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    Wi10 William Wilson of Hampton Virginia and James Wilson of Norfolk County Virginia


    Wi11. James Felix Wilson b about 1575 (this seems about 20 years too old to be the father of the following, perhaps grandfather) The Wilson coat of arms:
    Sable on a Cross engrailed, between four Cherubims, or, a human heart of the first, wounded on the left side ppr. And crowned with a " Crown of thorns, Vert.
    William and James Wilson were presumably descendants of William Gunn founder of the Sept Wilson of Clan Gunn and Williamsons of Caithness.

    The Gunn clan motto is "Aut Pax Aut Bellum" meaning "Either peace or war".

    The surnames regarded as septs (sub-branch) of Clan Gunn include:
    Enrick, Gallie, Gaunson, Georgeson, Jameson, Jamieson, Kean, Keene, MacComas, MacCorkill, MacCorkle, MacIan, MacKames, MacKeamish, MacKean, MacManus, MacRob, MacWilliam, Mann, Manson, Nelson, Robinson, Robison, Robson, Ronald, Ronaldson, Sandison, Swan, Swanson, Will, Williamson, Wilson, Wylie.
    In "The Wilson Family - Somerset and Barter Hill Branch" (Observer Printing House, Charlotte, NC, 1950) author Harry Herndon McLean asserts that our Wilson line's first ancestor to arrive in North America was JAMES FELIX WILSON, an English lawyer who had lived in Scotland prior to departing for the colonies, and who had once served as solicitor to Queen Elizabeth.

    According to McLean, James Felix Wilson's family arrived in Jamestown, Virginia in 1650, but the newcomers were not welcomed by the previously-arrived colonists, who had endured several years of terrible hardships. (The above may be better Understood that He was a Scottish lawyer and staunch Stewart Royalist, who left Scotland immediately after the beheading of Charles I, while many of the Virginians, who had arrived before that, may have been Republicans.)

    Although there may be many unrelated Wilson lines, the author's autosomal DNA test results do show a relatively high percentage of Orcadian ancestry, meaning that several lines led back to this area. Paternally for the author, only McConnell/MacDonald seems to fall into this pattern. His maternal grandfather had two Duncan lines paternally and Jamison maternally, the latter being one of the septs of the Gunn Clan founded by Gunni Andresson in Caithness, his maternal grandmother has a Cumming/MacLean ancestor of Inverness maternally and this Wilson line paternally, which is also one of the septs of the Gunn Clan, as well as Buchanon, a Scots-Irish Smith line which all may have some early intermarriages with Clan Gunn and other Orcadian roots.

    In conclusion, DNA evidence makes a descent of our William Wilson from Gunni Andresson over the latter's 8th great grandson William Gunn seem likely, although other sources of this DNA are possible and a check on the Wilson Y DNA project is needed.

