PIONEER WILSON FAMILY


 
1.  SUEL WILSON (son of ALEXANDER & HULDAH (GILBERT) WILSON
of Putney, VT) was born 21 Aug 1779.  He died (GS) 16 Nov 1827, buried with
his wife and five of their children in Evans Mills Cemetery, LeRay, JEFFERSON
COUNTY, NEW YORK.  A marker on his gravestone indicated he was a veteran
of the War of 1812.  

He married in 1799 

CHLOE (SHELDON) HARRIS, who was born 25 Apr 1780, daughter of James
& Mary (Cheseboro) (Lord) Sheldon and widow of John Harris of Martinsweeks.
She died (GS), 19 Dec 1827, age 47 years. They emigrated to Jefferson County
about the year 1805 settling in the town of LeRay, where they raised a family 
of 11 children, eight sons & 3 daughters.

Children, WILSON:

     2     i   LYMAN WILSON married RUTH CAREY

     3    ii   ABEL WILSON married MARY BARRETT

+    4   iii   ALEXANDER WILSON married SARAH ADAMS

     5    iv   ISABEL WILSON 

     6     v   SUEL/SEWELL WILSON married LOUISA (---)

     7    vi   HARRIET WILSON

     8   vii   CHAUNCEY WILSON married SARAH (---)

     9  viii   GEORGE E. WILSON married ALMEDA RICHMOND, daughter 
               of JOHN K. & ROCKSENE (SAMBLIN) RICHMOND

    10    ix   ELIAS WILSON married MARY JANE HOWARD

    11     x   WARREN WILSON

    12    xi   CHLOE ANN WILSON


4.  ALEXANDER WILSON (son of SUEL & CHLOE (SHELDON) WILSON)
was born 3 May 1805 at Hoosick, NY.  They went by team from Jefferson
County, NY in 1843 to Harmony, Illinois.  They bought a piece of farm land,
built a house and gave a corner of the land for a school house.  Later, they 
built a new house.  This land was in Coral Township, four miles west of 
Huntley.  He died 23 Jan 1887 Huntley ILL. 

He married 1831 in Jefferson County 

SARAH ADAMS, daughter of JOSEPH & AZUBA (HENRY) ADAMS.  She
was born 19 Feb 1814 at Nelson/Cheshire Co NH. (Her lineage goes back to the
two presidents).  She died 27 Mar 1887, Huntley ILL.

Children, WILSON:

    13     i   GEORGE WILSON married HARRIET MARSHALL

    14    ii   MARIETTE WILSON married GEORGE DEAN

    15   iii   ALEXANDER HAMILTON WILSON

    16    iv   EMMA A. WILSON

    17     v   AMELIA E. WILSON married RICHARD DEAN

    18    vi   ELMINA ELIZA WILSON married (1) DAVID M. WILLIAMS 
                                   son of JAMES WILLIAMS 

    19   vii   HARRIET/HATTIE PAMELA WILSON married CHRIST? PUTNAM

+   20  viii   RUTH EMMA WILSON married JAIRUS HITCHCOX, son of    
                ASAHEL & MELINDA AMELIA (DAVIS) HITCHCOX         
         
         
20.  RUTH EMMA WILSON (daughter of ALEXANDER & SARAH (ADAMS)
WILSON) was born 24 May 1853 at Huntly ILL  She died 31 Jan 1941 at
Pipestone MN

She married Jan 7 1880  at Huntley ILL                               

JAIRUS HITCHCOX, son of ASAHEL & MELINDA AMELIA (DAVIS)
HITCHCOX.  He was born 3 APR 1856 at Pompia Twp, OnondagaCO/NY)
and died 16 Oct 1919 Pipestone MN.  His grandparents were Samuel & Roxenath
(Benedict) Hitchcox

Children, HITCHCOX: 

    21     i   MYRTLE ADEL HITCHCOX married HARRY ANDERSON GANO

    22    ii   VERA LEONA HITCHCOX married CLARENCE J. LONGSTREET

    23   iii   AURA MAE HITCHCOX married WALTER JOSEPH MUTZ
 

For further information, contact:
Honee Longstreet

888 121st St Pipestone, MN 56164


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