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Wilcox, Giles Buckingham, 1826-1922



Giles Buckingham Willcox was born on August 7th, 1826 in Manhattan, New York. He came from a religious family, a background that would provide the groundwork for much of his life. He attended various schools between the 1840s and early 1850s. From 1849 to 1850, he studied at Yale Divinity School and then transferred to Andover Theological Seminary to complete his training for the ministry. He graduated in 1851, and in 1853, his ordination took place at the Calvinistic Congregational Church in Fitchburg, Massachusetts.

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Giles Buckingham Wilcox Diaries Collection

Identifier: RH-A-2130
Scope and Contents This collection is composed of 37 diaries dating from 1853 to 1896, which belonged to Giles Buckingham Wilcox (b.1826 d.1922) and his wife Mary Jane (Cooley) Wilcox (b. 1835 d. 1919), from Chicago, Illinois.The entries are filled with notable events, religious sentiments, bills paid, meetings, prayers, statements about family, and notes about traveling that share insight into the life of the Reverend through the years that these diaries cover.Most of the diaries...
Dates: 1853-1896