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From: "montrose" <>
Subject: Re: [NJSUSSEX-L] WILSON
Date: Sun, 7 Jan 2001 10:40:01 -0500


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> From: "Butch & Sher" <>
> To: <>
> Sent: Sunday, January 07, 2001 1:14 PM
> Subject: [NJSUSSEX-L] WILSON
>
>
> > Anyone researching Sussex Co. WILSONs from the 1700's?
> > Sheryl Gunderman Robinson
>
> Below is information on a Wilson family of Wantage.
>
> J. Kelsey Jones
>
>
> Andrew Wilson is related to have been b. 30 Nov 1726 Scotland, emigrating
to
> this country from Ireland. He is related to have served in the French and
> Indian War, being wounded at the Battle of Ticonderoga and was perhaps a
> prisoner for a period of time. Andrew m. 29 Aug 1750 Martha Ferguson b. 5
> Mar 1731 perhaps a daughter of Benjamin and Hannah Ferguson. They are
> related to have been among the first six people who formed a Methodist
class
> in Wantage Township, Sussex County, New Jersey. Martha d. 16 Feb 1802.
Will
> of Andrew dated 29 Mar 1802 Wantage Township bequeathing all land to son,
> Abiah; Abiah to pay my daughter, Martha Titsworth $50; daughters, Mary
> Westbrook, Catherine Elston, Hope Decker, Margaret DeWitt, and Martha
> Titsworth, the proceeds of household furniture; sons, Joseph, Benjamin,
> Andrew, Adda, Neri, Hiram, and Ferguson, the proceeds of sale of remainder
> of moveable estate, son Andrew's share to be held in hands of executor.
> Executors, sons, Joseph and Abiah and son-in-law, Richard Westbrook.
> Inventory filed 10 Nov 1802 and Will proved 17 Nov 1802 (Liber 40:186).
> Andrew d. 6 Nov 1802 believed to be buried in a cemetery on their farm
that
> no longer exists. In the Wantage Recorder newspaper of August 12, 1910 is
> made mention of this cemetery. The land upon which the cemetery was
located
> passed to their son, Abiah and in turn to his son, Philetus which was
owned
> by Charles G. Wilson in 1910, a grandson of Philetus.
>
> 1. Mary Wilson b. 13 Aug 1751.
> 2. Joseph Wilson b. 29 Oct 1752.
> 3. Benjamin Wilson b. 24 May 1754.
> 4. Andrew Wilson b. 27 Nov 1755.
> 5. Catherine Wilson b. 15 Sept 1757.
> 6. Hope Wilson b. 1 Jan 1760.
> 7. Jacob Wilson b. 23 May 1761.
> 8. Margaret Wilson b. 17 July 1763.
> 9. Addi Wilson (twin) b. 24 May 1765.
> 10. Neri Wilson (twin) b. 24 May 1765.
> 11. Martha Wilson b. 14 Feb 1767.
> 12. Hiram Wilson b. 4 Mar 1769.
> 13. Ferguson Wilson b. 2 May 1771.
> 14. Abiah Wilson b. 9 Mar 1773.
>
> 1. Mary Wilson b. 13 Aug 1751 m. 20 Apr 1770 (Machackemeck Church) Richard
> Westbrook b. 1 June 1743 son of Johannes Dirckse and Sara Tack. Members of
> Clove Dutch Reformed Church, Clove Valley, Wantage Township, Sussex
County,
> New Jersey, Richard an elder. Richard d. 13 Mar 1807 82y 9m 12d (ts) and
> Mary d. 20 Jan 1808 56y 5m 7d (ts) Old Clove Cemetery, Wantage Township,
> Sussex County, New Jersey.
>
> 15. Naoma Westbrook b. 14 June 1772 m. Bowdewin Decker.
> 16. Mary Westbrook b. 22 Feb 1774 m. Nathaniel VanAuken.
> 17. Sarah Westbrook b. c. 1776 m. Stephen Decker.
> 18. Permelia Westbrook b. c. 1778/80 m. Solomon Westfall.
> 19. Charlotte Westbrook b. 20/30 Nov 1782 m. Obadiah Pellet.
> 20. Margery Westbrook b. 1785 m. Peter Hoppaugh.
> 21. Frederick Westbrook b. 6 June 1789.
> 22. Richard Westbrook b. 16 Dec 1790 m. Mahala Titsworth.
> 23. Abiah Westbrook b. 13 June 1796 (Clove Church) Asenath Pellet.
>
> 14. Abiah Wilson b. 9 Mar 1773 m. Mary Lobden. Abiah d. 15 Nov 1827 and
Mary
> d. 9 Feb 1855.
>
> 24. son b. 26 Jan 1794.
> 25. Andrew Wilson b. 15 Apr 1797.
> 26. Eliza Wilson b. 18 July 1798.
> 27. Julia Wilson b. 17 Nov 1800.
> 28. Matthias Wilson b. 25 Oct 1801.
> 29. Eliza Wilson b. 4 July 1804 m. William Stoddard d. 4 July 1847.
> 30. Samuel Wilson b. 6 Feb 1806.
> 31. Augustus Wilson b. 2 July 1807.
> 32. Philetus Wilson b. 11 Mar 1809 m. Clarissa Wilson.
> 33. James Wilson b. 9 July 1810.
> 34. daughter b. 1 Apr 1811.
> 35. Mary Wilson b. 18 May 1812 m. John Fuller d. 16 Aug 1844.
> 36. Abiah Wilson b. 23 Apr 1814.
> 37. Lebeus Wilson b. 17 Aug 1817 d. 8 Apr 1846.
> 38. Lida Wilson b. 1 Mar 1819 m. James Coe.
>
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