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Ida May (TREES) WILSON (1869-1898) – “She was not ready to die”

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

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Richard of Kentucky, are you my KING? Richard, Oh, Richard, who is your Queen? – 52 Ancestors (Possible Ancestor 50)

UPDATE January 2019: After more study, I do believe that the Sabina/Sibby BALLENGER I discuss in this article was not Labina/Libby, but was indeed Sabina/Sibby. I have modified the article accordingly. NOTE: January 2019. After this article, I discovered that … Continue reading

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They Went on Horseback – Henry Bascom WILSON and Amanda Melvina KING – 52 Ancestors (Ancestors 24 and 25)

Henry Bascom WILSON was the tenth child of Robert and Nancy (SCOTT) WILSON, and grandson of Isaac WILSON and his wife Anna —— of Sussex County, Delaware. He was born in Decatur County, Indiana, 13 June 1824. I like to … Continue reading

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