Gilman Barrows Wilson

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Gilman Barrows Wilson

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Birthplace: East Dorset, Dorset, Bennington County, Vermont, United States
Death: Died in Vancouver, Greater Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Place of Burial: Dorset, Bennington County, Vermont, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of William C. Wilson and Helen Elizabeth Wilson
Husband of Christine Wilson and Emily Wilson / Strobell
Father of Helen Wilson; William Griffith Wilson ("Bill W.") [co-founder of Alcoholics Anonymous] and Dorothy Strong

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About Gilman Barrows Wilson

Father of Bill Wison

Wilson, Gilman Barrows - Bill's father, born 1870, called 'Gilly', deserted family 1905, quarryman heavy drinker not alcoholic, became manager Marblehead Quarries, Canadian Marble Works Ltd., married Christine Bock; died February 14, 1954

Sept ( 1905 ), Bill W’s father, Gilman (after earlier having a bitter argument with Emily) took Bill on a late-night buggy ride and asked him to take good care of his mother and sister and be good to them. The next morning Bill’s sister Dorothy told him their father had gone away. Prior to this there were extended absences of Bill’s mother, Emily, described sometimes as “nervous breakdowns.” Bill’s father left the family and departed for western Canada. Bill did not see him again for 9 years (summer of 1914). Emily sent word to her father, Fayette, to drive up to Rutland and get Bill and Dorothy. Emily remained behind in Rutland for a time to make arrangements

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Gilman Barrows Wilson's Timeline

1870
September 18, 1870
Dorset, Bennington County, Vermont, United States
1895
January 26, 1895
Age 24
Dorset, Bennington County, Vermont, United States
1898
July 18, 1898
Age 27
Dorset, Bennington County, Vermont, United States
1916
1916
Age 45
1954
February 14, 1954
Age 83
Vancouver, Greater Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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Dorset, Bennington County, Vermont, United States