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Alexander Wilson (1883-1977): 1m. Fannie Martin (1882--), 2m. Juliet O. Curtis (1909-1992)
  • 1 June 1883, Alexander, born 13 May 1883, son of John Wilson stone cutter & Jessie Russell, informant mother Jessie Russell of Dundas Street [Ontario, Birth Registrations, East London]
  • 12 Apr. 1884, 11th Ward, birth of Alexander Wilson 13 May 1883 at Toronto, parents John Wilson, stonecutter, and Jessie Wilson, res. Detroit, both b. Scotland [Michigan, Wayne County, Birth Records]
  • 11 June 1900, res. 1122 N. College St, Nashville, 1st Ward, James W Martin 65 painter TN, Jane C 55 TN, Edward A 24 steamboat mate TN, Fannie F 19 soda works worker TN, Georgiana 17 candy factory dipper TN, Leroy 12 TN, Alonzo H 28 steamboat mate TN, Netta H 27 IL, Zorada 7 TN, William H 5 TN, Minnie E 3 TN, Joseph T 4m TN, bro John T Martin Sr 30 steamboat mate TN, nephew John T Martin Jr 6 TN, aunt Annie McGarr 86 wd TN, cousin Gus Copeland 24 painter TN [USA, 1900 Census, Tennessee, Davidson County]
  • 13 June 1900, res. 1715 Hamilton Av. Nashville, 3rd Ward, Jessie Wilson widow 43 Scotland, Maggie 20 factory hand Scotland, John 19 coffin maker Scotland, Alexander 17 coffin painter Canada, Inez 14 factory hand MI, Susan 11 MI, Andrew 7 MI, William 5 TN [USA, 1900 Census, Tennessee, Davidson County]
  • 18 Apr. 1910, res. 1503 S Broad St, Philadelphia, 26th Ward, Henry L Curtis 40 architect VT, Bessie A J 41 PA, Henry L Jr 12 PA, Marguerite 10 PA, Jackson C 5 PA, Juliet O 1 PA, mL Margaretta R Jackson wd 70 PA, boarder Amanda J Campbell 64 PA, boarder Hannah S Campbell 60 PA, boarder Emma 64 PA [USA, 1900 Census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia County]
  • 20 Apr. 1910, res. 413 Lucy Ave, Memphis, 13th Ward, Alexander Wilson 26 bag factory engraver Canada, Fannie 28 TN, Russell A 7 TN, Thomas B 5 TN, Morris E 3 TN, CLyde E 7m TN [USA, 1910 Census, Tennessee, Shelby County]
  • 1 June 1915, res. 314 W 117, New York City, Al Wilson 32 engineer Canada, Fannie 33 US, Russal 13 US, Thomas 10 US, Morris 8 US, Clyde 5 US, Edna 3 US, Vila 180d US [New York, 1915 Census, New York City]
  • 14 Jan. 1920, res. 257 W 111th St, New York City, Bessie A Curtis wd 50 PA, Henery Jr 22 express clerk PA, Margarette 20 stenographer PA, Jackson 14 PA, Juliet 10 PA, George 9 PA [USA, 1920 Census, New York, New York County]
  • 27 Jan. 1920, res. 2429 Eighth Ave, New York City, 13th Ward, Alexander Wilson 35 designer Canada, Fannie 36 TN, Russel A 17 express man TN, Thomas 16 shipbuilding TN, Maurice 13 TN, Clyde E 10 TN, Edna 7 NY, Viola F 5 NY [USA, 1920 Census, New York, New York County]
  • 1 June 1925, res. 2429 Eighth Ave, New York City, Alexander Wilson 41 comm artist Canada, Fannie 42 US, Russell 22 chauffeur US, Thomas 20 helper on trucks US, Morris 19 butcher help US, Clyde 15 office boy US, Edna 13 US, Viola 10 US [New York, 1925 Census, New York City]
  • 1 June 1925, res. 677 Lincoln Pl, Brooklyn, Bessie J Curtis 56 teacher US, Jackson C 20 elevator operator US, Juliet O 16 social work US, George William 14 US [New York,1925 Census, Kings County]
  • 9 Apr. 1930, res. 534 179th St, New York City, Frances Wilson div 47 TN, Russel 27 magazine artist TN, Clyde 20 bank loan clerk TN, Edna M 17 telephone call counter NY, Viola 15 NY [USA, 1930 Census, New York, New York County]
  • 14 Apr. 1930, res. 27 W 67 St, New York City, Alexander Wilson mar 47 commercial artist Canada [USA, 1930 Census, New York, New York County]
  • 14 Apr. 1930, res. 272 Manhattan Ave, New York City, Bessie J Curtis wd 61 teacher PA, Jackson C 25 elevator operator PA, Juliet O 21 reception clerk PA, George W 19 transfer clerk PA, roomer Mildred Scott 26 bank stenographer PA [USA, 1930 Census, New York, New York County]
  • 4 Apr. 1940, res. 650 204th St, New York City, Russell Wilson 37 truck driver TN, mother Fanny 58 TN, bro Clyde 30 bank clerk TN, sis Viola 25 NY, same house in 1935 [USA, 1940 Census, New York, New York County]
  • 16 Apr. 1940, res. 5 W 103rd St, New York City, Bessie J Curtis 71 wd PA, Jackson 35 elevator operator PA, Juliet O 31 clerk PA, George W 29 clerk PA, same place in 1935 [USA, 1940 Census, New York, New York County]
  • 1942, Alexander Wilson, age 58, commercial artist, born 13 May 1883, London ON, res. 1931 Broadway, Manhattan, known by Julia Curtis 5 W 103 St, New York [USA, World War II Draft Registrations]
  • 15 Mar. 1959, William R. Wilson, died 15 Mar. 1959 at Crozer Hospital, Upland, of coronary occlusion, age 64, pipe fitter, born 14 Aug. 1894 in Michigan, residence 1500 Edgmont, Chester, widower of Lavinia R. Wilson, parents John G. Wilson & Jessie Russell, buried 17 Mar. 1959 at Chester Rural Cemetery, informant Alexander Wilson of 257 E. 68th St., New York, NY [Pennsylvania, Death Registrations]
  • 10 June 1970, "Mrs. Annie Vick. Services for Mrs. Anne Wilson Vick of 880 North Dunlap will be at 2 p.m. today at Memphis Funeral Home on Union with burial in Forest Hill Cemetery. Mrs. Vick, who was 84, died Monday night at her home. She was the widow of Jerry Vick. She leaves a son, Robert Walsh of the home address; a brother, Al Wilson of New York City; and a sister, Mrs. Susie Morgan of Nashville." [Tennessee, Memphis, Commercial Appeal]
  • 11 Jan. 1971, death of Clyde Edward Wilson, at Arlington Hospital, Arlington VA, of arteriosclerosis, age 61, banking asst, born 30 Aug. 1909 in Tennessee, residence 3135 Decatur Ave, Bronx NY, parents Alexander Wilson and Frances Mary Martin, wife Lottie A. Wilson, buried at Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx NY, informant Matthew J. Russo [Virginia, Death Registrations]
  • 24 Oct. 1971, "Death Notices ... MORGAN, Mrs. Susie Wilson - Friday evening October 22, 1971. Widow of the late John A. Morgan. Survived by 2 daughters, Mrs. P.L. (Helen) Shacklett, Nashville; and Mrs. L.A. (Frances) LaPointe, Mobile, Ala.; 4 sons, R.A. Morgan, Maryville, Tenn., Howard A. Morgan and Robert E. Morgan, both of Nashville and Charels E. Morgan, West Los Angeles, Calif.; brother, Al Wilson, New York; 17 grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren. Remains rest at the funeral home of Phillips Robinson Co., 2707 Gallatin Road where funearl services will be conducted Monday afternoon October 25 at 1 o'clock. Henry Silverman will officiate. Grandchildren and friends will serve as pallbearers. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery. PHILLIPS ROBINSON CO. Directors." [Tennessee, Nashville, Nashville Tennessean]
Andrew Wilson (1845-1881): m. Ann Mackay (c1850--)
  • 18 Jan. 1846, "Andrew, son of James Wilson, Grocer in Ormiston, and Janet Wilson his wife was born 18th December 1845 and baptized 18th January 1846" [Scotland, Ormiston, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 1851, res. High St., David Slight 31 baker Cranston, Janet 30 Ormiston, Janet 2m Ormiston, stepson John Wilson 7 Ormiston, stepson Andrew 5 Ormiston, servant Jane Clark 15 Dalkeith [Scotland, 1851 Census, Ormiston]
  • 1861, res. High St. Ormiston, William Wilson 30 gardener Ormiston, brother John 32 builder Ormiston, nephew Andrew 15 Ormiston, nephew David Slight 6 Ormiston, servant Helen Cow 24 domestic servant Prestonkirk [Scotland, 1861 Census, Ormiston]
  • 14 Aug. 1874, marriage at 64 Bristo St, Edinburgh, groom: Andrew Wilson, mason, age 28, res. 23 Prince Albert Buildings, parents James Wilson deceased grocer and Jessie Wilson deceased, bride: Annie Mackay, domestic servant, age 24, res. 8 Prospect Terrace, parents James Mackay deceased wood sawyer and Margaret Gunn, minister George Wilson of Tolbooth Parish, witnesses Robert Slight and Alexandrina Mackay [Scotland, Marriage Registrations, Edinburgh St. Giles]
  • 7 Jan. 1881, death by phthisis pulmonitis at 9 p.m. at 47 Bristo St of Andrew Wilson, mason, age 35, spouse of Annie Mackay, son of James Wilson deceased baker and Jessie Slight deceased, informant widow Annie Wilson [Scotland, Death Registrations, Edinburgh St. Giles]
  • 1881, res. 47 Bristo St, Annie Wilson wd 31 Dornoch, Alexr 1 Edinburgh, ldgr Thomas Amos 18 student England, ldgr Robert Bird 19 student Kirkcaldy, ldgr Hugh Mackay 27 joiner's laborer Dornoch [Scotland, 1881 Census, Edinburgh]
  • 28 July 1882, "Confirmation of Andrew Wilson, Mason, 47 Bristo Street, Edinburgh, who died 7 January 1881, at Edinburgh, intestate, granted at Edinburgh, to Annie McKay or Wilson, 47 Bristo Street aforesaid, Executrix dative qua relict. Value of Estate, £80." [Scotland, Calendar of Confirmations and Inventories]
  • 22 Aug. 1882, "First Eik to said Confirmation granted to the above named Executrix. Value of Additional Estate, £38." [Scotland, Calendar of Confirmations and Inventories]
  • 1891, res. 47 Bristo St, Annie Wilson 42 lodging house keeper Dornoch, Alexander 11 Edinburgh, Annie 10 Edinburgh, Wellie 6 Edinburgh, lodger James Metthew 35 iron turner Dundee, lodger John Fraser 34 railway policeman Kirkmichael, lodger Thomas Laidlaw 29 grave digger Edinburgh, lodger Angus McNiven 19 waiter Killin [Scotland, 1891 Census, Edinburgh]
  • 1901, res. 14 Frederick St, Annie Wilson 52 lodging house keeper Dornoch, Alexander 28 copper plate engraver Edinburgh, Annie 20 milliner Edinburgh, William 16 optician Edinburgh, sis Alexa Mackay 49 cook Dornoch, niece Alexa G M 22 clerk Dornoch, ldgr Sophia Rhind 64 Macclesfield, ldgr John 25 clerk Queenstown, ldgr Matilda A Mackay Scobie 47 Calcutta, Jan H W 17 Reading [Scotland, 1901 Census, Edinburgh]
  • 1923, "Wilson, Annie, Milliner, 14 Frederick Street, Edinburgh, died 25 July 1923 at Edinburgh, testate. Confirmation Edinburgh, 22 August, to Annie Mackay or Wilson, 14 Frederick Street aforesaid, Executrix. Will dated 8 July 1922 recorded Edinburgh 21 August 1923. Value of Estate, £175:10: 9." [Scotland, Calendar of Confirmations and Inventories]
Andrew E. Wilson (1892-1947): 1m. Laura Pammler (c1904--), 2m. Elizabeth Serafini (c1902--), 3m. Thelma ---
  • 13 June 1900, res. 1715 Hamilton Av. Nashville, 3rd Ward, Jessie Wilson widow 43 Scotland, Maggie 20 factory hand Scotland, John 19 coffin maker Scotland, Alexander 17 coffin painter Canada, Inez 14 factory hand MI, Susan 11 MI, Andrew 7 MI, William 5 TN [USA, 1900 Census, Tennessee, Davidson County]
