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George Wilson[1]

Male 1793 - 1849


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  • Name  George Wilson 
    Born  6 Nov 1793  Washington County, NY, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Occupation  Farmer 
    Died  14 Dec 1849 
    Notes 

    • George was the father of Rodolphus B. He was born in Washington County Nov. 6, 1793, and came to Lewis County in 1814, locating is Harrisburgh, on the farm now owned by William Rook. His life occupation was that of a farmer. His wife was Mary Ann Bush, daughter of John Bush, of Harrisburgh, who was born May 23, 1799. George Wilson died Dec. 14, 1849. His wife died Oct. 13, 1882.
      Their children were four: -
      Jane born Apr. 15, 1826, married Allen Snell, Oct. 14, 1848 and died Dec. 29, 1877; Rodolph, who died at the age of one year; Rodolphus B.; Anna Maria, born July 16, 1830 married the Rev. Willett Vary, who died, and she married his brother, John Vary.
      Rodolphus Bush Wilson, the third of these children, was born in Harrisburgh, Lewis County, Nov. 1, 1829, in which town his early life was passed on the farm. He received the education of the common schools and adopted the life of a farmer, in which business he has been more than ordinarily prosperous. In Jan.uary, 1862, he removed from Harrisburgh and settled in the town of Denmark, where he has since resided. He is regarded by his fellow townsmen as a man of honor and integrity in all business matters, and faithful and true in his friendships.
      On the 16th of January, 1857, he married Amelia A.
      Schultz, daughter of Solomon Schultz , of Denmark, who was born in that town, December 6, 1832. Their children are: - George Frank, born June 19, 1859; James Addison born August 22, 1869; and Fay L., born Feb. 28, 1874.
      -from “History of Lewis County” pages 215 & 216
    Person ID  I438  Switzer Family
    Last Modified  26 Mar 2009 

    Father  John Wilson,   b. Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Oct 1813, Washington County, NY, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Anna Maria Switzer,   b. 28 Jul 1761, Courtmatrix, Limerick, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F84  Group Sheet

    Family/Spouse  Mary Anne Bush,   b. 23 May 1799, Harrisburg, Lewis, NY, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Oct 1882 
    Children 
     1. Jane Wilson,   b. 15 Apr 1826,   d. 29 Dec 1877
     2. Rodolph Wilson
     3. Rodolphus Bush Wilson,   b. 1 Nov 1829, Harrisburg, Lewis, NY, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1899, Harrisburg, Lewis, NY, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Anna Maria Wilson,   b. 16 Jul 1830,   d. 1915
    Family ID  F213  Group Sheet

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  • Sources 
    1. [S67] History of Lewis County, Page 215.