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Robert James Wilson

Robert James Wilson

Male 1789 - 1860  (71 years)

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  • Name Robert James Wilson 
    Born 24 Jan 1789  Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1 Oct 1860  Taylor, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I30039  Yatesville History & Genealogy
    Last Modified 21 Nov 2020 

    Father William Wilson,   b. 1763 
    Mother Nancy Heard,   b. 1766 
    Family ID F13131  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Eleanor Nellie Colvin,   b. 1797,   d. 2 Jan 1854, Taylor, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Married 3 Jun 1819  Green, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. William Green Wilson,   b. 1820, Green, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jun 1879, Taylor, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
     2. Emily Jane Wilson,   b. 1822
     3. Henderson James Wilson,   b. 1823
     4. Mary Russell Wilson,   b. 1824, Green, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1900, Taylor, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     5. Rebecca Wilson,   b. 1827,   d. 1854  (Age 27 years)
     6. Robert C Wilson,   b. 1829
     7. John Washington Wilson,   b. 1832,   d. 1902  (Age 70 years)
     8. Harriett E Wilson,   b. 1834
     9. Ermine Wilson,   b. 1836
     10. Eleanor Wilson,   b. 1837
     11. Alexander Allison Wilson,   b. 1839,   d. 1916  (Age 77 years)
    Last Modified 23 Sep 2022 
    Family ID F10416  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Source: Taylor County, Kentucky Will Book 1, compiled by DeWayne Wilson, 1993, page 45

      Will Book 1, page 117 (abstract)

      Will of Robert Wilson

      After debts are paid, my granddaughter, Emily Jane Jarboe, shall have a colt.

      The remainder of my estate goes to my wife, Elenor Wilson, she is to give to my son, Robert C. Willson, 1 bed an bed clothing, 1 cow and calf; to my son, Alexander A. Willson, 1 bed an bed clothing, 1 cow and calf; to my daughter, Eleanor Willson, 1 bed an bed clothing, 1 cow and calf; to my daughter Druma Willson, 1 bed an bed clothing, 1 cow and calf. The above named property has already been given to my other children when they went to housekeeping.

      At the death of my wife, Eleanor, the remainder of my estate shall be equally divided between my children, to wit: Sons, William G. Willson, Henderson J. Willson, Robert C. Willson, John W. Willson, Alason Willson and my daughters, Emily Jarboe, Mary Hay, Eleanor Willson, Druma Willson and my granddaughter, Emily Jane Jarboe.

      William S. Davis, Executor

      witnessed by Green Willson, James Willson

      Produced: 1 October 1860

      Recorded: 15 January 1861