  • 16 Apr. 1910, res. 700 S Third St, Memphis, 11th Ward, Jessie Wilson widow 54 Scotland, Andrew 18 engraver MI, William 15 cigar maker MI, dau. Ina Walsh 24 laundry helper MI, son-in-law John 26 ax handle maker TN [USA, 1910 Census, Tennessee, Shelby County]
  • 5 June 1917, Andrew Wilson, age 24, engraver at American Bag Co., New South Memphis, res. 691 S. Third, Memphis, born 16 Nov. 1892 at Detroit MI, mother is his dependent [USA, World War I Draft Registrations]
  • 6 Jan. 1920, res. 1040 43rd St, Chicago, 3rd Ward, John G Wilson 37 woodworker Scotland, Mary 32 TN, Elosie 12 TN, bro Andrew 27 engraver MI, nephew John Martin 25 woodworker TN [USA, 1920 Census, Illinois, Cook County]
  • 1 Jan. 1927, Andrew Wilson, age 32, and Elizabeth Serafini, age 24, license obtained 30 Dec. 1926, married 1 Jan. 1927 by E.H. Bradley, J.P., returned 4 Jan. 1927 [Tennessee, Shelby County, Marriage Registrations]
  • 3 Apr. 1930, res. 518 Gage Ave, Memphis, 49th Ward, Andrew E Wilson 32 paper bag engraver TN, Elizabeth 27 restaurant waitress Italy immig 1906 [USA, 1930 Census, Tennessee, Shelby County]
  • 17 Apr. 1940, res. 3806 Westminster Place, St. Louis City, 17th Ward, Andrew E Wilson div 40 designer and engraver MI, same place in 1935, lodger at Katherine Sindell [USA, 1940 Census, Missouri, St. Louis City]
  • 27 Dec. 1947, Andrew E. Wilson, died 27 Dec. 1947 enroute to St. Louis City Hospital, of coronary occlusion, commercial artist, World War I veteran, age 54, married to Thelma Wilson age 43, born 16 Nov. 1893 at Detroit, Michigan, residence 4627 McPherson Avenue, parents unknown, buried 31 Dec. 1947 at the National Cemetery, informant Thelma Wilson [Missouri, Death Registrations]
  • 13 Jan. 1948, Andrew E Wilson, Michigan, bugler, serial number 1858871, 324th Inf 81st Div World War I, enlisted 19 Sep. 1917, discharged 8 May 1919, born 16 Nov. 1893, d. 27 Dec. 1947, interred 31 Dec. 1947, section 70, grave #16181" [Missouri, St. Louis, Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, Records]
  • 1948, "Andrew E Wilson, Michigan, bugler 324 Inf 81 Div World War I, November 16, 1893, December 27, 1947" [Missouri, St. Louis, Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, Inscriptions]
Ann Wilson (1886-1970): 1m. John Walsh (c1884--), 2m. Jerry Lafayette Vick (1889-1946)
  • 18 May 1887, 15th Ward, birth of Annie Wilson 12 Feb. 1886 at Detroit, parents John Wilson, stonecutter, and Jessie Wilson, res. Detroit, both b. Scotland [Michigan, Wayne County, Birth Records]
  • 13 June 1900, res. 1715 Hamilton Av. Nashville, 3rd Ward, Jessie Wilson widow 43 Scotland, Maggie 20 factory hand Scotland, John 19 coffin maker Scotland, Alexander 17 coffin painter Canada, Inez 14 factory hand MI, Susan 11 MI, Andrew 7 MI, William 5 TN [USA, 1900 Census, Tennessee, Davidson County]
  • 16 Apr. 1910, res. 700 S Third St, Memphis, 11th Ward, Jessie Wilson widow 54 Scotland, Andrew 18 engraver MI, William 15 cigar maker MI, dau. Ina Walsh 24 laundry helper MI, son-in-law John 26 ax handle maker TN [USA, 1910 Census, Tennessee, Shelby County]
  • 26 Jan. 1920, res. 151 Fifth Ave No., Nashville, 6th Ward, John Wells 36 news agent TN, Annie M 32 MI, Earl 5 AR [USA, 1920 Census, Tennessee, Davidson County]
  • 15 Apr. 1930, res. 232 Spring St, Nashville, 19th Ward, Jerry Vick 42 interior decorator TN, Annie 40 MI, Mary 17 TN, Robert 15 TN, Woodrow 13 TN [USA, 1930 Census, Tennessee, Davidson County]
  • 2 Apr. 1940, res. 108 6th Ave. So., Nashville, 6th Ward, Robert Walsh 26 restaurant cook AR, mother Annie Vick mar 53 MI, in 1935 Robert was in Brinkley AR, Annie in Detroit MI [USA, 1940 Census, Tennessee, Davidson County]
  • 10 June 1970, "Mrs. Annie Vick. Services for Mrs. Anne Wilson Vick of 880 North Dunlap will be at 2 p.m. today at Memphis Funeral Home on Union with burial in Forest Hill Cemetery. Mrs. Vick, who was 84, died Monday night at her home. She was the widow of Jerry Vick. She leaves a son, Robert Walsh of the home address; a brother, Al Wilson of New York City; and a sister, Mrs. Susie Morgan of Nashville." [Tennessee, Memphis, Commercial Appeal]
  • 1970, "Mother Annie Wilson Vick, Feb. 12, 1886 - June 8, 1970" [Tennessee, Memphis, Forest Hill Cemetery, Inscriptions]
Elizabeth Wells Wilson (1831-1894): 1m. William Caird (1812-1866), 2p. unknown, 3m. Andrew Russell (c1834--)
  • 29 May 1831, "Elisabeth, Daughter of John Wilson and of Janet Tate his wife, was born at Ormiston on the 25th April and baptized the 29th May 1831" [Scotland, Ormiston, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 1841, res. Ormiston, John Wilson 68 grocer & sp. dealer N, Elizabeth 10 Y, Jane Stanley 16 FS N [Scotland, 1841 Census, Ormiston]
  • 19 Sep. 1848, "Caird, William, and Elizabeth Wells Wilson, daughter of John Wilson, both in this parish, gave up their names for the proclamation of banns on the 3d September 1848. Cautioners Thomas Forman & John Beattie. Married 19th Septr 1848 by Revd J.G. Beveridge" [Scotland, Inveresk, Old Parish Registers, Marriages]
  • 1851, res. High House Fisherrow, William Caerd 37 burgh officer Inveresk, Elizabeth 22 milliner Ormiston, Christian 14 Middlesex, William 11 Middlesex, John 4m Inveresk [Scotland, 1851 Census, Inveresk]
  • 21 Nov. 1856, birth at 5 A.M. on New St, Fisherrow, of Robert Caird, son of William Caird and Elizabeth Wilson, informant father William Caird [Scotland, Inveresk, Birth Registrations]
  • 23 Jan. 1860, birth at 11:00 A.M. on High St, Fisherrow, of Ann Tait Caird, daughter of William Caird and Elizabeth Wilson, informant father William Caird [Scotland, Inveresk, Birth Registrations]
  • 1861, res. 41 High St, William Caird 48 fisherman Inveresk, Elizabeth 29 Ormiston, William W 20 cart & wheel wright England, John R 10 Inveresk, Robert 4 Inveresk, Ann T 1 Inveresk [Scotland, 1861 Census, Inveresk]
  • 23 July 1863, birth at 5:00 A.M. on High St, Fisherrow, of James Bunton Caird, son of William Caird, fisherman, and Elizabeth Wilson, married at Musselburgh 19 Sep. 1849, informant father William Caird, marginal correction of marriage year to 1848 [Scotland, Inveresk, Birth Registrations]
  • 10 May 1866, birth at 12:30 P.M. on High St, Fisherrow, of Alexander Caird, twin, son of William Caird, formerly grocer, and Elizabeth Wilson, married 19 Sep. 1848 at Musselburgh, informant father William Caird [Scotland, Inveresk, Birth Registrations]
  • 15 June 1869, birth at 12:00 noon at 7 Hill Square, Edinburgh, of Mabel Alston Wilson, illegitimate daughter of Elisabeth Wilson, seamstress and widow of William Caird, grocer, informant mother Elizabeth Wilson [Scotland, Edinburgh Newington, Birth Registrations]
  • 1871, res. Dudgeon's Lane Shorthopes Wynd, Elizabeth Caird 42 seamstress Ormiston, Janet 21 paper mill worker Inveresk, Ann L 11 Inveresk, James B 7 Inveresk, Henry 4 Inveresk, Alexander 4 Inveresk, Mabel A Wilson 1 Inveresk [Scotland, 1871 Census, Inveresk]
  • 9 Feb. 1874, death at 10:00 A.M. on Market St, Musselburgh, of John Robert Caird, age 23, formerly private 8th Hussars, son of William Caird, deceased grocer, and Elizabeth Wilson, informant sister Janet Manson of 5 McNeil Hall, Leith Walk [Scotland, Inveresk, Death Registrations]
  • 21 July 1875, Andrew Russell seaman age 42 & Elizabeth Caird widow of seaman age 43 married 20 July 1875 at North Esk Manse, Musselburgh, both residing back of vaults, So. Leith, groom's parents Nichola Russell deceased seaman & Josephina Guion, bride's parents John Wilson deceased grocer & Janet Tait deceased, witnesses Annie McFadyen & Isabella Fairgrieve [Scotland, Marriage Registrations, Inveresk]
  • 6 Aug. 1875, marriage at South Leith Manse of Robert Caird, age 19, seaman in merchant service, son of William Caird, deceased grocer, and Elizabeth Wilson; and Elizabeth Laurence, age 19, domestic servant, daughter of Robert Laurenson, seaman in merchant service, and Elizabeth Gallacher; both of 52 St Andrew St, Leith [Scotland, South Leith, Marriage Registrations]
  • 1881, res. 13 Tindals Wynd, Andrew Roussell 47 seaman France, Elizabeth 48 Ormiston [Scotland, 1881 Census, Dundee]
  • 1891, res. 51 Tolbooth Wy, Robert Caird 34 checker Musselburgh, Elizabeth 10 Edinburgh, Alexr 7 Leith, mother Elizabeth Rousseau 59 Ormiston, stepfather Andrew 58 general dealer France [Scotland, 1891 Census, South Leith]
  • 25 Sep. 1891, marriage at Red Craes, Broughton Rd, Edinburgh, of James Joseph Coulter, mason, age 21, of 25 Dalmeny St, Leith, son of James Coulter, mason, and Jessie Surrell; and Christina Wilson Caird, age 20, of 10 Riddles Close, Tolbooth Wynd, Leith, daughter of William Caird, deceased fishing boat owner, and Elizabeth Wilson [Scotland, Edinburgh St Andrew, Marriage Registrations]
  • 2 June 1893, marriage at 14 Coatfield Lane, Leith, of Robert Caird, age 35, widower and goods checker, son of William Caird, deceased grocer, and Elizabeth Wilson; and Jemima Young, age 19, daughter of David Young, deceased iron moulder, and Margaret Richmond; both of 14 Coatfield Lane [Scotland, South Leith, Marriage Registrations]
  • 31 Aug. 1894, death at 2:05 P.M. at 82 Salamander St, Leith, of Elizabeth Russell, age 60, spouse of William Caird, excise officer, and Andrew Russell, seaman, daughter of ... Wilson, deceased lieutenant ... camp, and deceased Janet Tait, informant son Robert Caird [Scotland, South Leith, Death Registrations]
  • 3 July 1896, marriage at 5 Vanburgh Place, Leith, of Alex Caird, age 30, of 14 Wilkie Place, Leith, son of William Caird, deceased outdoor officer HM Customs, and Elizabeth Wells Wilson; and Davina B McKeay, age 22, of 13 Church St, Leith, daughter of Stewart Keay, deceased stonemason, and deceased Davina Wallace [Scotland, South Leith, Marriage Registrations]
  • 10 July 1904, death at 10:30 P.M. at East Pilton Hospital of Robert Caird, age 47, timekeeper, spouse of Elizabeth Lawrenson and Jemima Taylor Young, son of William Caird, deceased seaman in merchant service, and Eliza Wilson, informant widow Jemima Young or Caird [Scotland, Edinburgh St George, Death Registrations]
  • 1945, "William Caird, HMIR died 6 November 1866 age 57, his sister Margaret died the same date aged 55; eldest son William died 12 July 1916 aged 76, spouse to Catherine Smart Caird died 6 November 1917 aged 74 and their sons: John died 16 May 1945 aged 69; Matthew died 6 December 1945 aged 79" [Scotland, Inveresk, Inveresk Churchyard, Inscriptions; in Torrance, p. 40]
  • Torrance, D. Richard, North-East Midlothian Monumental Inscriptions, 2000.]
