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Arthur WILSON

Male 1817 - 1903  (86 years)


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  • Name Arthur WILSON 
    Born 11 Oct 1817  IN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 16 Dec 1903  Franklin County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Metamora Cemetery, Franklin County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • (1) Source: Martha J. Guenin .

      (2) A household headed by Arthur WILSON is listed in the 1850 census of Metamora Township, Franklin County, IN.

      Arthur is listed in the 1850 census as a farmer who was then 32 years of age; therefore, according to the 1850 census, he was born in about 1818. According to the 1850 census, he was born in IN. [The census enumerator consistently used the abbreviation "IA" for Indiana, not Iowa.]

      Listed with Arthur is his wife, Mary, who was then 34 years of age; therefore, according to the 1850 census, he was born in about 1816. According to the 1850 census, she was born in IN.

      Also listed with Arthur is his son, James, who was then 7 years of age; therefore, according to the 1850 census, he was born in about 1843. According to the 1850 census, he was born in IN.

      Also listed with Arthur is his son, John, who was then 3 years of age; therefore, according to the 1850 census, he was born in about 1847. According to the 1850 census, he was born in IN.

      (3) A household headed by Arthur WILSON is listed in the 1860 census of Metamora Township, Franklin County, IN.

      Arthur is listed in the 1860 census as a farmer who was then 43 years of age; therefore, according to the 1860 census, he was born in about 1817. According to the 1860 census, he was born in IN.

      Listed with Arthur is his wife, Mary, who was then 30 years of age; therefore, according to the 1860 census, he was born in about 1830. According to the 1860 census, she was born in IN.

      Also listed with Arthur is his son, James, who was then 16 years of age; therefore, according to the 1860 census, he was born in about 1844. According to the 1860 census, he was born in IN.

      Also listed with Arthur is his son, John, who was then 14 years of age; therefore, according to the 1860 census, he was born in about 1846. According to the 1860 census, he was born in IN.

      Also listed with Arthur is his son, George, who was then 3 years of age; therefore, according to the 1860 census, he was born in about 1857. According to the 1860 census, he was born in IN.

      Also listed with Arthur is his daughter, Laura, who was then 1 year of age; therefore, according to the 1860 census, she was born in about 1859. According to the 1860 census, she was born in IN.

      (4) A household headed by Arthur WILSON is listed in the 1870 census of Metamora Township, Franklin County, IN.

      Arthur is listed in the 1870 census as a farmer who was then 52 years of age; therefore, according to the 1870 census, he was born in about 1818. According to the 1880 census, he was born in IN.

      Listed with Arthur is his wife, Helen Mary, who was then 41 years of age; therefore, according to the 1870 census, she was born in about 1829. According to the 1870 census, she was born in IN.

      Also listed with Arthur is his son, James, a farm worker who was then 27 years of age; therefore, according to the 1870 census, he was born in about 1843. According to the 1870 census, he was born in IN.

      Also listed with Arthur is his daughter-in-law, Deborah WILSON, who was then 23 years of age; therefore, according to the 1870 census, she was born in about 1847. According to the 1870 census, she was born in IN.

      Also listed with Arthur is his son, John, who was then 25 years of age; therefore, according to the 1860 census, he was born in about 1845. According to the 1870 census, he was born in IN.

      (5) A household headed by Arthur WILSON is listed in the 1880 census of Metamora Township, Franklin County, IN.

      Arthur is listed in the 1880 census as a farmer who was then 62 years of age; therefore, according to the 1880 census, he was born in about 1818. According to the 1880 census, he was born in IN, and both of his parents were born in TN.

      Listed with Arthur is his wife, Helen, who was then 51 years of age; therefore, according to the 1880 census, she was born in about 1829. According to the 1880 census, she was born in IN, and both of her parents were born in Ireland.

      Also listed with Arthur is his son, John, a farmer who was then 33 years of age; therefore, according to the 1880 census, he was born in about 1847. According to the 1880 census, he was born in IN, and both of his parents were born in IN.

      Also listed with Arthur is his daughter [?], Irene, who was then 25 years of age; therefore, according to the 1880 census, she was born in about 1855. According to the 1880 census, she was born in IN, and both of her parents were born in IN. [The compiler believes that Irene was Arthur's daughter-in-law, not his daughter.]

      (6) Arthur WILSON is listed in a household headed by his son, John WILSON, in the 1900 census of Metamora Township, Franklin County, IN.

      Arthur is listed in the 1900 census as a widower who was born in October 1817 and was then 82 years of age. According to the 1900 census, he was born in IN, and both of his parents were born in IN.

      (7) Index to Death Record, Franklin County [IN], 1882-1920, Letters A to Z [database online], Genealogy.com, p. 160:

      Name of Deceased: Wilson Arthur
      Sex: M
      Color: W
      Age at Death: 86
      Date of Death: Dec 16 1903
      Place of Death: Metamora
      Book: H-16
      Page: 54

      (8) Metamora Cemetery <http://www.rootsweb.com/~infrankl/metpagetwo.htm>:

      Name: Arthur Wilson
      Birth/Age: 11 Oct 1817
      Death: 16 Dec 1903
      Notes:
    Person ID I772  Frost, Gilchrist and Related Families
    Last Modified 15 Oct 2017 

    Family 1 Mary SIMMONDS,   b. 30 Jan 1820, Franklin County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 May 1853, Franklin County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years) 
    Married 2 Sep 1841  Franklin County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 

    • (1) The following information from the Simmonds family Bible was provided to the compiler by Martha J. Guenin :

      Marriages

      Arthur Wittson[?] and Mary Simmonds were married Sept. 2, 1842

      (2) Indiana State Library Genealogy Database: Marriages through 1850 <http://199.8.200.229/db/marriages_search.asp>:

      Last Name: SIMMONDS
      First Name: MARY
      Spouse: Last Name: WILSON
      Spouse: First Name: ARTHUR
      County: Franklin
      Date: 9-2-1841
    Children 
     1. Henry J. WILSON,   b. 17 Mar 1853, Franklin County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Mar 1925  (Age 72 years)  [natural]
     2. John M. WILSON,   b. Aug 1846, Franklin County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Dec 1915, Franklin County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years)  [natural]
     3. James WILSON,   b. Jan 1843, Franklin County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 15 Oct 2017 21:10:14 
    Family ID F1058  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Helen Mary ABERCROMBIE,   b. 30 Jan 1829, IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Dec 1885, Franklin County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Married Aft 13 May 1853 
    Children 
     1. Laura WILSON,   b. Abt 1859, Franklin County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     2. George WILSON,   b. Abt 1857, Franklin County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 15 Oct 2017 21:10:14 
    Family ID F6070  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart