WILSON ANNEX

 

Nellie Lenore (Wilson) Waful Pedigree

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Special thanks to George Edgar Drake for his enthusiastic support, encouragement, and diligent collection and preservation of most of the information, documents, and photos available in this annex.

 

 

Origin of the surname “Wilson:”

 

 

Generation

 

10 

 

9   Alexander Wilson

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born 1741/42 in Massachusetts.  Died 1802 in Vermont.  Veteran of the US Revolutionary War; served in the grade of Sergeant at the Battle of Saratoga.  Moved from Massachusetts to Vermont.

 

2. Wife: Huldah Gilbert

 

Born 1746/47.  Died . 

 

3. Children: (order uncertain)

 

a. Alexander Wilson, Jr.: See generation 8, below.

 

b. Jonathan Wilson: Born 1769.  Died 1847.

 

c. Huldah Wilson: Born 1775.  Died 1824.

 

d. Abel Wilson: Born 1777.

 

e. Suel Wilson: Born 1779.  Died 1827.

 

8   Alexander Wilson, Jr.

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born 1772 in Massachusetts.  Died 1804 in New York.  Moved from Massachusetts to New York.

 

2. Wife: Dolly Wilson

 

Born .  Died . 

 

3. Children: (order uncertain)

 

a. Henry W. Wilson: See generation 7, below.

 

b. Alexander Wilson, III: Born 1791.

 

c. Sylvester Wilson: Born 1796.

 

d. Laura Wilson: Born 1798.

 

e. Eleanor Wilson: Born 1801.

 

f. Huldah Wilson: Born 1803.

 

7   Henry W. Wilson

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born 1793.  Died 1824.

 

2. Wife: Anna Stele

 

Born 1783.  Died 1864, age 80 years, 7 months, 18 days; interred Sheepfold Cemetery. 

 

3. Children: (order uncertain)

 

a. Edny Wilson: Born 1811.

 

b. Henry Wilson: See generation 6, below.

 

c. Nancy Wilson: Born 1814.

 

d. John Wilson: Born 1816.

 

e. Alexander Wilson: Born 1818.

 

f. Wesley Wilson: Born 1820.

 

g. Fletcher Wilson: Born 1822.

 

h. Mary Jane Wilson: Born 1823.

 

i. William W. Wilson: Born 1825.  Died 1893.  Married Ann Ward (b. 1843, d. 1894) and had the following children:

 

(1. Christina Wilson.

 

(2. Clark Wilson.

 

6   Henry Wilson (more info)

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born about 1813.  Died 1878, age 65 years, 7 months, 2 days; interred Sheepfold Cemetery, LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1870 US Census: Henry, age 57 and employed as a farmer in Wallwright, was heading a household in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Mary Jane Wilson (age 38); daughter, Sarah Alice Wilson (age 14, twin); daughter, Mary Agnes Wilson (age 14, twin); son, George Arthur Wilson (age 9); and daughter, Jennie E. Wilson (age 3).  All were born in New York State. 

 

2. Wife #1: Mary Ann Balset

 

a. Biographical notes:

 

Born about 1813.  Died 1853, age 40 years, 3 months; interred Sheepfold Cemetery. 

 

b. Children:

 

(1. James Henry Wilson: Born 1836.  Died 1837.

 

(2. George Case Wilson: Born 1838.  Died 1840.

 

(3. James Edward Wilson: Born 1840.  Died 1890.  Married Lucy A. Wilson (b. 1842, d. 1937).

 

(4. Julia Case Wilson: Born 1844.  Died 1940.  Married (?) Bailey.

 

(5. John Henry Wilson: Born 1852.  Died 1853.

 

(6. Jane H. Wilson: Born 1837.  Died 1837.

 

3. Wife #2: Mary Jane Smith

 

a. Biographical notes:

 

Born 1826.  Died 1892, age 65; interred Sheepfold Cemetery. 

 

b. Children:

 

(1. Sarah Alice Wilson: Twin.  Born 1856.  Died 1933.  Married Frank Hall.

 

(2. Mary Agnes Wilson: Twin.  Born about 1856.  Married Dr. Charles Shumway.

 

(3. George Arthur Wilson: See generation 5, below.

 

(4. Jennie Elizabeth Wilson: (photos) Born 1866.  Died 1947; interred Sheepfold Cemetery.  Apparently never married.