James Wilson (--c1849): m. Janet Wilson (1820-1860)
  • 1824, "Janet, daughter of Andrew Wilson and of Janet Dickson his wife, was born in Ormiston on the 6th February and baptized on the 8th March 1820" [Scotland, Ormiston, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 1833-1842, "Andrew Wilson, mason, Ormiston; Janet Wilson or Dickson his wife, died 31 March 1834; Janet Wilson, Ormiston, YC [young communicant 18]36; John Wilson, Ormiston, YC [young communicant 18]37 LP [left parish]; Alexr Wilson, Ormiston, YC [young communicant 18]37 LP [left parish]; Andw Wilson, Ormiston, YC [young communicant 18]38; ... Anne Wilson, Ormiston, YC [young communicant 18]41" [Scotland, Ormiston, Communion Roll]
  • 22 June 1836, "expressed desire & added to communion roll ... Janet Wilson, Ormiston" [Scotland, Ormiston, Kirk Session Minutes]
  • 1841, res. Ormiston, Andrew Wilson 45 mason Y, Andrew 20 mason Y, Janet 20 Y, Anne 15 Y, George 15 Y, John 13 Y, William 11 Y, Alexander 9 Y, Charles 7 Y, [nephew] John 15 mason Y [Scotland, 1841 Census, Ormiston]
  • 1841, "James Wilson, grocer Ormiston, [transfer from] High Church 1841" [Scotland, Ormiston, Communion Roll]
  • 3 June 1843, "James Wilson and Janet Wilson both in this Parish gave in their names for proclamation in order to marriage on the 30th May and were married on the 3rd June 1843" [Scotland, Ormiston, Old Parish Registers, Marriages]
  • 26 July 1844, "John, Son of James Wilson, Grocer, Ormiston, and Janet Wilson his wife, born 3d July 1844 and was baptized on the 26th July of this same year" [Scotland, Ormiston, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 18 Jan. 1846, "Andrew, son of James Wilson, Grocer in Ormiston, and Janet Wilson his wife was born 18th December 1845 and baptized 18th January 1846" [Scotland, Ormiston, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 21 Nov. 1849, "David Slight and Janet Wilson both residing in this Parish gave in their names for proclamation in order to marriage on the 17th and were married on the 21st November 1849" [Scotland, Ormiston, Old Parish Registers, Marriages]
  • 23 Feb. 1851, "Janet, daughter of David Slight and Janet Wilson his wife, was born at Ormiston on the 31st January and baptized by the Rev. Mr. Thomson on the 23rd February 1851" [Scotland, Ormiston, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 1851, res. High St., David Slight 31 baker Cranston, Janet 30 Ormiston, Janet 2m Ormiston, stepson John Wilson 7 Ormiston, stepson Andrew 5 Ormiston, servant Jane Clark 15 Dalkeith [Scotland, 1851 Census, Ormiston]
  • 13 Feb. 1853, "Robert, son of David Slight and Janet Wilson his wife was born at Ormiston on the 30 January and baptized by the Rev. Mr. Thomson on the 13 February 1853" [Scotland, Ormiston, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 24 Sept. 1854, "David George, son of David Slight and Janet Wilson his wife, was born at Ormiston on the 27 August and baptized by the Rev. Mr. Thomson on the 24 September 1854" [Scotland, Ormiston, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 26 July 1857, birth at 7:30 pm in Ormiston of William Charles Slight, son of David Slight, baker, and Janet Wilson, informant father David Slight [Scotland, Ormiston, Birth Registrations]
  • 17 Sep. 1860, Janet Slight, formerly Wilson, widow of a baker, died 17 Sep. 1860, 3 A.M., age 40, of disease of stomach and bowels, buried Ormiston, parents Andrew Wilson gardener & Janet Dickson deceased, informant son Andrew Wilson [Scotland, Death Registrations, Ormiston]
  • 21 Sep. 1860, "DEATHS. At Ormiston, East Lothian, on the 17th instant, Janet Wilson, relict of David Slight, baker, Ormiston." [Scotland, Haddington, Haddingtonshire Courier]
  • 21 Sep. 1860, "NOTICE TO CREDITORS: ALL PARTIES having CLAIMS against the deceased Mrs JANET SLIGHT, Baker, Grocer, and Spirit Dealer, Ormiston, are requested to Lodge the same with ALEX S. NOTMAN, Writer in Haddington, Agent for the Creditors, on or before Friday, the 28th day of September current. Haddington, 20th Sept. 1860." [Scotland, Haddington, Haddingtonshire Courier]
  • 21 Sep. 1860, "BAKING AND GROCERY BUSINESS In the Village of ORMISTON, to be Disposed of. To be Disposed of, the BAKERY and GROCERY BUSINESS, lately carried on in the Village of ORMISTON, by the deceased Mrs JANET SLIGHT. The Bakehouse Utensils and Shop Fittings are in excellent condition. The Stock of Flour, &c., in Bakehouse, and Groceries in Shop, will be given over at a Valuation. The whole Premises, including Dwelling-House, Garden, Stable, and Lofts, will be Let with the Business. Offers for the above must be given in to ALEX S. NOTMAN, Writer in Haddington, on or before the 1st October next. Haddington, 20th Sept. 1860." [Scotland, Haddington, Haddingtonshire Courier]
  • 26 Oct. 1860, will: "I, Andrew Wilson, Builder in Ormiston ... grant ... in favor of my sons Andrew Wilson, Builder residing at Tranent, William Wilson, Gardener residing at Ormiston and Alexander Wilson, Draper residing at Dalkeith, Alexander Tod, Grain Merchant residing in Edinburgh and David Wight, Writer to the Signet also residing there ... in Trust for the ends, uses and purposes herein after mentioned ... First all and whole that piece of ground lying in the Town of Ormiston with the Houses thereon bounded on the East by James Smiths feu, on the North by a Park belonging to the Earl of Hopetoun lately possessed by John Christie, Linen Draper, on the west by a Road or Lane leading from the Street of Ormiston to the said Park, and on the south by the Street of Ormiston and which piece of ground extends to fourteen Scots falls or thereby Together with the Teinds parsonage and vicarage thereof ... Second all and whole that Tenement of Houses and Land with its pertinents lying upon the North side of the Town of Ormiston, bounded by the North line of the High Street of Ormiston on the south, by the Earl of Hopetoun's property lands sometime possessed by Andrew Wight, John Simpson and the heirs of James Wight, Brewer in Ormiston on the west, by the said Earl's property lands sometime possessed by Charles Bell on the North and by the Vennel or passage of twelve feet broad or thereby leading to the Minister's Barn yard and by the Dyke of the said yard and the Minister's Barn & Offices on the East ... described as follows videlicet All and Whole that Tenement of Houses and Office Houses thereto attached with the Garden or Orchard thereto belonging all as lately possessed by the deceased Mrs Janet Bell or Dickson spouse of George Dickson Farmer in Ormiston and by the said George Dickson her husband and bounded as follows videlicet By the North line of the High Street of Ormiston on the South, by the Earl of Hopetoun's property land now or formerly possessed by Adam Thomson on the west, by other of the said Earl's property lands lately possessed by the said Janet Bell and George Dickson on the North and by the Minister's Glebe, and offices thereto attached on the east ... Third, as also all and whole a lease or Tack entered into betwixt John Earl of Hopetoun and James Tod, Baker in Ormiston, Charles Whitehead Land Surveyor in Dalkeith, Peter Brown sometime Farmer at East Mains of Ormiston thereafter residing at Northrig and William Whitehead Merchant in Edinburgh, Trustees nominated and appointed by the deceased Mrs Janet Bell or Dickson spouse of George Dickson Farmer in Ormiston and the said George Dickson her husband for the endurance of three lives as therein mentioned, of date the eleventh and twenty seventh days of October Eighteen hundred and thirty eight and twenty third day of August Eighteen hundred and thirty nine and which Tack was assigned to me by the said Trustees ... dated the eleventh and twentieth days of March Eighteen hundred and forty ... all and whole these six acres of land bounded as follows videlicet on the East by the Minister's Glebe, on the west by an enclosure sometime possessed by Alexander Wight and afterwards by Andrew Wight Brewer in Ormiston, on the South by the Garden formerly of William and Charles Bell and on the North by the field called the Wester Puddle ... I do hereby nominate and appoint my said Trustees above named ... First ... pay all my just and lawful debts death bed and funeral charges, Second ... pay all such legacies ... by any Codicil thereto ... Third ... convey and make over to and in favor of my daughter Janet Wilson Widow of Mr David Slight Merchant in Ormiston ... the foresaid piece of ground in the Town of Ormiston with the houses thereon, first above disponed ... Fourth ... convey and make over to the said William Wilson ... the tenement of houses and land in the Town of Ormiston second above disponed, as also the foresaid lease of the Park third above disponed ... together with the whole garden and other implements which may be upon the said lands at the time of my death ... and also two horses and one cow ... under the condition that he shall make payment at the first term of Martinmas after he shall have sown and reaped a Crop, of the sum of sixty pounds Sterling to each of my following children namely Ann Wilson spouse of Robert Wight Draper and Hosier at Dalkeith, Andrew Wilson, George Wilson and John Wilson ... my son Alexander Wilson having already received from me sums equal to the above sum of Sixty pounds provided to my said other children the sum to be paid him by his said brother William Wilson is hereby restricted to Five pounds Sterling ... Fifth ... the foresaid provisions provided to my said daughters shall not be subject to the jus mariti of their present or any future husband ... Sixth ... in the event of my son William declining to accept of a conveyance of the foresaid property and lease under the terms and subject to the payments above mentioned to his Brothers and sisters ... convey the same to any of my other sons willing to accept under the burdens before mentioned ... Seventh ... convey and make over to the said William Wilson the whole household furniture ... but in the event of his marriage he shall be entitled to retain only one half ... Eighth ... divide the residue ... equally amongst the said Andrew, George, John, William and Alexander Wilson my sons, and Janet and Ann Wilson my daughters ... Ninth ... in the event of any of my said children dying without leaving heirs ... be divided