    Shirley Juanita Becker, the author's DNA match with Cary and Thruston ancestors in common also reports
    1 John Wilson b 1622 Henrico Va d 1686 Isle Va, possible father, brother or uncle of William and James Wilson.
    2 John Wilson b 1639 Henricl Va d Bristol Parish Henricl m Elizabeth Ferris
    3 George Wilson b 1690 Bristol Parish d 7 Feb 1753 Chesterfield Va m Elizabeth
    4 George Wilson b 1715 m Catherine Rimmer
    5 John Wilson b 1730 Amelia Va d 1806 Carter Tn m Ann Luck dau of Samuel Luck and Mary x
    6 Nancy Wilson b about 1768 Amelia d Campbell Tn m y Heatherley
    7 Mary Heatherley b 1792 Tn
    The Ilse of Orkney did have an indigenous, probably more Pictish, population before Viking times, but the Norwegian settlement was so intensive, that the language there became Norn, a more Norwegian language with little influence from the previous population, which was still spoken there as late as 1700. There is, however, little reason to assume that the Orcadian genome did not include a high share of that of the indigenous population, and a somewhat higher percentage of natives may have been taken into servitude by a smaller number of Norwegians leading to rather thorough DNA mixing in time.
    Wi10-1 Col James Wilson b 1644 d Nov/Dec 1712, Sheriff of Norfolk county, Colonel of Militia and a member of the House of Burgesses 1710-12. He was also a Feofee of the Crown Land, and Attorney for the College of William and Mary. His will was dated Nov. 12, 1712, and probated Dec. 19, 1712.
    m Elizabeth, dau of John Willis
    John Willis
    Wi10-1-1 John Wilson b c 1665 (mentioned first in father's will. ?m Frances Newman.)
    Wi10-1-2 Willis Wilson b c 1667 mentioned 2nd in fathers will; named Executor with mother, Elizabeth Willis Wilson, and charged with taking care of mother. Received deed from Uncle Col. William Wilson of Elizabeth City Co Hampton Va., to clear title of home plantation, which Col. William had sold to his brother Col. James Wilson more than forty years before 1712, but not recorded. (Col. James Wilson's Will, Norfolk Co., Deed Book 9, p. 220).
    m Jane Lane b Kinsale Westmoreland Co VA dau of Capt John Lane she m2 Col Gawin Corbin b c 1669 Middlesex Accomack Co VA d y 12 Mar 1744 Kg and Qu Co VA
    Wi10-1-3 Thomas Wilson b c 1669 d before 1712, mentioned third in will which devised to "Grandson James Wilson. son of dec'd. son Thomas Wilson, the plantation -1 James Wilson
    Wi10-1-4 Samuel Wilson b c 1671 d before Jan. 12, 1710. on which date his estate was appraised
    m Dinah Mason wid Thorowgood dau of Col Lemuel Mason b 1628 d 1702 and Ann Seawell, she m1 Capt. Robt. Thorogood of Princess Anne Co d before Jan. 7, 1702-03 m2 SAMUEL Wilson who died and Dinah Wilson signed the Inventory. Their son WILLIS WILSON was born after death of his father Samuel Wilson. Before Feb. 1, 1713, Dinah Mason m3 William Trevathan of Princess Anne Co who filed settlement of estates of Capt. Robt. Thorowgood, and of Samuel Wilson dec'd in favor of their respective orphans. (P.A. Co. Va., D. B. 2, p. 195).
    Wi10-1-4-1 Capt WILLIS Wilson, the only son of Samuel Wilson, b about 1710 d 1794 in Norfolk Co Burgess from Norfolk in 1748-49.
    m 7 Jun 1728 in Norfolk, Elizabeth Goodrich dau of Benjamin Goodrich of Chickahominy, James City Co Va granddau of Col. Thomas Goodrich (See Goodrich H. S. F. 1-6). Her marriage bonds were signed Willis Wilson and Solomon Wilson (M. B. 17061708). Willis Wilson and his wife, Elizabeth, on Jan. 20, 1731-32 "as of Chickahominy gent". sold to his Uncle Solomon Wilson of Norfolk "that tract and plantation of 400 acres, bequeathed to me by my grandfather Col. James Wilson. The consideration was 100 pounds and although in the deed he is referred to as Willis Wilson, Jr., he signed same "Willis Wilson".
    -1 Col Benjamin b 26 Dec 1733 at the home of his maternal grandfather, Benjamin Goodrich, on Chickahominy River d 27 Oct 1814. served during entire Revolutionary War with the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel (list of the Colonial Soldiers of Virginia in the State Library in Richmond, Virginia), moved from James City Co to Cumberland Co Va m there on 25 Mar 1754, Anne Seay b 6 Mar 1735 York Co d 25 Apr 1814, at "Somerset", Cumberland, April 25, 1814. She was the dau of the Rev. James Seay Huguenot of York Co grandau of Matthew Seay
