JOHN WILSON


1775 approx. - John Wilson was born to Samuel Wilson

1797 - m: Mary Elizabeth Herrington - b: 1779

1806 - Index to the Minutes of the first and second Board of Land Commissioners Missouri 1805-12, 1832-35 - Book 1, page 525 - 9 September 1806 - John Wilson duly sworn says that one Henderson settled the said tract of land in the beginning of 1802, that he did prior to and on the 20th day of December 1803, actually inhabit and cultivate the same that he had then a wife and 3 children, and further that in the year 1801, one Samuel Wilson, the father-in-law of said Henderson obtained from the commandant a permission to settle for himself and his children.

1808 - Testimony taken, 20 Oct. - John Wilson, sworn, says that claimant (James Stewart - assignee of John Baptiste Rouillier dit Bouche) built a cabin on the tract claimed in the fall of 1802;  then moved in it, & has inhabited & cultivated the same ever since.   From:  Land Claims in the Missouri Territory pg. 447

1810 - June 10 - Receives settlement rights to survey 892 on Little Rock Creek in JeffCoMo

1810 - Index to the Minutes of the first and second Board of Land Commissioners Missouri - Book 4, page 246-47 - 5 January 1810 - George Smirl, Jr. (John Wilson's granddaughter married into the Smirl family and they were tied by marriage to the Herringtons), assignee of John Henderson, claiming 1003 arpens of land. John Wilson affirmed says that John Henderson inhabited and cultivated this land in 1802, and continued to do until 1805. In 1803, had a wife and 3 children, that the said John Henderson is the son-in-law of Samuel Wilson, Sr. and came to this country with the remainder of said Wilson's family.

1840 - Is listed in 1840 census

1844 - died in JeffCoMo

1850 - census - Mary is living with her son Isaac.  She is listed as age 71 & born in Pa.

1859 - Mary dies

Children of Mary & John:

Bartholowmew H. - born 1798 - d: circa 1838 JeffCoMo - m:?? - Children: Joshua, John 1818, Bertha 1822, Evaline 1826, Fanetta, Bethnia (m: James Simpson) - Guardianship: John Willson as principal, with A. C. Willson and Isaac Willson as securities, bound $100; John Willson named guardian of Bethia F., Eveline and Sarah A Willson, minors aged “1st 16. 2nd 13. 3rd 28 years”; dated 30 October July 1839     
http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~caulleyfamilyinfo/MissouriMarriages/JeffersonCommissionsAndMarriages18381849.txt

Samuel
H. - born 1800 - d: circa 1841  -  m: Rebecca Wickerham - 1830 Census:  2 males under 5 -  1 male 1790 - 1800  -  1 female under 5  -  2 Females 5 thru 9  -  1 female 20 to 29  -  1 Slave male 10 thru 23 ; 1839 - Jefferson County Land Entry - 10 April 1839 - 1840 census - Samuel born circa 1790-1800 according to 1840 Census - 0-0-1-1-0-0-1       0-1-0-1-0-0-1 (1 male 10 - 15 years old - 1 male 15 - 20 - 1 male 40 - 50)  (1 female 5 - 10 - 1 female 15 - 20 - 1 female 40- 50)  - 1840 Census - 1 free colored person, female, age 36 - 54 - Children:  Nancy, Mary, John, Allen (b:1828 -Mary Shoultz - lived on Dry Creek, JeffCoMo), Bertha, Elizabeth, Acquilla

Isaac - 1801 - d: JeffCoMo. - John Burgess son of James and Lucinda Wilson married on 25 November 1847 by L. S. Hollensbeck, JP at Jefferson Co., Mo. witnesses:  Isaac Wilson, Solomon Jones & others     - 1850 census Isaac is living with his mother Mary listed as age 71 & born in Pa.

Alexander Chambers - 1805, Jefferson Co., Mo. - d: JeffCoMo. - m: 19 Apr 1827  Elizabeth Jones - Children:  John C. (?1828?), Mary Jane, Sarah Ann, Louis, William, Francis M., Susan
           

Avington Kimbeilan - 1806 Jefferson Co., Mo. - d: March, 1869 JeffCoMo -  m: 13 Aug. 1829 Elizabeth Getz, Children:  Curtis, Avington, Mary E., Martha Ann, Izelah Edetha, Clarrisa, - Commission: Avington Willson elected Constable for Little Rock Twp., Jefferson Co., Mo. on 6 August 1838 for a term of two years; took oath of office 28 August 1838
http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~caulleyfamilyinfo/MissouriMarriages/JeffersonCommissionsAndMarriages18381849.txt  

 

 

 

 

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Property of Samuel & John Wilson & John Henderson in east Jefferson County, Mo
 

WILSON-HENDERSON MORMON BAPTISMS

 

 

 

SOURCES:  http://pweb.netcom.com/~fzsaund/herrington.html http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/d/e/p/Ellie-Depew/PDFGENE4.pdf ;  Ancestry.com;