.
James Washington Wilson
and
Elizabeth McCullen
.

Page Updated 14 Feb 2015
with the discovery of the family in the 1870 census


Page Started 19 Sep 2014

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Meet Nathaniel's and Jane's 11 Known Children!
Eight of them have their own pages: click their links below.


24.01--Mary Burdine Wilson, m1. Isom Gwin; m2. Rev. John Steadman; 2 ch.;
24.02--John Jones Wilson, m. Sarah B. Roark; 4 ch.;
24.03--William Wilson, died as infant
24.04--Roseanne Carlisle Jones "Roe" Wilson, m. William Gwin; 8 ch.;
24.05--Ezekiel Monroe Wilson, m. Sarah Jane Cole; 7-8 ch.;
24.06--William Bramwell Wilson, m. Virginia Rowe; 2 ch.;
24.07--Joseph Jones Abernathy Wilson, m. Mary E. High; 4 ch.;
24.08--James Washington Wilson; m. Elizabeth McCullen; at least 4 ch.
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24.09--Samuel Rutherford Wilson; m. never; no ch.
24.10--Nathaniel Marion Wilson; m. prob. never; prob. no ch.
24.11--Isham Griffin Wilson; m1. Antoinette; m2. Amanda A.; 6 ch.;


Now here is what little we know so
far of James' and Elizabeth's family,
from the 1850, 1860, & 1870 censuses:



24.08--James Washington Wilson, b. 11 Dec 1832 in AL (according to Uncle James' notes); d. after 12 Nov 1875--see following note in orange text; bd. unk.; m. on 29 Oct 1857 in Dallas Co., AL, to Elizabeth "Eliza" McCullen (b. ca. 1835 in AL; d. unk.; bd. unk.); at least four ch.;
[listed as James W. Wilson, 17 and b. in AL, in the 16 Nov 1850 census of Pences, Dallas Co., AL]
[listed as James W. Wilson, 26 and b. in AL, in the 23 Jun 1860 census of Benton and Selma POs, Oldtown, Dallas Co., AL]
[listed as J. W. Wilson, 38, b. AL, in the
9 Aug 1870 census of Ward 11, (Winnsboro P. O.), Franklin Par., LA]

[listed as E. M. Wilson, 25 and b. in AL, in the 23 Jun 1860 census of Benton and Selma POs, Oldtown, Dallas Co., AL]
[listed as E. Wilson, 35, b. AL, in the
9 Aug 1870 census of Ward 11, (Winnsboro P. O.), Franklin Par., LA]

[ John M. Gwin Note:  According to Dallas County Courthouse Probate Court file #65,  on 12 Nov 1875, James W. Wilson, over 21 years, was residing at Warsaw, Franklin Parish, LA.  (I couldn't find Warsaw in Franklin Parish--located about 35 mi. due w. of Vicksburg, MS--but in Madison Parish, adjacent to and east of Franklin, there is the unincorporated town of Warsaw Ferry).  In 1870, the Wilsons' nearest post office was Winnsboro, the seat of Franklin Parish.].

Name: James W. Wilson
Gender: Male
DOM: 29 Oct 1857
POM: Dallas, Alabama
Spouse: Eliza McCullen
FHL Film#: 1533429 IT 6-7

In Nov 1850, these two families--Nathaniel Burdine Wilson on the left and Isom Gwin on the right--were next-door neighbors in Pences Beat, Dallas Co., AL.  Nathaniel's oldest daughter, Mary Burdine Wilson Gwin, 34, was Isom's wife and sister of our James Wilson, 17.

Name: James W Wilson
Age: 17
Birth Year: abt 1833
Birthplace: Alabama
Home in 1850: Pences, Dallas, AL
Gender: Male
Family Number: 735
Household Members:
Name Age
N B Wilson 58
Jane Wilson 56
W B Wilson 22
James W Wilson 17
N M Wilson 13
I G Wilson 9

Name: I Gwinn
Age: 33
Birth Year: abt 1817
Birthplace: Alabama
Home in 1850: Pences, Dallas, AL
Gender: Male
Family Number: 736
Household Members:
Name Age
I Gwinn 33
Mary B Gwinn 34
Mary J Gwinn 12
Martha R Gwinn 6

