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This is all I have on my WILSON FAMILY. I have looked for 20 long years and have not found out much at all. I have never located them on a census as a family. Anything that you have that might help would be greatly appreciated. Please E-Mail me if you have any questions, corrections or additions. Thank you.  

 

Descendants of Unknown WILSON

Generation No. 1

 

1.Unknown WILSON.

Children of Unknown WILSON and UNKNOWN are:

i. MAY2 WILSON, b. 17 Mar 1859, , Blackford, Indiana; d. 19 Aug 1910, Cairo, Custer, Nebraska; m. GEORGE W. FLEBBE, 20 Oct 1886, Grand Island, Hall, Nebraska; b. 25 May 1865, Schlesburg, Holestein, Germany; d. 19 Oct 1918, Cairo, Hall, Nebraska.

Notes for GEORGE W. FLEBBE:

1900 NE CENSUS Buffalo County Herrey Creek township.

Flebby, George bd May 1866 age 34 married 14 yrs

May Jan 1859 41 14 yrs. born IN

Goddard, Earl Bo Dec 1886 13 NE

No marriage certificate in Hall County, Nebraska for May and George

 

2. ii. EMMA AVILLA WILSON, b. 08 Mar 1863, Montpelier, Blackford, Indiana; d. 27 Feb 1908, Roseville, Warren, Illinois.

iii. MAGGIE WILSON.

 

 

Generation No. 2

 

2. EMMA AVILLA2 WILSON (JESSE1) was born 08 Mar 1863 in Montpelier, Blackford, Indiana, and died 27 Feb 1908 in Roseville, Warren, Illinois. She married JAMES ARTOS MCDONALD HORRELL 13 Mar 1881 in Clay Center, Clay, Kansas, son of WILLIAM HORRELL and CAROLINE MCDONALD. He was born 05 Oct 1855 in Allensville, Mifflin, Pennsylvania, and died 03 Nov 1920 in Roseville, Warren, Illinois.

Notes for EMMA AVILLA WILSON:

Emma's obituary was in "The Daily Review" Monmouth, IL

Funeral services were conducted from the Christian Church in Roseville,Warren, Illinois, Had lived in Illinois 17yrs at time of death. So must have moved to Illinois in 1901. 1885 census Belleville, Republic, KS. states Emma was in Nebraska before Kansas

The 1900 census for Warren County, Illinois states Emma's father was born in Ohio and her mother in Indiana. Was a half Iroquois Indian. ?

 

Notes for JAMES ARTOS MCDONALD HORRELL:

James was a Tinner and Plumber.

1900 census Indiana- Roseville, Warren County. Sup 9 ED 95 Sheet 13B Artos Horrell ,Emma, Frank, George, Ambronetta, Mamie Elizabeth.

1910 census Indiana. Roseville, Warren County. Jack Horrel, Nette, Mamie, Elizabeth, Leslie, Benjamin. Also state Jack/James was born in Virginia.

James was a member of the City council in 1908 when Emma died. Obituary in "The Daily Revue Emma's obituary was

 

Children of EMMA WILSON and JAMES HORRELL are:

i. WILLIAM FRANKLIN3 HORRELL, b. 17 Jun 1884, Belleville, Republic , Kansas; d. 24 Feb 1942, Mason City, Cerro Gordo, Iowa; m. MYRTLE VANHYNING; b. 22 Oct 1877, Iowa; d. 27 Sep 1951, Inglewood, California.   Notes for WILLIAM FRANKLIN HORRELL: Lived in Des Moines, Iowa when Emma died in 1908 and also on 1920 census.

ii. GEORGE PAYTON HORRELL, b. 10 Jun 1890, Belleville, Republic, Kansas (Source: Copy of Delayed birthcertificate and Baptism Certificate in the possession of Carleen Horrell Chacon.); d. 28 Nov 1959, Des Moines, Polk, Iowa; m. ANASTASIA B COLLINS, 25 Jul 1910, Des Moines, Polk, Iowa; b. 28 Feb 1884, Williston, Vermont; d. 10 May 1953, Des Moines, Polk, Iowa.   Notes for GEORGE PAYTON HORRELL: 1927 issued a license to practice barbering in Iowa. He owned and operated the barber shop in the Farm Bureau building for 35 years.

Funeral services were held at St. Ambrose Cathedral in Des Moines, Polk, Iowa. Buried at Glendale Cemetery, Dew Moines, Polk, Iowa

 

iii. AMBRONETTE "AMBER" MAE HORRELL, b. 05 Dec 1893, Roseville, Warren, Illinois (Source: Brøderbund Family Archive #110, Vol. 1, Ed. 4, Social Security Death Index: U.S., Social Security Death Index, Surnames from A through L, Date of Import: 14 Jul 1997, Internal Ref. #1.111.4.79566.34); d. 18 Nov 1981, Columbia, Boone, Missouri (Source: Brøderbund Family Archive #110, Vol. 1, Ed. 4, Social Security Death Index: U.S., Social Security Death Index, Surnames from A through L, Date of Import: 14 Jul 1997, Internal Ref. #1.111.4.79566.34); m. (1) RUFUS POE, Bef. 1910; m. (2) WILLIAM BOLLMAN, 27 Jan 1913, Warren, Illinois; b. 08 Oct 1884; d. 03 Mar 1914; m. (3) TOBE FRENCH, 08 Jan 1920; b. 22 May 1873, Smith County, Virginia (Source: Ambernetta childhood Bible.).   Notes for AMBRONETTE "AMBER" MAE HORRELL:  Nettie was unmarried at childbirth. Names Rufus Poe as father and his birthplace as Alabama. His age was 22.  I have a Bible of Amber's dated Jul 9, 1898 given to her by her brother Frank Horrell.   Amber was Baptist at the Roseville Christian Church at age 11

 

OBIT.

