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Category Archives: WILSON
Uncles Perry and Ernest WILSON: My Grandfather’s Locomotive Engineering Brothers – 52 Ancestors (Ancestor 6)
My maternal grandfather Roy U. WILSON was one of 8 children of Isaac Andrew and Barbara (HAAS) WILSON. There were four girls and four boys. Roy was the youngest. Of his three older brothers, one died in Colorado, and the … Continue reading
Roy U. WILSON (1894-1939) – 52 Ancestors (Ancestor 6) My mother’s daddy died when she was only 8 years old. His full name was Roy Ulmont WILSON, born 1 October 1894 near Warrington, Hancock County, Indiana, to Isaac Andrew WILSON, … Continue reading
I’m doing what in the genealogy community we call “cousin fishing” or putting out “cousin bait.” It is probable that I descend from a Moses Wilson. Still working on that, and this article is not about what I know (or … Continue reading
James William WILSON (1888-1943) : “Died in a gutter in Colorado” The family said that he “died in a gutter in Colorado.” But sometimes families exaggerate. They said he had a drinking problem — that it contributed to his death. … Continue reading
Ida May (TREES) WILSON was the daughter of John and Elizabeth (LARIMORE) TREES. At the age of 18, she married my great-grand-uncle Joseph Eddy WILSON. She had three little children, then suffered “lung trouble,” and died at the age of … Continue reading