25.01--M. E. Wilson, son? dau?, b. ca. 1859 in AL; d. unk.; bd. unk.; m. unk.; unk. ch.
[listed as M. E. Wilson, 1, male, b. in AL, in the 23 Jun 1860 census of Benton and Selma POs, Oldtown, Dallas Co., AL]
[listed as M. E. Wilson, 11, female, b. AL, in the 9 Aug 1870 census of Ward 11
, (Winnsboro P. O.), Franklin Par., LA]

25.02--J. L. Wilson, dau., b. ca. 1862 in AL; d. unk.; bd. unk.; m. unk.; unk. ch.
[listed as J. L. Wilson, 8, female, b. AL, in the 9 Aug 1870 census of Ward 11, (Winnsboro P. O.), Franklin Par., LA]

25.03--M. Wilson, dau., b. ca. 1864 in AL; d. unk.; bd. unk.; m. unk.; unk. ch.
[listed as M. Wilson, 6, female, b. AL, in the 9 Aug 1870 census of Ward 11, (Winnsboro P. O.), Franklin Par., LA]

25.04--E. T. Wilson, son, b. ca. 1866 in AL; d. unk.; bd. unk.; m. unk.; unk. ch.
[listed as E. T. Wilson, 4, male, b. AL, in the 9 Aug 1870 census of Ward 11, (Winnsboro P. O.), Franklin Par., LA]



Some Good Communication


From: "pamela farr" <dragonfly1074@hotmail.com>
Date: Fri Sep 24, 2004  07:18:25 AM US/Mountain
To: jmcdgwin@zianet.com
Subject: farr brothers

Dear John,
Thank you so much for the information that you sent.  I am searching for the father of two brothers who migrated into Hinds Co. MS in the early 1830's.  the brothers were James Wilson Farr and George Washington Farr. I believe there was a third brother named Charles Kavanaugh Farr.  Due to the names of their children, I strongly feel that they were from the Ephraim Farr line. Your information listed Farrs and Wilsons which I had to check out. Ephraim Farr's daughter married a James Wilson and Ephraim's good friend was also a Wilson.  Thanks again for taking time to answer my query.
Sincerely, Pamela



Begin forwarded message:

From: "Mark Hall" <mhall4@tampabay.rr.com>
Date: February 18, 2007 3:17:44 PM MST
To: "John Gwin" <jmcdgwin@zianet.com>
Subject: Wilson Genealogy

Hello John,

I have found a little more information on James Washington WILSON and Isham Griffin WILSON.
I don't know if you already have this information or not.

James Washington Wilson married Elizabeth McCullen in Dallas County on 29 Oct 1857.
They were enumerated on page 785 of the 1860 Dallas County census, they had one son, M. E., age 1.
I can't find any of this family on a later census. James might have died in the War Between the States.
There was a James WILSON in CO. A 4th Ala. Infantry. This company was raised in Dallas County.
 
I found an Antonett ADAMS on page 266A of the 1850 Dallas County census age 2, and the head
of the household was John D. ADAMS, physician, with his wife, Arenath. This same family was
enumerated on page 908 of the 1860 Dallas County census, it lists Antonett as 10 years old.
On the 1870 Dallas County census A. ADAMS (widow of John D.) is head of the house and Isham
WILSON and his wife Amanda are in the household. There was no Amanda ADAMS on either
the 1850 or 1860 Dallas County census.

Is it possible that Amanda A. is actually Amanda Antoinette ADAMS? Do you have a death date
for Antoinette? I found where an Isham G WILSON married a Lovina LOCKHART in Perry County
on 11 JUL 1883. He was again a widower by the 1900 Marengo County census, ED 60 sheet 15B,
stamped page number 64B. In the household with him were 3 of his sons: Bernice G.age 27,
Leonce age 18, and Ely R. age 13.

Bernice G. and Leonce Russell became lawyers, but I can't find Ely R. after the 1900 census.
Leonce registered for the World War I draft in Marengo County.

I hope everything is going well for you.
Best Regards,
Mark Hall





In Feb 2015 we found this family in the 1870 census of Franklin Parish, LA,
which increased our knowledge of them by three children:




Name: M E Wilson
Age: 11
YOB: abt 1859
POB: Alabama
Home
in
1870:
Ward 11, Franklin, Louisiana
Race: White
Gender: Female (but male in 1860!)
P. O.: Winnsboro
House-
hold:
Name Age
J W Wilson 38
E Wilson 35
M E Wilson 11
J L Wilson 8
W Wilson 6
E T Wilson 4