Mrs. Ambronetta Mae French, the daughter of Artos M. and Emma Avilla Wilson Horrell, was born December 5, 1893 at Roseville, Illinois and died Wednesday evening, Nov. 18, 1981 in the Boone County Hospital in Columbia where she had been a patient one week.

Before being hospitalized she had been a resident of a Nursing Home in Columbia.

In 1913 she married William Curtis Bollman who preceded her death in 1914. She was also preceded by her parents and six brother.

Surviving are two daughters, Alice Despiner of Milan, Illinois and Florence E. Allen of Green Castle; 6 grandchildren;2 great-grandchildren, 14 great- great- grandchildren; and two sisters, Mrs. Betty Warden of Vallejo, California and Mrs. Mamie Hall of Long Beach, California.

Mrs. French lived most of her life in Davenport, Iowa. The past eight years she has lived in Green Castle and Columbia. She was a member of the Christian Church.

Grave side services were held 2:00pm Saturday, November 21, 1981 in the Green Castle Cemetery with the Elder Jack L. Jones Of Green Castle officiating. Services were under the direction of the Glenn E. Kent and Son Funeral Home.

 

iv. MAMIE HORRELL, b. 17 Jan 1896, Roseville, Warren, Illinois (Source: Brøderbund Family Archive #110, Vol. 1, Ed. 4, Social Security Death Index: U.S., Social Security Death Index, Surnames from A through L, Date of Import: 14 Jul 1997, Internal Ref. #1.111.4.95364.180); d. 16 Dec 1981, Long Beach, Los Angeles, California (Source: Brøderbund Family Archive #110, Vol. 1, Ed. 4, Social Security Death Index: U.S., Social Security Death Index, Surnames from A through L, Date of Import: 14 Jul 1997, Internal Ref. #1.111.4.95364.180); m. (1) UNKNOWN MATTHEWS; m. (2) CARL HUMPHREY, Bef. 1920; m. (3) ED HALL.

Notes for MAMIE HORRELL: Buried Long Beach, Los Angeles, California

 

v. ELIZABETH CAROLINE HORRELL, b. 05 Mar 1898, Roseville, Warren, Illinois (Source: Brøderbund Family Archive #110, Vol. 2, Ed. 4, Social Security Death Index: U.S., Social Security Death Index, Surnames from M through Z, Date of Import: 14 Jul 1997, Internal Ref. #1.112.4.116930.182); d. 06 Dec 1994, Vallejo, Solano, California (Source: Brøderbund Family Archive #110, Vol. 2, Ed. 4, Social Security Death Index: U.S., Social Security Death Index, Surnames from M through Z, Date of Import: 14 Jul 1997, Internal Ref. #1.112.4.116930.182); m. (1) CLAIRE WORDEN; b. 17 Sep 1907, Illinois; d. 11 Jun 1962, California; m. (2) OSCAR HUMPHREY, Bef. 1915.   Burial at Sunrise Memorial Cemetery, Vallejo, Solano, California  Notes for CLAIRE WORDEN: Burial: Vallejo, Salono, California

vi. LESLIE FRANCES HORRELL, b. 03 Feb 1901, Roseville, Warren, Illinois; d. 21 Jan 1963, Long Beach, Los Angeles, California; m. MARY KELLY, 1920, Monmouth, Warren, Illinois.  Notes for LESLIE FRANCES HORRELL:  Burial: Grass Valley, California

vii. JAMES BENJAMIN "BEN" HORRELL, b. 10 May 1904, Roseville, Warren, Illinois (Source: Report of Birth from Warren Co, IL in file..); d. 04 Jan 1959, Vallejo, Calif.; m. (1) UNKNOWN, Bef. 1941; m. (2) SIGNE PAULSON, 30 Dec 1941, Gallup, New Mexico; b. 1917, Minnesota- near the Red River.  Notes for JAMES BENJAMIN "BEN" HORRELL:

Went as Ben until he went to California then went as James. He lived in San Diego for a year then in Jan 1942 moved to Vallejo where he went to work in the Shipyard.   Burial at Sunrise Cemetery, Vallejo, Solano, California

 

viii. KENNETH RAY HORRELL FLEBBE, b. 08 Feb 1908, Roseville, Warren, Ill; d. 30 Apr 1990, Prescott Valley, Yavapai, Arizona; m. VESSIE JUANETTE EVANS, 20 Jul 1930; b. 20 Jan 1911, Berwyn, Custer, Nebraska; d. 11 Jun 1946, Sutherland, Lincoln, Nebraska (Source: Death-relayed by her son Robert Flebbe.).

Notes for KENNETH RAY HORRELL FLEBBE: Kenneth was born Kenneth Ray Horrell. His natural mother died 17 days after his birth. He was taken by her sister May Wilson Flebbe to Cairo, Hall, Nebraska. May had no children. It is said that James Artos never gave May permission to take Kenneth. Kenneth was listed in James will in 1920 as Kenneth Ray Horrell of Cairo, Hall, Nebraska. Kenneth died in Prescott Valley, Arizona. Cremated and buried in Berwyn, Custer, Nebraska

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