equally amongst my other surviving children ... with the exception of William or the son who may eventually succeed to the Tenement of Houses and land and Park second and third above disponed ... In witness whereof ... by Alexander Macdonald Clerk to David Wight Writer to the Signet, Edinburgh are subscribed by me at Ormiston this nineteenth day of December in the year Eighteen hundred and fifty seven before these witnesses Charles Dickson Gardener Ormiston, and the said Alexander Macdonald"; codicil: "I Andrew Wilson sometime Builder in Ormiston, East Lothian, now Gardener there, considering that by my Settlement dated the nineteenth day of december in the year Eighteen hundred and fifty seven I provided and Willed to my eldest daughter Janet Wilson widow of David Slight baker in Ormiston certain legacies ... and as said legacies have now lapsed by the death of my said daughter I do hereby will and provide to my Grandchildren John Wilson, Andrew Wilson, Janet Slight, Robert Slight, David George Slight, and William Slight all children of my said daughter Janet Wilson or Slight All and Whole of the legacies ... and I appoint my sons Andrew, William and Alexander, three of my said trustees, to be Tutors & Curators to my said Grandchildren during their minority ... until my said Grandchildren shall arrive respectively at the ages of twenty one years, at which age I appoint to be paid to each of my said Grandchildren their several portions ... In witness whereof I have subscribed these presents written by Robert Wight Merchant in Dalkeith in presence of these witnesses Hugh Black Gardener Ormiston and John Wilson Builder Ormiston, at Ormiston this Twenty fourth day of September in the year one thousand eight hundred and sixty ..." [Scotland, Haddington Sheriff Court, Wills and Inventories]
  • 27 Dec. 1860, "Inventory of the Personal Estate and Effects belonging to the deceased Mrs. Janet Wilson or Slight, Baker and Grocer, Ormiston at the date of her death which took place at Ormiston on the Seventeenth day of September Eighteen hundred and sixty years, made and given up by Messrs W & A Hogarth, Millmasters at Gimmersmills, Haddington, Executor Creditors for themselves and other Creditors of the deceased ... Cash in house £4.7.6, Value of furniture ... £103.5.6, Book debts ... £144.19.9 In consequence of the majority of the debts being prescribed and the books most irregularly kept it is not expected that £20 will be recovered ... Appeared William Hogarth, Mill master at Gimmersmills, Haddington who being solemnly sworn and examined depones That Mrs Janet Wilson or Slight, Baker and Grocer Ormiston died intestate at Ormiston ... the Deponent has entered upon the possession and management of her personal or moveable estate, along with Alexander Hogarth Millmaster at Gimmersmills as Executors qua Creditors to the deceased ..." [Scotland, Haddington Sheriff Court, Wills and Inventories]
  • 14 Aug. 1874, marriage at 64 Bristo St, Edinburgh, groom: Andrew Wilson, mason, age 28, res. 23 Prince Albert Buildings, parents James Wilson deceased grocer and Jessie Wilson deceased, bride: Annie Mackay, domestic servant, age 24, res. 8 Prospect Terrace, parents James Mackay deceased wood sawyer and Margaret Gunn, minister George Wilson of Tolbooth Parish, witnesses Robert Slight and Alexandrina Mackay [Scotland, Marriage Registrations, Edinburgh St. Giles]
  • 7 Jan. 1881, death by phthisis pulmonitis at 9 p.m. at 47 Bristo St of Andrew Wilson, mason, age 35, spouse of Annie Mackay, son of James Wilson deceased baker and Jessie Wilson Slight deceased, informant widow Annie Wilson [Scotland, Death Registrations, Edinburgh St. Giles]
James Livingstone Wilson (1869--)
  • 4 Jan. 1870, James, born 28 Dec. 1869 at Castlegate, Knaresbrough, son of John Wilson stone mason & Flora Wilson formerly Livingstone, informant father John Wilson of Castlegate, Knaresbrough [England, Birth Registrations, Knaresborough]
  • 1871, res. 1 Horse Wynd, Flora Livingstone 35 engineer's wife Appin, James 1 Knaresborough, visitor John Wilson 27 mason Ormiston [Scotland, 1871 Census, South Leith]
  • 22 Feb. 1881, "The Complaint ... that James Wilson, son of and residing with John Wilson, Mason, Tranent has been guilty of the crime of theft, actor and art and part in so far as (1) on the thirtieth or thirty first day of January eighteen hundred and eighty one or about that time he did, within or near the house at Prestonpans ... occupied by Robert Clark, Rope and Sailmaker residing there ... take A silver plated or other metal snuff box the property or in the lawful possession of the said Robert Clark, Likeas (2) on the thirty first day of January ... from or from near the Lamp Room at Prestonpans Station of the North British Railway in the Parish of Prestonpans ... take A handlamp the property or in the lawful possession of the North British Railway Company ..." [Scotland, Haddington Court]
  • 28 Feb. 1881, "At Haddington ... compeared the said James Wilson and Libel being read over to him he answered that he is guilty ... sentences and adjudges him to be imprisoned for the space of ten days from this date and further in respect of the said James Wilson is under the age of sixteen years to wit of the age of eleven years the Sheriff-Substitute directed and hereby directs ... the said James Wilson whose religious persuasion appears to be protestant to be sent at the expiration of said sentence to the Wellington Reformatory Form School, Penicuik, Edinburgh ... and there detained for the space of five years from the date of expiration of said sentence of ten days ..." [Scotland, Haddington Court]
  • 4 Mar. 1881, "Sheriff Court ... James Wilson, a boy from Tranent, for the theft of a snuff-box and a railway signal lamp, was sentenced to ten days imprisonment, and five years' confinement in a reformatory." [Scotland, Haddington, Haddingtonshire Courier]
  • 1881, res. Wellington Reformatory Farm School, James Wilson 11 inmate England [Scotland, 1881 Census, Penicuik]
  • 1881, James Wilson, son of John Wilson of Fowler Street, Tranent, mother deceased [Scotland, Penicuik, Wellington School, Records]
  • 6 May 1881, "REFORMATORY CASE. -At the Sheriff Court, Haddington, on Wednesday, John Wilson, mason, Tranent, was brought before Sheriff Shirreff and charged, at the instance of Mr McDonald, inspector of Reformatory Schools, Scotland, with failing to pay aliment for his son James, sentenced in February last to be incarcerated in Wellington Reformatory, Penicuik, for a period of five years. Accused admitted the charge, but pleaded scarcity of employment as a reason why he had failed in his payments. Taking all the circumstances into consideration, the Sheriff ordered Wilson in future to pay at the rate of 6d per week, without enforcement of the back payments." [Scotland, Haddington, Haddingtonshire Courier]
Jessie Wilson (1875-1938): m. Edward Allen Martin (1876-1942)
  • 15 Oct. 1875, Jessie Wilson, born 6 Oct. 1875, 11:15 P.M, at 10 Breadalbane Street, Leith, daughter of John Wilson journeyman stone mason & Jessie Russell who were married 17 May 1875 at Glasgow, informant father John Wilson [Scotland, Birth Registrations, South Leith]
  • 5 June 1880, res. McLemore St, Nashville, 14th Ward, James Martin 44 painter TN, Jane 33 TN, Charley 16 TN, David 15 TN, Thomas 12 TN, Lawrence 10 TN, Nancy 9 TN, Eddie 4 TN, Martha 2 TN [USA, 1880 Census, Tennessee, Davidson County]
  • 1881, res. Fowler St., John Wilson 36 mason Ormiston, Jessie Russel 26 N Berwick, Jessie Wilson 5 Leith, Maggie 2 E Linton, John G 6m Tranent [Scotland, 1881 Census, Tranent]
  • 6 May 1882, S.S. Manitoban, Wilson, John mason 38, Jessie 28, Jessie 6, Maggie 2, John infant, all listed but then deleted from the list, embarked at Glasgow 19 April, contracted to land at C.W., arrived 6 May 1882 [Quebec, Quebec, Passenger Lists]
  • 13 May 1882, S.S. Buenos Ayrean, Jno Wilson 38, Jessie 28, Jessie 6, Maggie 4, Jno infant, embarked at Glasgow 25 April, at Liverpool 27 April, bound to Quebec, arriving 13 May 1882, 766 on board [Quebec, Quebec, Passenger Lists]
  • 11 June 1900, res. 1122 N. College St, Nashville, 1st Ward, James W Martin 65 painter TN, Jane C 55 TN, Edward A 24 steamboat mate TN, Fannie F 19 soda works worker TN, Georgiana 17 candy factory dipper TN, Leroy 12 TN, Alonzo H 28 steamboat mate TN, Netta H 27 IL, Zorada 7 TN, William H 5 TN, Minnie E 3 TN, Joseph T 4m TN, bro John T Martin Sr 30 steamboat mate TN, nephew John T Martin Jr 6 TN, aunt Annie McGarr 86 wd TN, cousin Gus Copeland 24 painter TN [USA, 1900 Census, Tennessee, Davidson County]
  • 16 Apr. 1910, res. 1043 Scovell St., Nashville, 2nd Ward, Edward A Martin 33 steamboat mate TN, Jessie L 30 Scotland, Clarence E 4 TN, Chester W 5m TN [USA, 1910 Census, Tennessee, Davidson County]
  • 8 Jan. 1920, res. 695 S Third St, Memphis, 10th Ward, Edward A Martin 42 furniture mfg foreman TN, Jessie 37 Scotland, Clarence E 14 TN, Chester W 10 TN [USA, 1920 Census, Tennessee, Shelby County]
  • 12 Apr. 1930, res. 748 Roanoke, Memphis, 25th Ward, Edward A Martin 52 furniture Nashville TN, Jessie J 45 Edinburgh Scotland immig 1886, Chester W 20 clerk Nashville TN [USA, 1930 Census, Tennessee, Shelby County]
  • 2 Apr. 1940, res. Compress Row, West Memphis, 2nd Ward, Chester Martin 30 cotton compress foreman TN, Opal L 25 PBX operator TN, James B 7 TN, Chester D 4 TN, father Edward wd 63 TN [USA, 1940 Census, Arkansas, Crittenden County]
  • 1942, "Mother, Jessie J. Martin, Oct. 19, 1878, Jan. 21, 1938, Father Edward A. Martin, May 28, 1876, May 22, 1942" [Tennessee, Memphis, Forest Hill Cemetery, Inscriptions]
John Wilson (c1773-1850): m. Janet Tait (--1840)
  • 25 Dec. 1829, "John Wilson and Janet Tate, both residing in this Parish, gave in their names for proclamation in order to marriage on the 25th December 1829" [Scotland, Ormiston, Old Parish Registers, Marriages]
  • 29 May 1831, "Elisabeth, Daughter of John Wilson and of Janet Tate his wife, was born at Ormiston on the 25th April and baptized the 29th May 1831" [Scotland, Ormiston, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 1833-1842, "John Wilson, grocer, Ormiston, [moved to] Inveresk, LPC [left parish with a certificate] 1842; Janet Wilson or Tait, his wife, died June 1840" [Scotland, Ormiston, Communion Roll]
