Abraham Wilson, Pennsylvania-Virginia

The following genealogy was submitted by Zeta Peterson of Morgan Hill, CA for inclusion at the Genealogy in Washington Co., PA web site in October 1999.


WILSON, Abraham (Pennyslvania-Virginia)


>From DeKalb/Clinton County, Missouri History Book (Grand River Trail).
The Census of 9/6/1850 for the State of Virginia Census (Page 324,
Distr. 26, Family #471) shows ABRAHAM WILSON, age 55, farmer,
born in Pennslyvania; his wife being Sarah, age 55 born in England
and their six children; James, Theodore (Dore), John, Mary Ann,
Francis C. (Frank) and Mary Ann.


ABRAHAM WILSON and SARAH JANE (CHALMERS)
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CHILDREN WERE:


JAMES WILSON born 5/28/1828 (Westmoreland Co., PA)
   (Sandy Blonde Hair, Grey Eyes), died 7/10/1909
   Buried Mt. Pleasant Cemetery near Cameron, Missouri
   Married Margaret Carson, 6/16/1858(9)
           in Parris, Washington Co. PA
   Ceremony conducted by Reverend John Calhoun.
   (Children referenced in detail below on lower page)


THEODORE (Dore) WILSON born 1831
   Married Ann Eaton? Carson sister of Margaret Carson
   Ann Eaton Carson was born 9/1827 in Washington Co. PA
   Children:  Abe (Abram or Abraham), David, John, William A,
              Maggie (Never Married)
              Mary (Mrs. _____ Vernoy)
              Nancy M.
              Sarah Wilson (Mrs. Albert Y. King)


JOHN WILSON born 1834


MARY ANN WILSON born 1835


FRANCIS C. (FRANK) WILSON born 1/16or17/1837 (Belle Vernon, PA)
   Died 10/18/1898 in Mccloud, Oklahoma
   Married Carolina Matilda WHITE b. 6/5/1833 Gibson Co., IN.
           4/27/1856, Montgomery Co., Iowa
   Known Children:  Mary Evelyn Wilson b. 12/24/1865 Grant, IA
                                       d. 2/18/1955 Cannon City, CO
                    Married: 8/30/1887 Springfiled, Bent Co., CO
                             David Lemual Rowe b. 1/26/1856 Co. Bluffs, IA
                                       1/26/1856 Co. Bluffs, IA
                    Children:  Lee Earl, Francis Pravous, William Elmer,


                               Hazel, Otis, Lemmuel Edwin, Nettie Odelia,
                               Female (No Name), Lloyd


ADLEY CALHOUN WILSON born 3/08/1839, buried Medford, ORE


     Mrs. James Wilson (Margaret Carson) was born 2/13/1838, New
     Manchester (Pughtown), Hancock Co. WV, daughter of Wm. Carson
     and Martha Haney Carson.  She was the granddaughter of Samuel
     Carson.  Margaret was known to have at least one sister who was
     named Ann. Margaret died 3/14/1925 and is buried in Mt. Pleasant
     Cemtery, Cameron, Mo.


     James & Margaret's first home was in Hancock Co., WV
     (near New Cumberland).


     From 8/12/1862-6/16/1865, James served as a Corporal in the Civil War
     with Co I, 12th Reg WVa Inf. Vol.  He enlisted in Manchester, West Virginia.
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JAMES WILSON and MARGARET CARSON (listed above) children were:


Robert Porter Wilson born 5/2/1860 - Hancock Co., WV
     Never Married
William Wallace Wilson born 10/16/1861 -  Hancock Co., WV
     Married Cora C. Fickes
James Carson Wilson born 7/11/1863 - Hancock Co., WV
     Married Frances Reed Martz (2) Minerva Redman (3) Netta Warner
Frank Hutchenson Wilson born 10/22/1866 - Hancock Co., WV
     Married Elva Fickes


--->Moved to Missouri in 1868 (traveled on Allegheny & Ohio Rivers)


Nora Ann died at age 26 in 1894
     Never Married
Etta Mae (twin), born 4/14/1870 near Stennett, Iowa (Montgomery Co.)
     Married David Redman
Eva Margaret (twin), born 4/14/1870 near Stennet, Iowa (Montgomery Co.)
     Married John D. Maze
Theodore Benton Wilson, born 5/09/1872 Red Oak, Iowa
     Married Gertrude Steele
Samuel Abram Wilson, born DeKalb Co., Missouri (Garden Prairie
Community)
     Married Mary Ella O'Connor
Thomas Hartford Wilson born 11/10/1877 - Westrope Ranch, Grant, Iowa
     Married Rachel Jane Reed (my grandparents who lived
Elliott/Griswold, Iowa)


--->Returned to NW Missouri (Cameron, Mo.) approx. 1882/1883

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