    -2 John P. Wilson b about 1736 in Berkeley Co Va
    m
    -1-1 Capt. Matthew Wilson, b 1755, at "Somerset" Cumberland Co served in the entire Revolutionary War and participated in the battle of Guilford Court House in North Carolina alongside his brother Willis. m Elizabeth Trent, and lived at "Barter Hill, Cumberland Co., near Trent's Mill on Willis River". Reared 10 children, one of whom,
    -1-2. First Lt. Willis Wilson b 1756, d. at "Bonbrook" in Cumberland Co., Va., on Feb. 10, 1822 served in the entire Revolutionary War and particiapted in the battle of Guilford Court House in North Carolina alongside his brother Matthew. m French Black,
    -1-3 Elizabeth Wilson, b. April 22, 1758/Aug 1756 d 1 Jan 1798 unm?/m James Willis b 4 Aug 1744 Craven Co NC daft 1 Aug 1795 Chatham Co NC
    -1-4 Benjamin Wilson, b Oct. 22, 1759, in Cumberland Co d Sept. 8, 1839 settled in Woodford Co., Ky member of the Committee of Safety during the Revolution (D. A. R.81352). ancestor of Miss Virginia Wilson, P. 0. Box 532, Lexington, Ky m on 5 Dec 1789, Barbara Bullock, b 1 Sep 1768, d 4 Feb 1837.
    -1-5 Ann Seay Wilson, b. Sept. 11, 1762, unm
    -1-6 James Stuart Wilson, b. Feb. 6, 1765 (Old Family Bible owned by Miss Clementine Reid Wilson in 1915, at Stovall, N.C.). He took part in the siege of Yorktown. m x Cox and settled at "Clay Bank", Cumberland Co Va
    -1-7. Mason Wilson, a daughter, b. Dec. 21, 1768, m. John Meredith.
    -1-8 Dr. Samuel Wilson, b. Mar. 30, 1770, never married. Educated in Edinburgh, Scotland, practiced medicine at Cartersville, Cumberland Co., Va. Will Book 10, p. 319, was signed Dec. 24, 1841. He bequeathed to nephew Dr. Benjamin Wilson of Farmville, Va., and nephew Dr. John Meredith, but left main estate to nephews Samuel, Benjamin, Matthew and Goodridge Wilson, sons of his deceased brother Matthew Wilson, remainder to 6 other children of brother Capt. Matthew.
    -1-9 Mary Wilson, b. 1772, m. Thos. Mumford.
    -1-10 Alexander Wilson, b. April 1, 1774.
    -1-11 Dr. Goodridge Wilson b. 26 Mar 1776 at "Somerset", County of Cumberland, d 30 Sep 1849, at Johnson Shoals, Kanawha Co West Va practiced medicine 35 years at "Millwood", Prince Edward Co., then removed to Johnson Shoals. He was a trustee of Hampden-Sydney College and was educated at Univ. of Penna. and Oxford, England m Nov. 4, 1802, at "Slate Hill". Prince Edward Co Va Elizabeth Woodson Venable b Nov. 21, 1784 d March 1, 1851, (desc of Dr. John Woodson (1586-1644) of Piersey¹s Hundred, VA and the Indian chief Powhatan) dau of Nathaniel Venable, founder of Hampden Sydney College, b 1Nov. 1 Nov 1753, Hanover Co Va d Dec. 27, 1804, at Slate Hill, Prince Edward Co m 29 Mar 1755 Elizabeth Micheaux Woodson, b June 6. 1740 d 29 Sep 1791 at Slate Hill dau of Richard Woodson and Anne Madeleine Micheaux b at Manakintowne Va
    -1-12 Martha Wilson, b 6-1-1778, m James Aiken, 2 children.
    -2-1 John P. Wilson, Jr., m cousin, Maria Wilson, dau of Lt. Willis Wilson, of "Bonbrook", Cumberland Co
    -1-1-1 Samuel Wilson, b Jan. 17, 1811 d 26 Nov 1886 San Augustine Co Tx m1 7 Dec 1835 Susan A. Jones d 27 Apr 1843 d 15 Feb 1891 m2 on June 11, 1849 Jane McLaurine d Feb. 15, 1891
    -1-2-1 Maria Wilson m cousin John P. Wilson, Jr., of Berkeley Co., West Va son of 2nd son of Willis Wilson (1710-1794). They had two children; for descendants, see p. 33, The Wilson Family: Somerset and Barter Hill Branch by Harry Hearndon McLean. (Observer Printing House, Charlotte, NC, 1950). Will filed in Cumberland Co Va., Will Book 7, p. 105, wherein he named his wife "Elizabeth" (Elizabeth French Black Wilson), two grandsons, William Wilson and Willis Wilson, and son-in-law, John P. Wilson, the latter being the Executor.
    -1-3-1 Larkin Willis b 3 Aug 1777 NC d 5 Jan 1859 m Mary Reese b 19 Jul 1782 d 23 Aug 1816
    -1-4-1. Ann Wilson, b. 1-26-1791, d. Apr. 1838, m. 8-9-1825 Benjamin Moore
    -1-4-2. James Wilson, b. 2-2-1793, d. 4-2-1824. studied medicine in Philadelphia, Univ. of Pa.
    -1-4-3. Willis Wilson, b. 5-27-1795, m. 8-20-1819 Eliza Cosby.
    -1-4-4. Rebecca Wilson, b. 12-3-1797, m. 3-31-1841 to S. E. Burton.
    -1-4-5. Samuel Wilson, b. 1-2-1800, d. B-31-1840, m. 1-211829 to Jane Steele.
    -1-4-6. Benjamin Wilson. Jr., b. 4-3-1802, d. 1-19-1853 m 10-17-1843 Virginia Shouse.
