Wilson Percy Bills

15 Feb 1844 - 21 Aug 1902

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Wilson Percy Bills

15 Feb 1844 - 21 Aug 1902
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The burial record of Wilson Percy Bills. Cemetery: Coffee Cemetery, Location: Como, Hopkins, Texas, United States. Birth: 15 Feb 1844, Death: 21 Aug 1902.
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Wilson Percy Bills

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Coffee Cemetery

Farm to Market Road 69
Como, Hopkins, Texas
United States

Military Service

CONFEDERATE STATES ARMY
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CONFEDERATE STATES ARMY

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CONFEDERATE STATES ARMY

Life timeline of Wilson Percy Bills

1844
Wilson Percy Bills was born on 15 Feb 1844
Wilson Percy Bills was 16 years old when Charles Darwin publishes On the Origin of Species. Charles Robert Darwin, was an English naturalist, geologist and biologist, best known for his contributions to the science of evolution. He established that all species of life have descended over time from common ancestors and, in a joint publication with Alfred Russel Wallace, introduced his scientific theory that this branching pattern of evolution resulted from a process that he called natural selection, in which the struggle for existence has a similar effect to the artificial selection involved in selective breeding.
Wilson Percy Bills was 19 years old when U.S. President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation, declaring the freedom of all slaves in Confederate territory by January 1, 1863. Abraham Lincoln was an American statesman and lawyer who served as the 16th President of the United States from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865. Lincoln led the United States through the American Civil War—its bloodiest war and perhaps its greatest moral, constitutional, and political crisis. In doing so, he preserved the Union, abolished slavery, strengthened the federal government, and modernized the economy.
Wilson Percy Bills was 36 years old when Thomas Edison demonstrates incandescent lighting to the public for the first time, in Menlo Park, New Jersey. Thomas Alva Edison was an American inventor and businessman, who has been described as America's greatest inventor. He developed many devices that greatly influenced life around the world, including the phonograph, the motion picture camera, and the long-lasting, practical electric light bulb. Dubbed "The Wizard of Menlo Park", he was one of the first inventors to apply the principles of mass production and large-scale teamwork to the process of invention, and is often credited with the creation of the first industrial research laboratory.
Wilson Percy Bills was 43 years old when Buffalo Bill Cody's Wild West Show opens in London. William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody was an American scout, bison hunter, and showman. He was born in Le Claire, Iowa Territory, but he lived for several years in his father's hometown in Toronto Township, Ontario, Canada, before the family returned to the Midwest and settled in the Kansas Territory.
Wilson Percy Bills was 49 years old when Electrical engineer Nikola Tesla gives the first public demonstration of radio in St. Louis, Missouri. Nikola Tesla was a Serbian American inventor, electrical engineer, mechanical engineer, physicist, and futurist who is best known for his contributions to the design of the modern alternating current (AC) electricity supply system.
Wilson Percy Bills died on 21 Aug 1902 at the age of 58

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