Search billions of records on Ancestry.com
   

Fourth Generation


52. Susanah ADAMSON7,16 was born about 1804 in Tennessee.17

Susannah married Eli Wilson on 20 Aug 1820, Jefferson Co TN. Liahoma anthology has date of marriage as 18 Aug 1820. Said to have died in Woodville, IL in 1861. Woodville is in Adams Co IL near the Illinois-Missouri line.

A list of their children from a descendant includes:
Luvena,, b. about 1823 in Tennessee, married (1) John G. Blakely and (2) Daniel Enyert. She had two sons by Blakely, John b. 1849, and Marion b. 1850 after his father's death. Two daughters , Mary and Sarah, were born in the second marriage.
John Grandison, b. 3 Feb 1825, Jefferson Co, TN. Remained on the homeplace in Daviess Co.
Jesse Adamson, b. 1827, married Jane Hearne and moved to Texas
Mary C. "Polly ", b. 1829 married Garret Bunch and moved to Bentonville, Benton Co, AR during the Civil War
Andrew Henderson, b. 1831 in Clay Co MO, the first of the family born in Missouri. He married Mary Ann Hart about 1856. She lived in Gentry County, MO, then moved to Red River Co, TX, but died in Bentonville, 1868.
Larkin Livingston, b. 1834 in Daviess Co MO moved to Bentonville during the Civil War where he owned a general store
Levi McKinzie, b. 1837, lived near Adrian, MO
William Thomas, b. 1839, was killed in the Civil War
James Humphrey, b. 1841, lived near Adrian, MO
Manuel Marion, b. 1845, died at about age 12.
Perry King, b. 1846, lived in Butler, Cass, MO.

I did find an Eli Wilson whose wife was Susan, in 1860, in Harrison Twp, Daviess Co MO, Gallatin P.O., Hh 24. He was age 60, born TN; she was age 56, born TN. Others in the household were Levi, age 23; Humphrey 19, Martin 18, Perry 14, Elizabeth Early age 22, and Ellen Gibbs age 16. Elizabeth was born in Kentucky, all the rest of the young people in Missouri. Next door was Larkin Wilson, age 26, b. MO, and his family.
Note: Susannah had brothers named Larkin and Levi. Her brothers had also moved to Missouri.

In 1850, District 27, Daviess Co MO, Hh 304
Eli Wilson, age 50, b. E. Tenn. Susan, age 45, b. TN
Children born in TN: John G. 25, Jesse A. 23, Polly C. 21.
Children born in MO: Andrew H. 19, Larkin L. 16, Levi M. 13, William T. 11, James H. 9, Manuel M. 8, and Perry K. age 4.
Luvena Blakley, age 27, b. TN
John G. Blakley, age 1, b. MO
John Cox, 24, b. KY.

In one place on the Internet, I also saw that this was the same Susannah Adamson that married Edward Lamb - she could not have been.

1860 Census. Daviess Co, MO, Harrison Twp, Gallatin P.O.
Hh 22
David Enyian, 54, b. KY
Lavina, 39, b. Pennsylvania
all the children born in Missouri
David, 18. Silus 16. Susan 15, Stephen 13, all b. MO [after the page turn, the name is "Enyard"
John Blakely, age 12. Marion Blakely, age 10.
Sarah 3, and Mary, 1 - but they are dittoed for the Blakely surname.
Hh 23
Larkin Wilson, age 26, b. MO. Nancy, 20
Susan 2, Elizabeth age 1
Hh 24
Eli Wilson, age 60, Farmer. Susan, 56. both b. TN
Levi, 23. Humphrey, 19, Martin 18, and Perry 14. All b. Missouri
Elizabeth Early, age 22, b. KY
Ellen Gibbs, 16, b. MO


Susannah died following the 1860 Census. On 13 Dec 1868, Eli married again, to Sarah Kryger, in Benton Co, AR. She was likely a widow.
1870 Census. Round Prairie Twp, Benton Co AR, Hh 213
Eli Wilson, age 62, b. TN. Sarah, age 36, b. Virginia.
Sarah Emyarts, age 12, b. MO. Mary Emyarts, age 11., b. MO. [daughters of Luvena]
Will Wilson, age 9, b. MO.
Virgie Krijar, age 21, b. VA.
Next door in Hh 213 was "Humfy" Wilson, age 30, with his wife and child.
Larkin Wilson was in Osage Twp, Benton Co. Among his children were a daughter Susan and a son Eli. An online database gave his wife as Nancy Catherine Enyart, b. 1839, MO, daughter of David Enyart.

1880 Census. Batie Twp, Benton Co AR, Hh 308
Eli Wilson, age 79, b. TN, parents born in NC
Sarah J. wife, age 46, b. VA.
Eli L., son, age 8, b. Arkansas.

Susanah ADAMSON and Eli WILSON were married on 20 August 1820 in Jefferson County, Tennessee. Eli WILSON was born in 1800 in Tennessee. He died in Maysville, Benton County, Arkansas.