  • 5 Oct. 1834, "Male Heads of Families Resident in this Parish: ... John Wilson, Ormiston" [Scotland, Ormiston, Kirk Session Minutes]
  • 1834, "Male Residents in this Parish: ... John Wilson, Ormiston" [Scotland, Ormiston, Communion Roll]
  • 1836, "Male Residents in this Parish: ... John Wilson, Ormiston" [Scotland, Ormiston, Communion Roll]
  • 1837, "Tranent ... Grocers and Spirit Dealers ... Wilson, John, Ormiston" [Scotland, Pigot's National Commercial Directory]
  • 1837, "Male Residents in this Parish: ... John Wilson, Ormiston" [Scotland, Ormiston, Communion Roll]
  • 1838, "Male Residents in this Parish: ... John Wilson, Ormiston" [Scotland, Ormiston, Communion Roll]
  • 1839, "Male Residents in this Parish: ... John Wilson, Ormiston" [Scotland, Ormiston, Communion Roll]
  • 1 May 1840, "Mortcloth for Mrs. Wilson, 10/-" [Scotland, Ormiston, Kirk Session Accounts]
  • 1840, "Male Residents in this Parish: ... John Wilson, Ormiston" [Scotland, Ormiston, Communion Roll]
  • 1841, "Male Residents in this Parish: ... John Wilson, Ormiston" [Scotland, Ormiston, Communion Roll]
  • 1841, res. Ormiston, John Wilson 68 grocer & sp. dealer N, Elizabeth 10 Y, Jane Stanley 16 FS N [Scotland, 1841 Census, Ormiston]
  • 19 Sep. 1848, "Caird, William, and Elizabeth Wells Wilson, daughter of John Wilson, both in this parish, gave up their names for the proclamation of banns on the 3d September 1848. Cautioners Thomas Forman & John Beattie. Married 19th Septr 1848 by Revd J.G. Beveridge" [Scotland, Inveresk, Old Parish Registers, Marriages]
  • 17 Sep. 1850, "John Wilson, grocer, age 78" [Scotland, Inveresk, Old Parish Registers, Burials]
  • 21 July 1875, Andrew Russell seaman age 42 & Elizabeth Caird widow of seaman age 43 married 20 July 1875 at North Esk Manse, Musselburgh, both residing back of vaults, So. Leith, groom's parents Nichola Russell deceased seaman & Josephina Guion, bride's parents John Wilson deceased grocer & Janet Tait deceased, witnesses Annie McFadyen & Isabella Fairgrieve [Scotland, Marriage Registrations, Inveresk]
  • 31 Aug. 1894, death at 2:05 P.M. at 82 Salamander St, Leith, of Elizabeth Russell, age 60, spouse of William Caird, excise officer, and Andrew Russell, seaman, daughter of ... Wilson, deceased lieutenant ... camp, and deceased Janet Tait, informant son Robert Caird [Scotland, South Leith, Death Registrations]
John Wilson (1844-1899): 1p. Flora Livingston (c1835--), 2m. Jessie Russell (c1854-1944)
  • 26 July 1844, "John, Son of James Wilson, Grocer, Ormiston, and Janet Wilson his wife, born 3d July 1844 and was baptized on the 26th July of this same year" [Scotland, Ormiston, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 1851, res. High St., David Slight 31 baker Cranston, Janet 30 Ormiston, Janet 2m Ormiston, stepson John Wilson 7 Ormiston, stepson Andrew 5 Ormiston, servant Jane Clark 15 Dalkeith [Scotland, 1851 Census, Ormiston]
  • 26 Oct. 1860, codicil: "I Andrew Wilson sometime Builder in Ormiston, East Lothian, now Gardener there, considering that by my Settlement dated the nineteenth day of december in the year Eighteen hundred and fifty seven I provided and Willed to my eldest daughter Janet Wilson widow of David Slight baker in Ormiston certain legacies ... and as said legacies have now lapsed by the death of my said daughter I do hereby will and provide to my Grandchildren John Wilson, Andrew Wilson, Janet Slight, Robert Slight, David George Slight, and William Slight all children of my said daughter Janet Wilson or Slight All and Whole of the legacies ... and I appoint my sons Andrew, William and Alexander, three of my said trustees, to be Tutors & Curators to my said Grandchildren during their minority ... until my said Grandchildren shall arrive respectively at the ages of twenty one years, at which age I appoint to be paid to each of my said Grandchildren their several portions ... In witness whereof I have subscribed these presents written by Robert Wight Merchant in Dalkeith in presence of these witnesses Hugh Black Gardener Ormiston and John Wilson Builder Ormiston, at Ormiston this Twenty fourth day of September in the year one thousand eight hundred and sixty ..." [Scotland, Haddington Sheriff Court, Wills and Inventories]
  • 1861, res. 3 Burnside Bldgs, St George Milton, Matthew Raeside 44 coachman Dunlop, Mary 31 Ormiston, Mary 1 Glasgow, Janet 2m Glasgow, boarder John Kerr 16 draper Portpatrick, boarder John Wilson 16 draper Ormiston [Scotland, 1861 Census, Glasgow]
  • 4 Jan. 1870, James, born 28 Dec. 1869 at Castlegate, Knaresbrough, son of John Wilson stone mason & Flora Wilson formerly Livingstone, informant father John Wilson of Castlegate, Knaresbrough [England, Birth Registrations, Knaresborough]
  • 1871, res. 1 Horse Wynd, Flora Livingstone 35 engineer's wife Appin, James 1 Knaresborough, visitor John Wilson 27 mason Ormiston [Scotland, 1871 Census, South Leith]
  • 1871, res. West Links Wresden House, Jessie Russell 16 house maid N Berwick, servant of Eleanor Stiff [Scotland, 1871 Census, North Berwick]
  • 22 Mar. 1873, James Russell, born 10 Mar. 1873, 5 A.M., at Church Ports, North Berwick, illegitimate son of Jessie Russell domestic servant, informant mother Jessie Russell [Scotland, Birth Registrations, North Berwick]
  • 29 Aug. 1873, "... in an action relating to the paternity of a male child named James Russell, born on the 10th day of March 1873, at the instance of Jessie Russell residing in Kirkports, North Berwick, Haddington-shire, pursuer, and George Walton, Journeyman Baker, North Berwick, said County, defender, the Sheriff of Midlothian and Haddington, upon the 20th day of August 1873 found that the said child was the illegitimate child of the parties aforesaid." [Scotland, Register of Corrected Entries, North Berwick]
  • 18 May 1875, John Wilson journeyman mason and bachelor, age 30, and Jessie Russell domestic servant and spinster, age 21, both of 15 Abercromby Street in Glasgow, were married on 17th May 1875 at 198 New City Road. His parents were James Wilson master grocer deceased & Jessie Slight previously Wilson deceased. Her parents were Alexander Russell fisherman & Margaret Whitecross washwerwoman. [Scotland, Marriage Registrations, Glasgow]
  • 15 Oct. 1875, Jessie Wilson, born 6 Oct. 1875, 11:15 P.M, at 10 Breadalbane Street, Leith, daughter of John Wilson journeyman stone mason & Jessie Russell who were married 17 May 1875 at Glasgow, informant father John Wilson [Scotland, Birth Registrations, South Leith]
  • 20 June 1878, Maggie Wilson, born 10 June 1878, 6:45 A.M., at East Linton, daughter of John Wilson journeyman mason & Jessie Russell who were married 17 May 1875 at Glasgow, informant father John Wilson [Scotland, Birth Registrations, Prestonkirk]
  • 7 Nov. 1879, "(967) Nov. 7, 1879. Disp. by Trustees of the deceased ANDREW WILSON, Builder, Ormiston, with consent of and by JOHN WILSON, Mason, residing at Haddington, ANDREW WILSON, Mason, residing in Edinburgh, JANET SLIGHT or PARK and her husband EBENEZER PARK, Engineer, Edinburgh, ROBERT SLIGHT, Mason, residing at House of Muir, DAVID GEORGE SLIGHT residing at Ormiston, and WILLIAM SLIGHT, Carter, residing at House of Muir, to William Wilson, Gardener, residing at Ormiston, - of 14 Falls of ground, with Houses thereon, in the Town of ORMISTON, bounded on the west by a Road or Lane leading from the Street of Ormiston, and on the south by the Street of Ormiston ..." [Scotland, Abridgements of Sasines, East Lothian]
  • 29 Sep. 1880, John George Wilson, born 11 Sep. 1880, 7:30 P.M., at Fowler Street, Tranent, son of John Wilson journeyman mason & Jessie Russell who were married 17 May 1875 at 198 New City Road, Glasgow, informant father John Wilson [Scotland, Birth Registrations, Tranent]
  • 22 Feb. 1881, "The Complaint ... that James Wilson, son of and residing with John Wilson, Mason, Tranent has been guilty of the crime of theft, actor and art and part in so far as (1) on the thirtieth or thirty first day of January eighteen hundred and eighty one or about that time he did, within or near the house at Prestonpans ... occupied by Robert Clark, Rope and Sailmaker residing there ... take A silver plated or other metal snuff box the property or in the lawful possession of the said Robert Clark, Likeas (2) on the thirty first day of January ... from or from near the Lamp Room at Prestonpans Station of the North British Railway in the Parish of Prestonpans ... take A handlamp the property or in the lawful possession of the North British Railway Company ..." [Scotland, Haddington Court]
  • 1881, res. Fowler St., John Wilson 36 mason Ormiston, Jessie Russel 26 N Berwick, Jessie Wilson 5 Leith, Maggie 2 E Linton, John G 6m Tranent [Scotland, 1881 Census, Tranent]
  • 1881, James Wilson, son of John Wilson of Fowler Street, Tranent, mother deceased [Scotland, Penicuik, Wellington School, Records]
  • 6 May 1881, "REFORMATORY CASE. -At the Sheriff Court, Haddington, on Wednesday, John Wilson, mason, Tranent, was brought before Sheriff Shirreff and charged, at the instance of Mr McDonald, inspector of Reformatory Schools, Scotland, with failing to pay aliment for his son James, sentenced in February last to be incarcerated in Wellington Reformatory, Penicuik, for a period of five years. Accused admitted the charge, but pleaded scarcity of employment as a reason why he had failed in his payments. Taking all the circumstances into consideration, the Sheriff ordered Wilson in future to pay at the rate of 6d per week, without enforcement of the back payments." [Scotland, Haddington, Haddingtonshire Courier]
  • 13 Oct. 1881, "The Complaint ... that John Wilson, Mason, Tranent has been guilty of the Crime of Breach of the Peace, actor or art and part in so far as on the second day of October eighteen hundred and eighty one or about that time he did on the road or street at or near to the house at Tranent ... occupied by David Balfour, Mason there ... commit a Breach of the Peace by cursing and swearing, shouting, kicking or knocking violently at the door of said house and otherwise making a great noise and uproar and conducting himself in a drunken riotous and disorderly manner whereby the inmates of said house were greatly annoyed and disturbed and the public peace was broken ..." [Scotland, Haddington Court]
