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From: "kelsey jones" <>
Subject: Re: [NJSUSSEX] (no subject)
Date: Thu, 28 Aug 2008 21:24:55 -0400
I am also interested in this family. James Wilson b. 1 Apr 1794 and Estill
Wilson b. 20 Oct 1796 must have been the youngest children and their father
James Wilson evidently died in 1794 as on 25 May 1794 on behalf of Lydia,
John, Sarah, James, and Estell, minor children of James Wilson, Samuel
Wilson and Jesse Dennis were appointed (Sussex County Estate file 804S).
James and Estill were part of the extensive migration of Sussex County, New
Jersey families that removed to Wells and Columbia Townships in Bradford
James Wilson b. 1 Apr 1794 m. 26 June 1813 in Sussex County, New Jersey,
Elizabeth Predmore b. 14 Sept 1788 New Jersey daughter of Joseph Predmore
and Margaret Harker. James first appears on the 1824 assessment list of
Wells Township, Bradford County, Pennsylvania acquiring property of Ezra
Kelly. Enumerated beside brother Estill in Wells Township, Bradford County,
Pensnylvania in 1830. James last appears on the 1834 assessment list of
Wells. Enumerated in Rutland Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania in 1840.
James appears on the 1844 assessment list of Sullivan Township, Tioga County
where they continued to reside, farmer. Elizabeth d. 24 Sept 1865 77y (ts)
and James d. 8 Oct 1865 71y 6m 7d (ts) Wood Cemetery, Sullivan Township.
1. John H. Wilson b. 10 Apr 1818 m. Emily Burton.
2. Sarah Ann Wilson b. 29 Apr 1821 d. 30 July 1821.
3. William Wilson b. 27 Oct 1823 m. Salome Howe.
4. Hiram H. Wilson b. 14 June 1826 m. Mary Rockwell.
5. James D. Wilson b. 5 Oct 1827 m. Angeline Chambers.
Estill Wilson b. 20 Oct 1796 is related to have served War of 1812, m. 22
Sept 1817 (Sussex County, New Jersey marriage record) Mary McWhorter, often
known as Polly, b. 18 July 1795 New York daughter of John McWhorter and
Margaret Carr. Estill and Mary removed to Wells Township, Bradford County,
Pennsylvania and were enumerated in Wells in 1820 with one male under age
ten (b. 1811-20), one male of age twenty six and under age forty five (b.
1776-94), and one female of age sixteen and under age twenty six (b.
1775-84). Estill first appears on the 1821 assessment list of Wells.
Residence was in south central Wells north of Aspinwall (now Coryland) and
near Rowley Hill on warrant parcel 1389. Mary's sister Sarah McWhorter and
husband Joseph Holly and Estill's brother James Wilson and wife Elizabeth
Predmore resided near them. He is the Esther Wilson enumerated on the 1830
census of Wells with one male under age five (b. 1826-30), one male of age
five and under age ten (b. 1821-25), one male of age ten and under age
fifteen (b. 1816-20), one male of age thirty and under age forty (b.
1791-1800), one female of age five and under age ten (b. 1821-25), and one
female of age thirty and under age forty (b. 1791-1800). On the 1839
assessment list is the notation "removed." Enumerated on Rutland Hill,
Sullivan Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania in 1840 with two males of age
ten and under age fifteen (b. 1826-30), one male of age forty and under age
fifty (b. 1791-1800), one female of age five and under age ten (b. 1831-35),
one female of age fifteen and under age twenty (b. 1821-25), and one female
of age forty and under age fifty (b. 1791-1800). Enumerated in Southport,
Chemung County, New York in 1850. Mary d. 26 May 1855 59y 10m 8d (ts) Maple
Grove Cemetery, Horseheads, Chemung County. Estill removed to Wisconsin and
m. 12 Aug 1855 (Waupaca County marriage record) in Waupaca County,
Wisconsin, Mary Ann Hall. Estill and wife Amelia b. c. 1812 Vermont were
enumerated in Stevens Point, Portage County, Wisconsin in 1860, laborer.
Estill may be the Hick Wilson, age 75, enumerated with William Wilson in
Amherst, Portage County in 1870. Amelia was enumerated in the City of
Stevens Point in 1870 living alone. Estill d. 25 Mar 1875 78y 5m 5d (ts)
Greenwood Cemetery, Amherst Township.
1. James Wilson b. 29 May 1818 Sussex County, New Jersey.
2. daughter b. 1821-25.
3. William Wilson b. 1826 Wells.
4. Robert Wilson b. 14 Apr 1829 Wells.
5. Lydia Wilson b. c. 1832 Wells.
J. Kelsey Jones
[mailto:]On Behalf Of William Bilhorn
Sent: Thursday, August 28, 2008 7:23 PM
Subject: [NJSUSSEX] (no subject)
I am trying to obtain information about James and Susannah Wilson who lived
in Sussex New Jersey in the 1790's. They had children born in Sussex County
New Jersey - James Wilson b April 1, 1794, and Estill Wilson b October 20
1796. Any information about these folks will be sincerely appreciated.
William Wilson Bilhorn
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