Wilson family documents
Scope and Content
This collection contains documents pertaining to the Wilson family from 1825-1899. Documents include a marriage license, land lot certificates, military discharge certificates, receipts, geneological papers, a letter, and a will.
- Wilson family (Family)
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This collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use
Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.
David Wilson (1802-1880) was born to father Wiliam Wilson. He married Nancy Wheeler in 1823. David Wilson served in the military, and in 1825 he was appointed Second Lieutenant of the 355th district company militia. He later served in the Confederate army. David and Nancy had three sons, James Jordan Wilson (1827-1863), Francis M. Wilson (1833-1876), and John David Wilson (1838-1916). In 1867, John David Wilson married Emma Sentell (1850-1901). The couple had eight children, Alonzo Wilson (1873-1875), John David Wilson Jr. (1875-1943), William Marion Wilson (1875-1896), Robert Lewis Wilson (1878-1879), Elizabeth Harriet Wilson (1880-1881), Nona WIlson (1886-?), James Wilson (1888-?), and Ethel Wilson (1899-?). The family lived in Fulton County, Georgia.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This collection was processed in 2017.
- Wilson family documents
- Kelley Warrington
- April 2017
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid is written in English.