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Some of Those Who Built Me

These are images that I have of my ancestors. Without these, I would not know their features. I do not know their voices

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James William WILSON (1888-1943) : “Died in a gutter in Colorado” – 52 Ancestors

James William WILSON (1888-1943) : “Died in a gutter in Colorado” – 52 Ancestors 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 … Continue reading

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Ida May (TREES) WILSON (1869-1898) – “She was not ready to die” – 52 Ancestors

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 … Continue reading

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Carol Vernice (VAN DUYN) WILSON: My Favorite Photo – 52 Ancestors (2015 #14)

My favorite ancestral photograph is of my maternal grandmother, Carol Vernice (VAN DUYN) WILSON, with a scarf on her head and holding her red patent leather purse, while overlooking the Colorado River.

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My Indiana WILSON Pioneer Ancestors: Bones Gone Away – 52 Ancestors (2015 #6)

Robert and Nancy (SCOTT) WILSON and Robert’s parents Isaac and Anna WILSON came to northeast Decatur County, Indiana, in the early- to mid-1820s from the state of Delaware. Robert and Nancy spent some years in Kentucky prior to their move … Continue reading

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