  • 17 Oct. 1881, "At Haddington ... compeared the said John Wilson and Libel being read over to him he answered that he is guilty ... sentences and adjudges him to be imprisoned for the space of three days from this date unless he pay a find of five shillings to the Procurator Fiscal ..." [Scotland, Haddington Court]
  • 21 Oct. 1881, "SHERIFF COURT ... John Wilson, mason, Tranent, pleaded guilty to a breach of the peace, and was fined 5s, with the alternative of three days' imprisonment." [Scotland, Haddington, Haddingtonshire Courier]
  • 6 May 1882, S.S. Manitoban, Wilson, John mason 38, Jessie 28, Jessie 6, Maggie 2, John infant, all listed but then deleted from the list, embarked at Glasgow 19 April, contracted to land at C.W., arrived 6 May 1882 [Quebec, Quebec, Passenger Lists]
  • 13 May 1882, S.S. Buenos Ayrean, Jno Wilson 38, Jessie 28, Jessie 6, Maggie 4, Jno infant, embarked at Glasgow 25 April, at Liverpool 27 April, bound to Quebec, arriving 13 May 1882, 766 on board [Quebec, Quebec, Passenger Lists]
  • 1 June 1883, Alexander, born 13 May 1883, son of John Wilson stone cutter & Jessie Russell, informant mother Jessie Russell of Dundas Street [Ontario, Birth Registrations, East London]
  • 1884, "Wilson, John, stonecutter, h 259 McDougall ave.; Wilson, Mrs John, notions 259 McDougall ave, h same" [Michigan, Detroit, Detroit City Directory]
  • 12 Apr. 1884, 11th Ward, birth of Alexander Wilson 13 May 1883 at Toronto, parents John Wilson, stonecutter, and Jessie Wilson, res. Detroit, both b. Scotland [Michigan, Wayne County, Birth Records]
  • 1886, "Wilson, John, stonecutter, h e s Bellevue ave 1 s of Mack." [Michigan, Detroit, Detroit City Directory]
  • 1887, "Wilson, John, stonecutter, h w s Bellevue ave 1 s of Mack ave." [Michigan, Detroit, Detroit City Directory]
  • 18 May 1887, 15th Ward, birth of Annie Wilson 12 Feb. 1886 at Detroit, parents John Wilson, stonecutter, and Jessie Wilson, res. Detroit, both b. Scotland [Michigan, Wayne County, Birth Records]
  • 3 May 1890, 15th Ward, birth of Susie Wilson 5 Mar. 1889 at Detroit, parents John Wilson, stonecutter, and Jessie Wilson, res. Detroit, both b. Scotland [Michigan, Wayne County, Birth Records]
  • 1893, "Wilson, John, stonecutter, h 791 Bellevue av." [Michigan, Detroit, Detroit City Directory]
  • 1893-1905, James Walton, #4655, of Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders, joined at Edinburgh 21 Jan. 1893, plasterer of North Berwick, age 18y 10m at enlistment, private in 1st Bn at home from 20 Jan. 1893, private in 2nd Bn in India from 23 Nov. 1894, private in 1st Bn in South Africa from 18 Apr. 1902, at depot at home 9 Sep. 1902, transferred to Army Reserve 27 Jan. 1903, discharged 19 Jan. 1905; 3rd class certificate of education 30 Mar. 1893, 2nd class 16 Mar. 1897, certificate in nursing 30 Apr. 1897, in Northwest Frontier campaign 1897-98 "Tochi", in South Africa 1902, India Medal 1895 clasp, Punjab Frontier 1897-98, South Africa medal 1902, next of kin mother Mrs Jessie Wilson, 791 Bellevue Avenue, Detroit USA [British Army Records]
  • 1894, "Wilson, John, stonecutter, h 791 Bellevue av." [Michigan, Detroit, Detroit City Directory]
  • 1895, "Wilson, John, stonecutter, h 791 Bellevue av. ... Wilson, Maggie, clk Mich Optical Co, bds 791 Bellevue av." [Michigan, Detroit, Detroit City Directory]
  • 1898, "John Wilson, stonecutter, res 1616 James" [Nashville City Directory]
  • 31 July 1899, "For and in consideration of Four Hundred ($400.00) Dollars, paid and to be paid by John Wilson to L.J. Setters as follows: Two Hundred and Fifty Dollars cash in hand ... and the balance by three notes of even date herewith for Fifty Dollars $50.00 each, bearing 6% interest from date, drawn by John Wilson in favor of L.J. Setters, due and payable one, two, and three years after date ... L.J. Setters and Aleatha Setters have bargained and sold ... unto the said John Wilson, heirs and assigns, a certain tract or parcel of land in Davidson County, State of Tennessee as follows: Situated in Civil District No. 24 of said county ... [along Little Marrowbone Creek] ... containing 75.2 acres more or less. ... Witness our hands this 6th day of December 1897." [Tennessee, Davidson County, Land Records]
  • 6 Dec. 1899, John Wilson, stonecutter, died 6 Dec. 1899, at his residence at 1715 Hamilton Street, age 55, of phthisis tuberculosis, born 3 Dec. 1844 at Edinburgh, Scotland, interment at Paradise Ridge [Tennessee, Nashville, Death Registrations]
  • 7 Dec. 1899, "John Wilson died yesterday morning at his home, 1715 Hamilton Street. Funeral services will be held at the residence this morning and the interment will follow at the family burying ground, fourteen miles out on the White's Creek pike." [Tennessee, Nashville, Nashville American]
  • 13 June 1900, res. 1715 Hamilton Av. Nashville, 3rd Ward, Jessie Wilson widow 43 Scotland, Maggie 20 factory hand Scotland, John 19 coffin maker Scotland, Alexander 17 coffin painter Canada, Inez 14 factory hand MI, Susan 11 MI, Andrew 7 MI, William 5 TN [USA, 1900 Census, Tennessee, Davidson County]
  • 26 Feb. 1901, "For and in consideration of the sum of one dollar cash ... L.J. Setters assumes and agrees to pay three certain promissory notes drawn by John Wilson in favor of L.J. Setters for the sum of Fifty Dollars each dated December 6th 1897 and due in one, two, and three years after their respective dates and which were deferred payments on the tract of land sold by L.J. Setters to John Wilson December 6th 1897, containing about 75 acres ... We, John Wilson and Jessie Wilson his wife have bargained and sold ... unto the said L.J. Setters his heirs and assigns, a certain tract or parcel of land in Davidson County, State of Tennessee, as follows, situated in the 24th Civil District on the waters of Little Marrowbone Creek ... containing about 37 acres ... Witness our hands this 7 day of June 1899." [Tennessee, Davidson County, Land Records]
  • 1910, "Wilson, Jessie (widow John), res 383 S Avery pl ... Wilson, Andrew, wks Am Bag Co, bds 383 S Avery pl" [Tennessee, Memphis City Directory]
  • 16 Apr. 1910, res. 700 S Third St, Memphis, 11th Ward, Jessie Wilson widow 54 Scotland, Andrew 18 engraver MI, William 15 cigar maker MI, dau. Ina Walsh 24 laundry helper MI, son-law John 26 ax handle maker TN [USA, 1910 Census, Tennessee, Shelby County]
  • 1911, "Wilson, Jessie (wd John), res 700 S 3d ... Wilson, Andw, router, Am Bag Co, bds 700 S 3d ... Wilson Wm R, clk, bds 700 S 3d" [Tennessee, Memphis City Directory]
  • 1912, "Wilson, Jessie (wd John), res 700 S 3d ... Wilson, Andw, engr, Am Bag Co, bds 700 S 3d ... Wilson Wm R, wks Baum Cigar Co, bds 700 S 3d" [Tennessee, Memphis City Directory]
  • 1913, "Wilson, Jessie (wd John), res 700 S 3d ... Wilson, Andw, engr, Am Bag Co, bds 700 S 3d ... Wilson Wm R, appr Baum Cigar Co, bds 700 S 3d" [Tennessee, Memphis City Directory]
  • 1914, "Wilson, Jessie (wd John), res 700 S 3d ... Wilson, Andw, eng, Am Bag Co, bds 700 S 3d ... Wilson Wm R, appr Baum Cigar Co, bds 700 S 3d" [Tennessee, Memphis City Directory]
  • 1915, "Wilson, Jessie (wid John), res 700 S 3d ... Wilson, Andw, engr, Am Bag Co, bds 700 S 3d ... Wilson Wm R, cigarmaker Baum Cigar Co, bds 700 S 3d" [Tennessee, Memphis City Directory]
  • 17 July 1915, Maggie Martin, died 17 July 1915 at St. Thomas Hospital, 9th Ward, Nashville, of cardiac failure, age 32, born Scotland, father John George Wilson born Scotland, mother unknown, buried 18 July 1915 at Mt. Olivet, informant Dave & Edd Martin of 1044 Scovall St. [Tennessee, Death Registrations]
  • 1916, "Wilson, Jessie (wid John), res 691 S 3d ... Wilson, Andw, engr Am Bag Co, bds 691 S 3d ... Wilson Wm R, cigarmaker Baum Cigar Co, bds 691 S 3d" [Tennessee, Memphis City Directory]
  • 1917, "Wilson, Jessie (wid John), res 691 S 3d ... Wilson, Andw, engr Am Bag Co, bds 691 S 3d ... Wilson Wm R, cigar mkr A F Tate, bds 691 S 3d" [Tennessee, Memphis City Directory]
  • 4 May 1921, "For and in consideration of the sum of $400.00 in hand paid ... I, the undersigned Jessie Wilson (widow of John Wilson) and we, the undersigned Alex Wilson, Mrs. E.A. Martin, John George Wilson, William R. Wilson, Andrew Wilson, Mrs. Annie Walsh, and Mrs. J.A. Morgan children and heirs at law of said John Wilson have bargained and sold ... unto J.M. Setters, his heris and assigns, a certain tract or parcel of land, situated in the 14th Civil District of Davidson County, Tennessee, being the west part of same conveyed to said John Wilson by L.J. Setters ... [along] Little Morrowbone Creek ... containing 38.2 acre more or less ... Witness our hands this 6th day of January 1921 ... Personally appeared ... in and for said county and state, the within named Mrs. Jessie Wilson, Mrs. J.A. Morgan and Mrs. Annie Walsh ... 6th day of January 1921 ... Personally appeared ... at Memphis Tenn. ... Andrew Wilson ... 24th day of January 1921 ... Personally appeared ... at Memphis ... Mrs. E.A. Martin ... 25th day of January 1921 ... Personally appeared ... at Chicago Illinois ... John George Wilson ... 27 day of January 1921 ... Personally appeared ... in the city of Philadelphia the within named William R. Wilson ... twenty ninth of January 1921 ... Personally appeared ... at New York, N.Y. ... Alexander Wilson ... first day of February 1921" [Tennessee, Davidson County, Land Records]
  • 5 Apr. 1930, res. 1500 Edgmont Ave, Chester, 1st Ward, William Wilson 37 pipefitter MI, Lavina 40 grocery saleslady PA, mother Jessie widow 78 Scotland [USA, 1930 Census, Pennsylvania, Delaware County]
  • 21 Jan. 1938, Mrs Jessie Wilson Martin, died 21 Jan. 1938 at Memphis Baptist, of carcinoma of descending colon, age 60, married to E.A. Martin, residence 587 E. Gage, born in Scotland, parents John Wilson & Jessie Whitecross, both born in Scotland, buried 23 Jan. 1938 at Forest Hill, informant E.A. Martin [Tennessee, Death Registrations]
  • 23 Jan. 1938, "MARTIN - At Baptist Memorial Hospital, Friday morning, Jan. 21, 1938, at 8 o'clock, Mrs. E.A. Martin, aged 60 years, wife of E.A. Martin; mother of Clarence Edward and Chester William Martin, all of this city; daughter of Mrs. Jessie Wilson; sister of William Wilson, both of Chester, Pa.; Al Wilson, of New York City; John Wilson, of Chicago, Ill.; Andrew Wilson, of St. Louis, Mo.; Mrs. John Morgan and Mrs. Annie Vick of Nashville, Tenn. Funeral services conducted by the Rev. Comer H. Hastings will be held at the National Funeral Home, 1177 Union Avenue, this (Sunday) afternoon at 2 o'clock. Friends are invited. Interment in Forest Hill Cemetery. (Nashville, Tenn., papers please copy)." [Tennessee, Memphis, newspaper]
