CHARLES BURNETTE WILSON, ADVISOR TO LILIUOKALANI DIES AFTER LONG ILLNESS
Father of Mayor Ends Notable Career, Which Included Activity in Prominent Public Positions During Stirring Events of Kingdom, Republic and Territory of Hawaii
Charles Burnette Wilson, one of the notable figures during the reigns of King Kalakaua and Queen Liliuokalani, who was marshal of the kingdom from 1891 to 1893, and was the last to surrender armed resistance to the provisional government forces on January 17, 1893, died at 12:25 o’clock yesterday morning at the residence of his son, Mayor John H. Wilson, at Kaimuki.
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[Found under: “Nuhou Kuloko”]
When researching the history of Captain Blanchard, the one who brought the Missionaries to Hawaii nei, it was found that he was the actual father of John H. Wilson’s grandfather on his mother’s [Eveline M. Townsend’s] side. On his father’s side, that being Charles B. Wilson; Charles B. Wilson is an actual grandson of Captain Wilson, and it was Capt. Wilson who took the first missionaries to the Tahitian archipelago.
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[Found under: “NA NU HOU HAWAII”]
Charles B. Wilson was appointed as Superintendent of Water Works [Luna Wai] for Honolulu in place of G. D. Freeth Continue reading →
ADMINISTRATION OF THE PROVISIONAL GOVERNMENT
To all beloved makaainana of the alii, Queen Liliuokalani, let it be known to all of you. The state of the Nation at this time, is under the administration of the provisional government by the reformist party [aoao hoomaemae], and military law is proclaimed by the new ministers of the provisional Government, that is: Continue reading →