Samuel Wilson, Jr., was the son of Samuel Wilson, Sr.

The Wilson family came from Bourbon County, Kentucky to Jefferson County, Missouri 1800 - 1802

1800 - Samuel Wilson has claim for survey 335 in JeffCoMo. along with Jeduthan Kendal.  800 arpents

1800About 1800 Bartholomew Herrington settled at Pevely & Herculaneum.........Samuel Wilson settled near Grand Glaize...........  "All of the parties named or their heirs or legal representatives obtained homesteads by virtue of their settlements made by the permission of the Spanish officers."  From:  Goodspeeds History of Jefferson County, Missouri

1812 - Samuel Wilson - (?Sr. or Jr.?) served in the War of 1812 under Capt. John Hughes (Washington Co., Mo.) 4th Mounted Riflemen under command of Col. Henry Dodge.  Mustered into service on the 9th of Sept. 1812 & out on the 25th Oct. but never saw any action.


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