  • 27 Feb. 1944, Jessie Russell Wilson, died at 1500 Edgmont, Chester, age 92, of arteriosclerosis, widow of John, born in Scotland 9 Aug. 1852, mother Jessie Whitecross, in USA 60 years, in Chester 24 years, informant W Wilson of Chester, buried 3-1-44 in Chester Rural Cemetery [Pennsylvania, Death Registrations]
  • 15 Mar. 1959, William R. Wilson, died 15 Mar. 1959 at Crozer Hospital, Upland, of coronary occlusion, age 64, pipe fitter, born 14 Aug. 1894 in Michigan, residence 1500 Edgmont, Chester, widower of Lavinia R. Wilson, parents John G. Wilson & Jessie Russell, buried 17 Mar. 1959 at Chester Rural Cemetery, informant Alexander Wilson of 257 E. 68th St., New York, NY [Pennsylvania, Death Registrations]
  • 1959, Lot 377: Harry E Slawter died 10/5/1918 age 32, Lavinia R Slawter Wilson died 2/12/58 age 73, William H Slawter died 10/24/1918 age 15, Baby of W R Wilson died 5/10/1922, Frank H Bowen died 4/19/1919 age 40, William R Wilson died 3/15/1959 age 64, Richard P Slawter died 2/6/1924 age 67, Jessie D Wilson died 7/9/1925 age 4, Jessie Russell Wilson died 2/27/1944 age 92 [Pennsylvania, Chester, Chester Rural Cemetery, Records]
  • 8 June 1970, Annie Wilson Vick, died 6-8-70 at her residence 880 No. Dunlap, widow, age 84, born 2-12-1886 in Michigan, parents John Wilson & Jessie Jeanette Russell, buried 6-10-70 at Forest Hill, informant Robert E. Walsh [Tennessee, Death Registrations]
John George Wilson (1880-1958): m. Mary Ellen Ford (1885-1960)
  • 29 Sep. 1880, John George Wilson, born 11 Sep. 1880, 7:30 P.M., at Fowler Street, Tranent, son of John Wilson journeyman mason & Jessie Russell who were married 17 May 1875 at 198 New City Road, Glasgow, informant father John Wilson [Scotland, Birth Registrations, Tranent]
  • 1881, res. Fowler St., John Wilson 36 mason Ormiston, Jessie Russel 26 N Berwick, Jessie Wilson 5 Leith, Maggie 2 E Linton, John G 6m Tranent [Scotland, 1881 Census, Tranent]
  • 6 May 1882, S.S. Manitoban, Wilson, John mason 38, Jessie 28, Jessie 6, Maggie 2, John infant, all listed but then deleted from the list, embarked at Glasgow 19 April, contracted to land at C.W., arrived 6 May 1882 [Quebec, Quebec, Passenger Lists]
  • 13 May 1882, S.S. Buenos Ayrean, Jno Wilson 38, Jessie 28, Jessie 6, Maggie 4, Jno infant, embarked at Glasgow 25 April, at Liverpool 27 April, bound to Quebec, arriving 13 May 1882, 766 on board [Quebec, Quebec, Passenger Lists]
  • 13 June 1900, res. 1715 Hamilton Av. Nashville, 3rd Ward, Jessie Wilson widow 43 Scotland, Maggie 20 factory hand Scotland, John 19 coffin maker Scotland, Alexander 17 coffin painter Canada, Inez 14 factory hand MI, Susan 11 MI, Andrew 7 MI, William 5 TN [USA, 1900 Census, Tennessee, Davidson County]
  • 15 Aug. 1904, "DIED ... FORD - Sunday at 6:45 a.m., Aug. 14, 1904, Oney Ford, aged 22 years. Funeral from the residence, No. 1320 North Spruce street, this (Monday) afternoon at 2:45 o'clock, Aug. 15, 1904. Services at the Church of the Assumption at 3 o'clock. Interment at Mt. Calvary. The following gentlemen are requested to serve as pall-bearers: John Wilson, John Lassiter, John Marks, Chas. Darrow, Will Thrower, T.C. Patton. Carriages from Wiles & Karsch's." [Tennessee, Nashville, Nashville American]
  • 20 Dec. 1904, Johnnie Wilson and Mary Ford, witness L.C. Freeman [Tennessee, Davidson County, Marriages]
  • 20 Dec. 1904, Johnnie Wilson and Mary Ford, officiated by W. M. Drake, justice of the peace [Tennessee, Davidson County, Marriage Certificate]
  • 6 Oct. 1905, male Twins, born 6 Oct. 1905 to John Wilson and Mary Wilson at their residence, 1903 Woodard Ave., father musician born in Scotland, mother in Tennessee [Tennessee, Nashville, Birth Registrations]
  • 2 Jan. 1906, "1906 Jany 2, Wilson, Judge J., 150 Sec. 5 S.G. Range 8" [Tennessee, Nashville, Mount Olivet Cemetery, Records]
  • 2 Jan. 1906, "Died. ... Wilson - This morning at 4 o'clock, January 2, 1906, at the residence of his parents, on St. Louis Street, George J., infant son of Mr. and Mrs. John G. Wilson, aged 2 months and 21 days. Funeral from the residence of Mrs. Susie Ford, No. 1306 Sixteenth Avenue, North, this (Tuesday) afternoon at 2:30 o'clock, January 2. Interment at Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Carriages from Ge. A. Karsch." [Tennessee, Nashville, Nashville Banner]
  • 6 Sep. 1906, Oney Lyman Wilson, died of Entero-Colitis at 1706 Arthur Ave., buried at Mt. Olivet 7 Sep. 1906, born 6 Oct. 1905 in Tennessee, father J.G. Wilson, mother Mary Ford, father born in Scotland, mother born in Tennessee, informant father [Tennessee, Nashville, Death Registrations]
  • 27 Feb. 1907, female, born 26 Feb. 1907 to John Wilson and Mary Wilson at their residence, 1706 Arthur Ave., father machinist born in Scotland, mother born in Tennessee [Tennessee, Nashville, Birth Registrations]
  • 4 Nov. 1907, Susan Ford, died 4 Nov. 1907 at 1115 10 Ave. North, 2nd Ward, of uterine cancer, widow, housekeeper, born 13 Dec. 1864 in Pennsylvania, parents Thos McGoveran & Elen Roundtree, both born in Ireland, informant Mrs. J G Wilson of 1706 Arthur Ave., buried 7 Nov. 1907 at Mt. Olivet [Tennessee, Nashville, Death Registrations]
  • 20 Apr. 1910, res. 152 8th Ave N, Nashville, 7th Ward, John G Wilson 28 cabinet maker Scotland, Marry E 24 seamstress TN, Elloise J 3 TN [USA, 1910 Census, Tennessee, Davidson County]
  • 12 Sep. 1918, at Chicago, Illinois, John George Wilson, 755 E 37th St, b. 11 Sep. 1882, age 56, woodworker, employer Mr. Wheelar at 3920 Langley, nearest relative wife Mary Wilson [USA, World War I Draft Registrations]
  • 6 Jan. 1920, res. 1040 43rd St, Chicago, 3rd Ward, John G Wilson 37 woodworker Scotland, Mary 32 TN, Elosie 12 TN, bro Andrew 27 engraver MI, nephew John Martin 25 woodworker TN [USA, 1920 Census, Illinois, Cook County]
  • 1923, "Wilson, Jno. G., woodwkr, h 1036 E 43d" [Illinois, Chicago, Polk's Chicago Directory]
  • 25 Jan. 1925, Andrew Conley Wilson, born 25 Jan. 1925 at Chicago Memorial Hospital, 2814 Ellis Ave., Chicago, father John George Wilson cabinet maker born in Scotland, mother Mary Ford born in Nashville, Tennessee, residence 1036 E. 43rd St. [Illinois, Birth Registrations]
  • 1928, "Wilson, J.G., h 4716 Woodlawn av" [Illinois, Chicago, Polk's Chicago Directory]
  • 1940,"Wilson, Jno G 4638 N Racin ... SUN ysde-0296" [Illinois, Chicago, Telephone Directory]
  • 6 Apr. 1940, res. 4640 N Racine, Chicago, 48th Ward, John Wilson 56 joiner at cabinet manufacturer Scotland, Mary 51 TN, Andrew 15 IL; same residence in 1935 [USA, 1940 Census, Illinois, Cook County]
  • 29 June 1948, John George Wilson, age 65, height 5'11", weight 158 pounds, married, formerly British, residence 4638 N. Racine Ave., Chicago [Illinois, Northern District, Petitions for Naturalization]
  • 1950, "Wilson, John G 4638 N Racine ... SU nysid 4-0296" [Illinois, Chicago, Telephone Directory]
  • 29 Nov. 1958, John George Wilson, died at Memorial Hospital of Du Page of pulmonary edema from arteriosclerotic disease, age 76, buried at Acacia Park Cemetery 2 Dec. 1958, woodworker, born Sept. 11, 1882 in Scotland, residence 217 S. Villa, Elmhurst, for 8 months, father John Wilson, mother Jessie Russell [Illinois, Death Registrations]
  • 1 Dec. 1958, "Death Notices ... John G. Wilson of 217 S. Villa avenue, Elmhurst, beloved husband of Mary Ellen, nee Ford; dear father of Mrs. G.L. Weil of Highland Park and Andrew of Villa Park; grandfather of three; great-grandfather of seven; brother of four. Funeral Tuesday, 1 p.m., from funeral home, 350 S. Ardmore avenue, Villa Park. Interment Acacia Park. TE2-4161." [Illinois, Chicago, Chicago Daily Tribune]
  • 6 Oct. 1960, Mary Wilson, died at Presbyterian-St. Luke's Hospital, Chicago, of probable myocardial infarction due to chronic pyelonephritis, age 75, widow, residence 217 S. Villa, Elmhurst, born Sept. 2, 1885 at Nashville, Tennessee, parents Thomas Ford and Susan McGovern, informant Eloise Jessie Weil of 659 Park Ave. West, Highland Park, Illinois, buried 8 Oct. 1960 at Acacia Park Cemetery [Illinois, Death Registrations]
  • 7 Oct. 1960, "Death Notices ... Mary Ellen Wilson, nee Ford. of 217 S. Villa avenue, Elmhurst, beloved wife of the late John G.; dear mother of Mrs. G.L. Weil of Highland Park and Andrew of Villa Park; grandmother of four, great-grandmother of eight, sister of Susie Freeman of Nashville, Tenn. Funeral Saturday, 2 p.m., at funeral home, 350 S. Ardmore avenue, Villa Park. Interment Acacia Park. TE2-4161." [Illinois, Chicago, Chicago Daily Tribune]
  • 13 Oct. 1960, "Mary Wilson. Funeral rites for Mrs. Mary Ellen Wilson, 75, of 217 S. Villa av., Elmhurst, were held Saturday Oct. 8 in the Steuerle chapel, Villa Park, by the Rev. William Schneider of St. Mary Magdalen church. Burial was in Acacia Park cemetery. Mrs. Wilson died Thursday Oct. 6 of a lingering illness. She was born in Nashville, Tenn., and was a member of Chapter 953, OES. Survivors are a son, Andrew, Villa Park, a daughter Eloise Weil, Highland Park, a sister, Susie Freeman, Nashville, Tenn.; four grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Her husband, John, preceded her in death." [Illinois, Villa Park, Villa Park Argus]
  • 1960, "Father John G. Wilson 1882 1958", "Mother Mary Ellen Wilson 1885 1960" [Illinois, Norridge, Acacia Park Cemetery, Inscriptions]
Margaret Wilson (1878-1915): m. John Thomas Martin (1870-1914)
  • 20 June 1878, Maggie Wilson, born 10 June 1878, 6:45 A.M., at East Linton, daughter of John Wilson journeyman mason & Jessie Russell who were married 17 May 1875 at Glasgow, informant father John Wilson [Scotland, Birth Registrations, Prestonkirk]
  • 5 June 1880, res. McLemore St, Nashville, 14th Ward, James Martin 44 painter TN, Jane 33 TN, Charley 16 TN, David 15 TN, Thomas 12 TN, Lawrence 10 TN, Nancy 9 TN, Eddie 4 TN, Martha 2 TN [USA, 1880 Census, Tennessee, Davidson County]
  • 1881, res. Fowler St., John Wilson 36 mason Ormiston, Jessie Russel 26 N Berwick, Jessie Wilson 5 Leith, Maggie 2 E Linton, John G 6m Tranent [Scotland, 1881 Census, Tranent]