 

5   George Arthur Wilson (photos)(more info)

 

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1. Biographical notes:

 

Born 6 January 1861 on the Wilson homestead in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Died there 22 April 1939; interred LeRaysville (Sheepfold) Cemetery.  In 1833 purchased, developed, and operated a farm on Pleasant Street Road outside LeRaysville in LeRay Township.

 

1910 US Census: George A., age 48 (b. NYS, as were his parents), was heading a household in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York, five families away from the Lucy A. Wilber household, where Mable A. Wilson (age 19 and single) resided.  The household also included his wife of 26 years, Stella L. Wilson (age 45, b. OH, father b. NYS, mother b. PA, had had 5 children, all still alive); and son, George A. Wilson (age 9).

 

2. Wife: Estelle/Estella Stella” L. Honeywell (photos)

 

Born 1865 in Ohio.  Died 1951; interred Sheepfold Cemetery.  Resided at Carthage, Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Married George Wilson on 23 June 1883 at Carthage.  In 1949 resided at Sandy Creek, Jefferson County.

 

3. Children: (order uncertain)

 

a. Harry Grant Wilson: (photos)(more info) Born 24 March 1885 at the Wilson homestead on Pleasant Street near LeRaysville and remained there, helping his parents operate the farm.  Died (took his own life) there Friday, 20 December 1935, age 50; interred Sheepfold Cemetery.  Was a well-known nature writer for various magazines.  Never married.

 

b. Edward E. Wilson: (photos) (more info) Born 18 December 1886 at the Wilson homestead near LeRaysville, Jefferson County, New York.  Died 25 January 1949, age 62, at home on South Main Street in the Village of Black River from complications of two cerebral hemorrhages (stroke); interred Black River Cemetery.  Initially worked at George Sheldon’s store in Great Bend, then in 1913 moved to Black River to work in the F. D. Hall grocery store.  In 1920 accepted a position with the Atlantic and Pacific (A&P) Tea Company (a grocery store chain) and eventually became Manager of the A&P store at 503 State Street, Watertown, Jefferson County.  In 1940 purchased the Red and White store in the Village of Black River, but was forced by health to change plans and work as Office Manager for the Crescent Beverage Company in Watertown.  Married Dorothy “Dot”/Allie Marie Gates (photos) (b. 1885, d. 1969) of Sterlingville, LeRay Township, Jefferson County and subsequently resided at 1154 Boyd Street, Watertown.  Edward and Dorothy had the following children:

 

1910 US Census: Edward E. Wilson, age 23, was heading a household on Gardner Road in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York next door to the Myron P. Gardner household.  The household also included his wife of less than 1 year, Dorothy M. (Gardner) Wilson (age 24); and Dorothy’s mother, Maria C. Gardner (age 73, widowed, had had 3 children, 1 still alive).

 

(1. Margaret Wilson: Born 1912.  Died 1973.  Married Arthur A. Clark (b. 1905, d. 1987) and resided at Greenwich, Connecticut.  Also resided at Middletown, New York.  Margaret and Arthur had the following children:

 

(a. Robert Clark.

 

(b. Larry Clark.

 

(2. Lucille A. Wilson: (photos) Born 1915.  Died 1998.  Veteran of World War II; stationed in the Pacific.  In 1949 was a Captain in the U. S. Army Nurse Corps stationed at Camp Lee, Virginia.  Never married.

 

c. Nellie Lenore Wilson: See generation 4, below.

 

d. Marion Jane Wilson: (photos) Born 1892 at the Wilson homestead near LeRaysville, Jefferson County, New York.  Died 1978.  Married Chester Martin Lamb (b. 1872, d. 1945) and resided at Sutton, West Virginia.  In 1949 resided at Sackets Harbor, Hounsfield Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Marion and C. K. had the following children:

 

(1. Helene Lamb: (photos) Married (?) Umbarger (b. 1921).

 

(2. Harold Lamb: (photos) Died about age 4.

 

(3. Shirley Lamb.

 

e. George Arthur Wilson, Jr.: (photos) Born 1900 at the Wilson homestead near LeRaysville, Jefferson County, New York.  Died 1970.  Buyer for, then manager of the G. R. Kinney Company, Middletown, New York.  Resided at Jackson Heights.  Married Beatrice Merle Peattie (b. 1895, d. 1970) and had the following son:

 

(1. Richard "Dick" E. Wilson: (photos) Born 1928.  Compiled some of the information in this annex.  Married Jean Waggoner (b. 1931) and had the following children:

 

(a. Sandra Jean Wilson: Born 1955.  Married (1st) Christopher Farthing (b. 1954) and had the following daughter:

 

(1) Amanda Jean Farthing: Born 1976.

