Jackie Wilson Jr

Jack Leroy Wilson Jr (1934 - 1984)

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Jack Leroy (Jackie) Wilson Jr
Born in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United Statesmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Mount Holly, Burlington, New Jersey, United Statesmap
Profile last modified 13 Dec 2019 | Created 13 Apr 2017
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Biography

Jack Leroy Wilson Jr entered the world on June 9th, 1934 in Detroit, Michigan. He was the only child of Jack Leroy Wilson Sr and Eliza Ransom. [1][2]

When Jackie was a young boy, he was residing with his parents at 7958 Russell Street in Detroit.[3]

Spouses

Freida Hood
Harlean Harlan

Children

Freida Hood (1951-1965
Harlean Harlan[4]
  1. Tony Wilson

During Jackies 1974 performance of Lonely Teardrops in New Jersey, he suffered a heart attack and went into a coma. He spent the last eight years of his life in nursing homes.

"No More Lonely Teardrops"
Jackie Wilson passed away on January 21st, 1984. He was buried in lot 17, an unmarked grave at Westlawn Cemetery, in Westland, Michigan. In June of 1987, a marker was placed on his burial site. along with his mother.[2][5][6]

In 1987, three years after his death, Jackie Wilson was inducted into the "Rock and Roll Hall of Fame" as a performer.[2]


Sources

  1. "United States Social Security Death Index," database, FamilySearch United States Social Security Death Index, accessed 13 April 2017, Jack Wilson, Jan 1984; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum," database performance inductees, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, accessed 14 April 2017, citing: Jackie Wilson, performer inductee, 1987, 1100 Rock and Roll Boulevard, Cleveland, Ohio, 44114, (216) 781-ROCK
  3. "United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch United States Census, 1940, accessed 13 April 2017, Jack Wilson in household of Jack Wilson, Ward 7, Detroit, Detroit City, Wayne, Michigan, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 84-318, sheet 4A, line 35, family 71, Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, NARA digital publication T627. Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 - 2007, RG 29. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012, roll 1850.
  4. "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVRT-2J49 : 10 September 2016), Jackie Wilson, Pennsylvania, United States, 23 Jan 1984; from "Recent Newspaper Obituaries (1977 - Today)," database, GenealogyBank.com (http://www.genealogybank.com : 2014); citing Philadelphia Daily News, born-digital text.
  5. "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014," database with images, FamilySearch United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014, accessed 13 April 2017, Jackie Wilson, San Diego, California, United States, 23 Jan 1984; from "Recent Newspaper Obituaries (1977 - Today)," database, GenealogyBank.com http://www.genealogybank.com : 2014; citing , born-digital text
  6. "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014," database with images, FamilySearch United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014, accessed 13 April 2017, Jackie Wilson, Pennsylvania, United States, 23 Jan 1984; from "Recent Newspaper Obituaries (1977 - Today)," database, GenealogyBank.com http://www.genealogybank.com : 2014; citing Philadelphia Daily News, born-digital text.

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