respected scholar and educator. He taught at Bryn Mawr College and Wesleyan University before joining the faculty at Princeton, where he served as president from 1902 to 1910.

Author: Wilson wrote extensively on government and history. His notable works include 'Congressional...Read MORE...

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News1863 - November 19 – American Civil War: U. S. President Abraham Lincoln delivers the Gettysburg Address at the military cemetery dedication ceremony in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.

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News1870 - June 26 - Christmas becomes a Federal holiday in the United States. It was still illegal in some states.
marriage1885 Marriage / Partner
Thomas Woodrow WILSON and Ellen Louise AXSON 24 June 1885, Chatham, Georgia, USA

He was 28 years old.
1886 Birth of Child
Margaret Woodrow "Nistha" WILSON was born 16 April 1886, Gainesville, Georgia, USA

Thomas Woodrow was 29 years old.
1887 Birth of Child
Jessie Woodrow WILSON was born 28 August 1887, Gainesville, Georgia, USA

Thomas Woodrow was 30 years old.
1889 Birth of Child
Eleanor Randolph WILSON was born 16 October 1889, Middletown, Connecticut, USA

Thomas Woodrow was 32 years old.
Invention In 1906, Reginald Fessenden made the first AM radio broadcast on December 24th. This event marked a significant advancement in radio technology, paving the way for the modern broadcasting industry.
1913 - March 4 - Woodrow Wilson (1856-1924) becomes 28th President of the United States
Wilson became the 28th president of the United States, serving two consecutive terms in the White House, from 1913 to 1921. During his time in office, Wilson faced many challenges at home and abroad, and face them he did.

The issue of women's suffrage confronted Wilson right from the start. The National Women's Party organized a suffrage parade in Washington, D.C., the day before Wilson's inauguration. Drawing away the crowds from inaugural events, leaders hoped to put pressure on the new president to pay attention to women's rights. It is said that when Wilson arrived in town he found the streets empty, instead of full with welcoming crowds, and was told that everyone was on Pennsylvania Avenue watching the parade. Before the end of his second term in 1920, Wilson and Congress approved the 19th Amendment, giving women the right to vote.

In foreign policy, Wilson faced a greater challenge than any president since Abraham Lincoln. Deciding whether or not to involve the U.S. in...Read MORE...

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March 4, 1913
marriage1913 Marriage of Child
Jessie Woodrow WILSON married 25 November 1913, Washington, DC, USA to Francis Bowes SAYRE
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.
The Federal Reserve System, often referred to as the Federal Reserve or simply the Fed, was created in response to the financial panics and banking crises that had plagued the United States in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The system was designed to provide a more stable and flexible monetary and financial system for the country.

The Federal Reserve Act established the Federal Reserve System as a decentralized central banking system. It created 12 regional Federal Reserve Banks, each responsible for overseeing banking activities within its designated district. The Board of Governors, based in Washington, D.C., was established to oversee the entire system.

One of the primary functions of the Federal Reserve System is to regulate the supply of money and credit in the economy. It does this through various mechanisms, such as setting interest rates, regulating banks, and conducting open market operations (buying and selling government securities).

The Federal Reserve...

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December 23, 1913
marriage1914 Marriage of Child
Eleanor Randolph WILSON married 7 May 1914, Washington, DC, USA to William Gibbs MCADOO
1914 - Woodrow Wilson signs a Mother's Day proclamation.
President Wilson Acts on Joint Resolution of Congress

Washington, May 9. - President Wilson today approved a joint resolution setting apart tomorrow as Mothers' day and issued a proclamation commanding that all flags be displayed in observance of the occasion. The proclamation recited the resolution and its purpose and continued:

'Whereas, by the said joint resolution it is made the duty of the president to request the observance of the second Sunday in May as provided for in the said joint resolution:

'Now, therefore, I, Woodrow Wilson, president of the United States of America, by virtue of the authority vested in me by the said joint resolution, do hereby direct the government officials to display the United States flag on all government buildings and do invite the people of the United States to display the flag at their homes or other suitable places on the second Sunday in May as a public expression of our love and...Read MORE...

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The Fort Wayne Sentinel
Fort Wayne, Indiana
May 9, 1914
1914 Death of Spouse/Partner
Ellen Louise AXSON died 6 August 1914, Washington, DC, USA
marriage1915 Marriage / Partner
Thomas Woodrow WILSON and Edith BOLLING 18 December 1915, Washington, DC, USA

He was 59 years old.
Thomas Woodrow WILSON - 1916 campaign button
1916 campaign button
1916 - On May 30, 1916, President Woodrow Wilson issued a presidential proclamation establishing a national Flag Day on June 14.
Flag Day commemorates the adoption of the flag of the United States on June 14, 1777, by resolution of the Second Continental Congress. The holiday was officially established by President Woodrow Wilson's proclamation in 1916, but it was not until 1949 that National Flag Day was established by an Act of Congress. Flag Day is not a federal holiday, but it is observed in many communities across the country with parades, ceremonies, and the display of the American flag. It is a time for Americans to reflect on the importance of the flag and the values it represents.
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May 30, 1916
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,
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Name: Woodrow Wilson
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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

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Obituary information
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

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Thomas Woodrow WILSON - Grave
Washington National Cathedral Washington District of Columbia District Of Columbia, USA

Thomas is buried at: Washington National Cathedral Washington District of Columbia District Of Columbia, USA
Added: 7/8/2014 11:55:42 AM - Updated: 11/27/2023 5:37:07 PM
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