 

Sandra Jean (Wilson) Farthing married (2nd) John Lockard Barnes (b. 1957) and had the following son:

 

(2) Sean Wilson Barnes: Born 1988.

 

(b. Keith Richard Wilson: Born 1958.  Married Janeece Jane Wheeler (b. 1961) and had the following children:

 

(1) Brendan Colt Wilson: Born 1992.

 

(2) Danielle Sierra Wilson: Born 1995.

 

(3) Derek Montana Wilson: Born 1997.

 

(c. Mark William Wilson: Born 1963.  Married Julie Grace Klumpp (b. 1963) and had the following children:

 

(1) Amy Caroline Wilson: Born 1992.

 

(2) Trevor Mark Wilson: Born 1994.

 

(d. David Scott Wilson: Born 1968.

 

4   Nellie Lenore Wilson:

 

Born 1888 at the Wilson homestead near LeRaysville.  Died 1974.  Married Perl E. Waful, paragraph 3.g. of generation 4 of the Waful Annex on 25 December 1909.

 

 

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Other, still unknown, Wilson names:

 

1. Sylvester Wilson: Born between 1775 and 1795.

 

1820 US Census: Sylvester, age 26 to 45 and employed in agriculture, was heading a household in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included 1 male age 16 to 26; 2 females under age 10; and 1 female age 10 to 16.

 

2. Sewal Wilson: Born between 1775 and 1795.

 

1820 US Census: Sewal, age 26 to 45 and employed in agriculture, was heading a household in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included 3 males under age 10; 2 males age 10 to 16; 1 male age 16 to 18; 2 males age 16 to 26; 1 female under age 10; 1 female age 10 to 16; 1 male age 16 to 26; and 1 female age 26 to 45.

 

3. John Wilson: Born about 1792.

 

1820 US Census: John, age above 45 and employed in agriculture, was heading a household in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included 2 males under age 10; 1 male age 10 to 16; 1 female under age 10; 1 female age 10 to 16; and 1 female age 26 to 45.

 

4. Jacob Wilson:

 

1840 US Census: Jacob, age 40 to 50, was heading a household in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included 2 males under age 5; 2 males age 5 to 10; 1 male age 10 to 15; 1male age 15 to 20; and 1 female age 20 to 30.

 

1860 US Census: Jacob, age 68 and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Polly Wilson (age 57); son, Allen Wilson (age 31); daughter, Emily Wilson (age 24); daughter, Mary Wilson (age 23); son, John Wilson (age 22); and son, Homer Wilson (age 20).  All were born in New York State.

 

a. Allen Wilson: Born about 1829.

 

b. Emily Wilson: Born about 1836.

 

c. Mary Wilson: Born about 1837.

 

d. John Wilson: Born about 1838.

 

e. Homer Wilson: Born about 1840.

 

5. Lyman Wilson: Born between 1800 and 1810.

 

1840 US Census: Lyman, age 30 to 40, was heading a household in Philadelphia Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included 1 male under age 5; 2 males age 5 to 10; 1 male age 10 to 15; 1 female age 10 to 15; 1 female age 30 to 40; and 1 female age 40 to 50.

 

6. Abel Wilson: Born between 1790 and 1800.

 

1840 US Census: Abel, age 40 to 50, was heading a household in Philadelphia Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included 1 male age 5 to 10; 1 female under age 5; 1 female age 5 to 10; and 1 female age 30 to 40.

 

7. Lisson Wilson: Born between 1800 and 1810.

 

1840 US Census: Lisson, age 30 to 40, was heading a household in Philadelphia Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included 1 male under age 5; 1 male age 5 to 10; 1 female under age 5; 1 female age 5 to 10; 2 females age 10 to 15; 1 female age 15 to 20; and 1 female age 30 to 40.

 

8. James Wilson, Jr.: Born between 1800 and 1810.

 

1840 US Census: James, Jr., age 30 to 40, was heading a household in Philadelphia Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included 1 female age 40 to 50.

 

9. John Wilson: Born between 1810 and 1820.

 

1840 US Census: Abel, age 20 to 30, was heading a household in Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included 1 male age 15 to 20; 1 female age 10 to 15; and 1 female age 20 to 30.

