SAMUEL WILSON SR.
1750 - estimated birth year for Samuel
1785 - is in Fayette County Kentucky in 1785 when he signs a petition for Bourbon County to be formed from Fayette County
1788 - He is then listed on a 1788 tax list for Fayette County, Kentucky along with a James Wilson & Alexander, John, Joseph & Samuel Henderson.
1790 - He is in Bourbon County, Kentucky in the 1790 census along with Benj., David, Edward, James, Jeremiah, Peter, & William Wilson
1794 - Samuel is still in Bourbon County in 1794 as he is listed as the executor to the estate of Wm. McClure.
1800 - 1800 tax list (considered "2nd" census) for Bourbon County has a Samuel Wilson Sr. & Samuel Wilson Jr.
1801 - Samuel appears in Jefferson County, Missouri in 1801 - ".......settled on Little Rock creek, another branch of the Maramec, the early actual settlers were all Americans, thus we find Samuel Wilson and his son John (1801); John Henderson (1802); John Gillmore (1803); George Smirl, senior, (1801); James Smirl (1802); and George, junior, in the St. Louis District of what is now Jefferson County, Missouri" (from "History of Missouri", pg. 76, by Louis Houck).
1805 - Is listed in the 1805 Missouri Territorial Census
1810 - 28 March - denied concession 335 on Grand Glaize Creek. Issued to Jeduthan Kendall
1810 - 10 June - denied settlement right on survey 893 Grand Glaize Creek. Issued to Jeduthan Kendall (Note: The town of Barnhart now occupies the northeast corner of this survey).
1830 - Died prior to 1830 - not listed in 1830 census for JeffCoMo & since he was baptized by proxy it means Samuel died before 1841.
Children of Samuel Wilson:
NOTES ON SAMUEL WILSON:
Bourbon Co., Ky.
- McCLURE, William - Names wife, Elizabeth;
oldest daughter, Lucy; son, John; 2nd
Bourbon Co., Ky. - McCLURE, WILLIAM-A, 194-June 20, 1794. Wife, Elizabeth; oldest dau., Lucy; son, John; 2nd dau., Jain; youngest dau., Aliner. Son, John and Samuel Wilson, Extrs. http://www.frontierfolk.net/ramsha_research/Wills/willssite.html
Bourbon Co., Ky. Marriages:
Bourbon Co., Ky. -
John - Mentions son-in-law, Jas. BURNS, all. Made
12 Mar 1795. Proved
Bourbon Co., Ky.
- JAMESON, Samuel - My oldest brother, Wm. JAMESON's
eldest son, Chas; to
Bourbon Co., Ky. - WILSON, GEORGE-D,
471-Wife, Elizabeth; sons, Hamilton, William and John,
land in Henry Co.; five daus., names not given. Nov. 1,
1813-Dec. 1813. Wts.: Joshua 14. Philips, Henry F.
Wilson, Joseph Perkins.
MERAMEC TOWNSHIP... The first farm on
the west side of Big River above its mouth, was settled
by James Green in the year 1809. Several years before
the arrival of Green, Jacob and Christopher Shults, had
located on the east side of Big River, but a short
distance above its entrance into the Meramec. Ruth
the wife of L.C.
Wilson of this township, is a daughter of James
Green, and has been living in the county since 1809, and
was a year old on first coming here with her father.
Jefferson Co., Mo.
Jefferson Democrat 1881, Murder of Joseph Yerger (Spradling, Drentel, Wilson, Thistle, Rogers) - for complete story go to: http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mojchs/HeritageNews/HeritageNews8July1994.pdf
Lynx - August 1878 (Johnston, Wilson, Moss) - For complete story go to: http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mojchs/HeritageNews/HeritageNews13February1996.pdf
HERRINGTON - these are not my ancestors but this information is helpful in researching the Wilsons.
Joseph Bartholomew Herrington - born 10 Apr. 1740 Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Son of Sarah Leeks & Abraham Herrington. Married Elizabeth ? He settled at Pevely, Jefferson County, Missouri in the year 1800. Died 28 Sept. 1821& buried in Herrington Cemetery, Jefferson Co., Mo. Children of Elizabeth & Joseph:
Sources: Beth Wilson , Ancestry.com, Houck's History of Missouri, Baptisms for Samuel W. Henderson, Rand Henderson, Jefferson County Missouri GenWeb, Fayette County Kentucky GenWeb, Bourbon County Kentucky GenWeb, Biography of Capt. John Hughes; http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mojchs/HeritageNews/HeritageNewsIndex.htm ; http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mojeffer/lee_history.html ; http://files.usgwarchives.net/ky/bourbon/vitals/deaths/deaths-h-z.txt ;