  • 6 May 1882, S.S. Manitoban, Wilson, John mason 38, Jessie 28, Jessie 6, Maggie 2, John infant, all listed but then deleted from the list, embarked at Glasgow 19 April, contracted to land at C.W., arrived 6 May 1882 [Quebec, Quebec, Passenger Lists]
  • 13 May 1882, S.S. Buenos Ayrean, Jno Wilson 38, Jessie 28, Jessie 6, Maggie 4, Jno infant, embarked at Glasgow 25 April, at Liverpool 27 April, bound to Quebec, arriving 13 May 1882, 766 on board [Quebec, Quebec, Passenger Lists]
  • 11 June 1900, res. 1122 N. College St, Nashville, 1st Ward, James W Martin 65 painter TN, Jane C 55 TN, Edward A 24 steamboat mate TN, Fannie F 19 soda works worker TN, Georgiana 17 candy factory dipper TN, Leroy 12 TN, Alonzo H 28 steamboat mate TN, Netta H 27 IL, Zorada 7 TN, William H 5 TN, Minnie E 3 TN, Joseph T 4m TN, bro John T Martin Sr 30 steamboat mate TN, nephew John T Martin Jr 6 TN, aunt Annie McGarr 86 wd TN, cousin Gus Copeland 24 painter TN [USA 1900 Census, Tennessee, Davidson County]
  • 13 June 1900, res. 1715 Hamilton Av. Nashville, 3rd Ward, Jessie Wilson widow 43 Scotland, Maggie 20 factory hand Scotland, John 19 coffin maker Scotland, Alexander 17 coffin painter Canada, Inez 14 factory hand MI, Susan 11 MI, Andrew 7 MI, William 5 TN [USA, 1900 Census, Tennessee, Davidson County]
  • 19 Apr. 1910, res. 1014 Scovell St., Nashville, 2nd Ward, John T Martin 41 steamboat captain TN, Margrate 28 Scotland, John T Jr 15 TN [USA, 1910 Census, Tennessee, Davidson County]
  • 18 July 1915, "OBITUARY NOTICES. Mrs. Maggie Martin. The funeral services of Mrs. Maggie Martin, who died Saturday afternoon at a local infirmary, will be held at her home, 432 Fifth Ave., N., Sunday afternoon at 3 o'clock. Mrs. Martin was the widow of the late Captain J.T. Martin. The funeral services will be conducted by Rev. A.S. Allen. The burial will be in Mount Olivet cemetery. The pallbearers will be as follows: Paul Ryman, Jack Saltzman, William Moore, Hunter Perry and Capt. T.H. Armstrong" [Tennessee, Nashville, Nashville American]
  • 1915, "Capt. J.T. Martin, Jan. 16, 1868, Sept. 10, 1914, his wife Maggie Martin, June 10, 1883, July 17, 1915" [Tennessee, Nashville, Mount Olivet Cemetery, Inscriptions]
Maurice Emmett Wilson (1906-1964): m. Norma Wiley (c1907--)
  • 5 Apr. 1930, res. 556 185th St, Maurice Wilson 23 wire lather TN, Norma 22 telephone operator NY, sisL Mary T Wiley 33 telephone supervisor NY [USA, 1930 Census, New York, New York County]
  • 8 Apr. 1940, res. 1629 Hering Ave, Maurice Wilson 33 fumigator TN, Norma 30 NY, Richard 6 NY, same house in 1935 [USA, 1940 Census, New York, Bronx County]
Susan Wilson (1889-1971): m. John Austin Morgan (1890-1971)
  • 3 May 1890, 15th Ward, birth of Susie Wilson 5 Mar. 1889 at Detroit, parents John Wilson, stonecutter, and Jessie Wilson, res. Detroit, both b. Scotland [Michigan, Wayne County, Birth Records]
  • 13 June 1900, res. 1715 Hamilton Av. Nashville, 3rd Ward, Jessie Wilson widow 43 Scotland, Maggie 20 factory hand Scotland, John 19 coffin maker Scotland, Alexander 17 coffin painter Canada, Inez 14 factory hand MI, Susan 11 MI, Andrew 7 MI, William 5 TN [USA, 1900 Census, Tennessee, Davidson County]
  • 28 Apr. 1910, res. 1527 Eleventh Ave, Nashville, 2nd Ward, John A Morgan 20 stove foundry painter TN, Susie M 20 MI [USA, 1910 Census, Tennessee, Davidson County]
  • 6 Jan. 1920, res. 1014 Scovel St, Nashville, 2nd Ward, John A Morgan 29 sheet metal worker TN, Susie M 29 MI, Russell A 9 TN, Howard A 8 TN, Robert E 5 TN, Charles E 2 TN [USA, 1920 Census, Tennessee, Davidson County]
  • 17 Apr. 1930, res. 2301 Seefried, Nashville, John Morgan 38 shoe factory pattern cutter TN, Susie 36 MI, Russle 18 hotel bellboy TN, Howard 17 TN, Robert 15 TN, Charles 12 TN, Hellen 9 TN, Francis 4 TN [USA, 1930 Census, Tennessee, Davidson County]
  • 3 Apr. 1940, res. 110 17th Ave No., Nashville, 9th Ward, Susie Bachman wd 43 MI, son Howard Morgan 25 auto repair painter TN, son Robert 23 TN, son Charles 21 hardware driller TN, dau Frances 14 TN, same place in 1935 [USA, 1940 Census, Tennessee, Davidson County]
  • 5 Apr. 1940, res. 1230 6th Ave No., Nashville, 1st Ward, J A Morgan div 50 stove factory laborer TN, roomer at Ed G Stricaland, same place in 1935 [USA, 1940 Census, Tennessee, Davidson County]
  • 10 June 1970, "Mrs. Annie Vick. Services for Mrs. Anne Wilson Vick of 880 North Dunlap will be at 2 p.m. today at Memphis Funeral Home on Union with burial in Forest Hill Cemetery. Mrs. Vick, who was 84, died Monday night at her home. She was the widow of Jerry Vick. She leaves a son, Robert Walsh of the home address; a brother, Al Wilson of New York City; and a sister, Mrs. Susie Morgan of Nashville." [Tennessee, Memphis, Commercial Appeal]
  • 24 Oct. 1971, "Death Notices ... MORGAN, Mrs. Susie Wilson - Friday evening October 22, 1971. Widow of the late John A. Morgan. Survived by 2 daughters, Mrs. P.L. (Helen) Shacklett, Nashville; and Mrs. L.A. (Frances) LaPointe, Mobile, Ala.; 4 sons, R.A. Morgan, Maryville, Tenn., Howard A. Morgan and Robert E. Morgan, both of Nashville and Charels E. Morgan, West Los Angeles, Calif.; brother, Al Wilson, New York; 17 grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren. Remains rest at the funeral home of Phillips Robinson Co., 2707 Gallatin Road where funearl services will be conducted Monday afternoon October 25 at 1 o'clock. Henry Silverman will officiate. Grandchildren and friends will serve as pallbearers. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery. PHILLIPS ROBINSON CO. Directors." [Tennessee, Nashville, Nashville Tennessean]
  • 1971, "Morgan, John A. 1890-1971, Susie W., 1890-1971" [Tennessee, Nashville, Woodlawn Cemetery, Inscriptions]
William Wilson (1894-1959): m. Lavinia Gill (1881-1958)
  • 4 June 1900, res. Lower Chichester Twp, Margaret Gill 51 wd Ireland immig 1865, Wm 29 weaver PA, Jas 25 weaver PA, Susan 22 weaver PA, Joseph 20 weaver PA, Lavinia 18 weaver PA, Edward 16 carder PA, cousin Willet 10 PA [USA, 1900 Census, Pennsylvania, Delaware County]
  • 13 June 1900, res. 1715 Hamilton Av. Nashville, 3rd Ward, Jessie Wilson widow 43 Scotland, Maggie 20 factory hand Scotland, John 19 coffin maker Scotland, Alexander 17 coffin painter Canada, Inez 14 factory hand MI, Susan 11 MI, Andrew 7 MI, William 5 TN [USA, 1900 Census, Tennessee, Davidson County]
  • 28 Mar. 1907, Helen Slawter died 28 Mar. 1907 at 704 Potter St, Chester, age 10 months, born 28 May 1906 at Chester, parents Harry E. Slawter (born Philadelphia) and Levina Gill (born Wallingford PA), buried 29 Mar. 1907 at St. Thomas Cemetery [Pennsylvania, Death Registrations]
  • 16 Apr. 1910, res. 700 S Third St, Memphis, 11th Ward, Jessie Wilson widow 54 Scotland, Andrew 18 engraver MI, William 15 cigar maker MI, dau. Ina Walsh 24 laundry helper MI, son-in-law John 26 ax handle maker TN [USA, 1910 Census, Tennessee, Shelby County]
  • 23 Apr. 1910, res. 110 E Thirteenth St, Chester, 2nd Ward, Harry E Slaughter 24 cylinder cleaner PA, Lavinia 27 PA, William 5 PA, father Richard 53 gardener PA, boarder Herbert Finney 34 chipper PA [USA, 1910 Census, Pennsylvania, Delaware County]
  • 5 June 1917, William R Wilson, age 23, cigar maker, not employed at present, res. 691 South Third, Memphis TN, born 16 Aug. 1894 at Detroit MI, single [USA, World War I Draft Registrations]
  • 24 Oct. 1918, William Slaughter, died 24 Oct. 1918 at 213 E 13 St, Chester, of bronchopneumonia due to La Grippe, age 15, born 8 May 1903 in Pennsylvania, parents Harry Slawter and Lavinia Gill, buried 28 Oct. 1918 at Chester Rural Cemetery, informant Mrs Harry Slawter of 213 E 13th Chester [Pennsylvania, Death Registrations]
  • 5 Jan. 1920, res. 213 Thirteenth St, Chester, 2nd Ward, Lavinia R Slawter wd 38 boarding house keeper PA, boarder Richard P 62 steel company laborer PA, boarder William R Wilson 25 shipyard pipefitter MI, 6 more boarders [USA, 1920 Census, Pennsylvania, Delaware County]
  • 10 May 1922, Baby Wilson, female, stillborn 10 May 1922 at Crozer Hospital, Upland, premature 7 months, parents W. B. Wilson and Lavinia Slawter, buried 12 May 1922 at Chester Rural Cemetery, informant W. B. Wilson at 1410 Edg. Ave, Chester [Pennsylvania, Death Registrations]
  • 9 July 1925, Jessie Dorothy Wilson, died 9 July 1925 at 1410 Edgmont, Chester, of acute gastrointestinal intoxication, age 4, born 22 Mar. 1921 at Chester PA, parents W. M. Wilson and Lavinia, informant Mrs. W. M. Wilson at 1410 Edg. Ave., buried 11 July 1925 at Chester Rural Cemetery [Pennsylvania, Death Registrations]
  • 5 Apr. 1930, res. 1500 Edgmont Ave, Chester, 1st Ward, William Wilson 37 shipyard pipefitter MI, Lavina 40 grocery saleslady PA, mother Jessie wd 78 Scotland immig 1867 [USA, 1930 Census, Pennsylvania, Delaware County]
  • 1 May 1940, res. 1500 Edgmont Ave, Chester, 1st Ward, Lavene Wilson 58 own confectionery PA, husband William 45 shipyard pipefitter, same house in 1935 [USA, 1940 Census, Pennsylvania, Delaware County]
  • 27 Apr. 1942, William Russel Wilson, age 46, born 16 Aug. 1896 at Detroit MI, res. 1500 Edgmont St., Chester PA, phone 29318, employed by Sun Ship, Chester PA, known by Mrs. Lavinia R Wilson [USA, World War II Draft Registrations]
  • 12 Feb. 1958, Lavinia R. Wilson, died 12 Feb. 1958 at residence, 1500 Edgmont, Chester, of acute cardiac failure due to diabetes, age 73, storekeeper, born 7 Nov. 1884 in Pennsylvania, spouse William R. Wilson, parents unknown, buried 15 Feb. 1958 at Chester Rural Cemetery [Pennsylvania, Death Registrations]
  • 15 Mar. 1959, William R. Wilson, died 15 Mar. 1959 at Crozer Hospital, Upland, of coronary occlusion, age 64, pipe fitter, born 14 Aug. 1894 in Michigan, residence 1500 Edgmont, Chester, widower of Lavinia R. Wilson, parents John G. Wilson & Jessie Russell, buried 17 Mar. 1959 at Chester Rural Cemetery, informant Alexander Wilson of 257 E. 68th St., New York, NY [Pennsylvania, Death Registrations]
  • 1959, Lot 377: Harry E Slawter died 10/5/1918 age 32, Lavinia R Slawter Wilson died 2/12/58 age 73, William H Slawter died 10/24/1918 age 15, Baby of W R Wilson died 5/10/1922, Frank H Bowen died 4/19/1919 age 40, William R Wilson died 3/15/1959 age 64, Richard P Slawter died 2/6/1924 age 67, Jessie D Wilson died 7/9/1925 age 4, Jessie Russell Wilson died 2/27/1944 age 92 [Pennsylvania, Chester, Chester Rural Cemetery, Records]