 

10. William H. Wilson: Born about 1807.

 

1840 US Census: William, age 30 to 40, was heading a household in Rutland Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included 1 male under age 5; 1 male age 15 to 20; 1 female age 15 to 20; and 1 female age 30 to 40.

 

1860 US Census: William, age 53 and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Rutland Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Freelove Wilson (age 52); son, William H. Wilson, Jr. (age 21, employed as a farmer); son, Francis E. Wilson (age 17, employed as a farmer); and daughter, Louisa E. Wilson (age 14).  All were born in New York State.

 

a. William H. Wilson, Jr.: Born about 1839.

 

b. Francis E. Wilson: Born about 1843.

 

c. Louisa E. Wilson: Born about 1846. 

 

11. Charles Wilson: Born about 1821.

 

1860 US Census: Charles, age 39 and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Lois Wilson (age 27); and son, Charles Wilson, Jr. (age 3).  All were born in New York State.

 

a. Charles Wilson, Jr.: Born about 1857.

 

12. George A. Wilson: Born about 1820.

 

1860 US Census: George, age 40 and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Rutland Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Matilda M. Wilson (age 34); daughter, Mary H. Wilson (age 13); daughter, Emma A. Wilson (age 11); Marcia B. Wilson (age 7); son, James E. Wilson (age 1); and Justus Brown (age 22, employed as a farm laborer).

 

a. Mary H. Wilson: Born about 1847.

 

b. Emma A. Wilson: Born about 1849.

 

c. Marcia B. Wilson: Born about 1853.

 

d. James E. Wilson: Born about 1859.  Marr

 

13. Nellie E. Wilson: Born about 1861 in New York State.

 

1880 US Census: Nellie E., age 19 (b. NYS, as were her parents) was employed as a domestic servant in the household of George Hicks (age 41) in Antwerp Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

14. Rowley Wilson: Born February 1874.

 

1900 US Census: Rowley, age 26 (b. Feb 1874 in NYS, as were his parents) was employed as a farm laborer, was heading a household in Antwerp Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife of 6 years, Florence Wilson (age 26 – b. May 1874 in NYS, father b. NYS, mother b. Canada, 3 of her 4 children were still alive); son, Walter Wilson (age 2 – b. Jul 1897); son, Glenn Wilson (age 1 – b. Jul 1898); and daughter, Hazel Wilson (age 1 month – b. Apr 1900).

 

a. Walter Wilson: Born July 1897.

 

b. Glenn Wilson: Born July 1898.

 

c. Hazel Wilson: Born April 1900.

 

15. Julia (?) Wilson: Born about 1835.

 

1910 US Census: Julia, age 75, widowed, had had 4 children, 3 still alive, was living in the household headed by her son-in-law, Samuel Allen (age 38) on Halls Corner Road in Philadelphia Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included Samuel’s wife of 16 years, Minnie Allen (age 46, had had 2 children, 1 still alive); and Samuel’s daughter, Ruby E. Allen (age 13, single).

 

a. Minnie Wilson: Born about 1864.  Married Samuel Allen.

 

(1. Ruby E. Allen: Born about 1897.

 

16. (?) Wilson: Married (?) and had the following children:

 

a. Julia Wilson: Married (?) Bailey.

 

b. James E. Wilson: Died 1890.  Veteran of the Civil War.  Married Lucy Slaid(?) (d. Dec 1937, age 97) and had the following son:

 

(1. William "Will" Thomas Wilson: (more info) Born 2 July 1868.  Died 1939, age 70, in front of his home from complications of heart disease; interred Sheepfold Cemetery, LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Resided in Philadelphia Township, Jefferson County.  Employed as a farmer in LeRay Township until 1912, when he moved to Philadelphia Township to resided with his mother, where he was employed as a carpenter.  Married (1st) Flora A. Sheldon (b. abt 1871, d. 10 Sep 1899, age 28) (who had sister, Stella Sheldon, who married (?) Sterling and resided at Philadelphia, NY) of LeRay Township on 25 September 1889 and had the following daughter:

 

(a. Mabel Wilson: Married Lawson Chapin, perhaps son of Willard Chapin of Watertown (who also had daughter, Helen Chapin, and resided at Philadelphia, Jefferson County, New York.  Mabel and Lawson had the following daughter:

 

(1) Flora Chapin.

 

William Wilson married (2nd) Ella Lyon of Philadelphia, Jefferson County, New York in October 1915.

 

 

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