    -1-4-7. Elizabeth Wilson, b. 1-26-1805.
    -1-4-8. Mary or Maria Wilson, b 6-2-1807, m 1-30-1827 to Lotus B. Chamberlain.
    -1-4-9. Barbara Wilson, b. 6-24-1810, m. 3-20-1835, to Dr. Robert Thompson of Versailles. Ky.
    -1-4-10. Unity Wilson, b. 12-24-1812, d 11-29-1847, m 9-251834 to William Dickey.
    -1-6-1 Anne Seay Wilson, b. 1792, m Dr. John Meredith about 1818 in Missouri, and they had four daughters:
    -1-11-1. Anne Thomas Wilson b. Dec. 7, 1806 m. Capt. Charles Friend Woodson (see later).
    -1-11-2. Dr. Benjamin Wilson, m. Mary Elizabeth Wilson (dau. of Allen Wilson of Cumberland Co., Va.) They had four children, moved to St. Charles Co., Missouri, where they built a fine brick mansion on Upper Dardenne Prairie. The eldest daughter married Fleming Bates, son of Hon. Edward Bates of St. Louis, Mo. Dr. Benjamin and his entire family moved to Texas before the outbreak of the War Between the States.
    -1-11-3 Nathaniel Venable Wilson, b - ------- moved to Charleston, W. Va., where he married Miss Betsy Ruffner. They had 8 children.
    -1-11-4 Elizabeth Woodson Wilson, b - ------- m. Col. Charles Ruffner. Their grandaughter, Naomi Simmons, married Dr. George T. Klipstein, of Alexandria, Va., and she is now living at 565 West Sierra Madre, Sierra Madre, Calif. (1958). (See later for Charles Ruffner)
    -1-11-5 Dr. Goodridge Alexander Wilson, b. Oct. 7, 1815, m. 1837 Miss Margaret Nicholson Reid.
    -1-11-6 Rev. Wm. Venable Wilson, D. D., m. Miss Grace Ann Wilson; they had 8 children. He died 1908.
    -1-11-7 Samuel Venable Wilson, to Mo. 1846, married his cousin Sarah Cox Meredith. 9 children
    -1-11-8 Dr. James Willis Wilson, moved from Kanawha County W. Va. to St. Charles Mo. in 1846. He married his cousin Hettie Meredith, granddaughter of James Stuart Wilson (see above).
    -1-11-8. Martha Agnes Wilson, after the death of her parents moved to Mo. with her eldest sister, Anne Thomas Wilson Woodson (Mrs. Charles Friend Woodson), where she married as his 2nd wife, Judge Robert Bentley Frayser, of St. Charles Co., Mo. They had two children.
    -1-11-10 Samuel Venable Wilson, Son of Dr. Goodridge Wilson (1776-1849), m 1842 Sarah Meredith, dau of Dr. John Meredith and Ann Seay Wilson and he was a farmer in St. Louis, Co., Missouri. Children:
    -1-12-1. Unity Wilson, b 2-22-1783, unm
    -1-1-1-1 Victoria Wilson b about 1845
    -1-1-1-2 Matthew Wilson b about 1847
    -1-1-1-3 Mary Wilson b about 1848 ?m -1-3-1-1 James Larkin Willis?
    -1-1-1-4 Flora Willie Wilson b. 29 Apr 1850 in Cumberland Co. Va at "View Mont"
    -1-1-1-5 Dr. Samuel Eston Wilson, b. Dec. 1851. in Cumberland Co. Va at "View Mont"
    -1-1-1-6 Lelia James Wilson, b. 11 Aug 1853 m 25 Dec 1875 William Stanley McFadden, in San Augustine Co Texas
    -1-1-1-7 Rosa St. Claire Wilson, b. April 1855 San Augustine Co Tx m Clark Nash Nov 4, 1874 + 6 ch
    -1-1-1-8 Courtney Jennetta Wilson, b. Feb. 1857 San Augustine Co Tx m Bonneau Brodnax, Nov 1873.
    -1-1-1-9 Alice Virginia Wilson, b. Dec. 1858 San Augustine Co Tx d. July 23, 1867.
    -1-1-1-10. Eglantine Cornelia Wilson, b. Feb. 14, 1861 San Augustine Co Tx m Sam Beckham Dec 20, 1877 4 ch.
    -1-3-1-1 James Larkin Willis b 20 May 1800 Hawkins Co Tn d 6 Oct 1858 m Mary Ellen Wilson b 20 May 1801 d 21 Sep 1826
    -1-6-1-1. Nancy Meredith m James Trent, 1844, and had 7 children.
    -1-6-1-2. Hettie Meredith, b. Feb. 25, 1828, m. Dr. James Willis Wilson, the 8th child of Dr. Goodridge Wilson and his wife Elizabeth Woodson Venable Wilson.
    -1-6-1-3. Sarah Cox Meredith, m cousin Samuel Venable Wilson in 1842, the 7th child of Dr. Goodridge Wilson and wife Elizabeth Woodson Venable Wilson, supra.
    -1-6-1-4 Lavinia Meredith b in 1801 d in 1910 in Calif m1 Frederick Bates, Jr. m2 Samuel Conway; m3 Benjamin Kenny..
    -1-11-8-1 John Frayser, mBetty Cooper and moved to Texas
    -1-11-8-2 Charles Woodson Wilson Frayser, m 1st cousin, Julia Ann Frayser. They had five children, including first child James Willis Wilson III (a lawyer who died in 1939, Charleston, W. Va.) father of Charles Woodson Wilson III (1924- , retired physics professor, Univ. of Akron, Ohio) father of James Willis Wilson IV (1951- )
    -1-11-10-1 Goodridge Wilson, b. 1843, d. age 20.
    -1-11-10-2 James Meredith Wilson b 23 Sep 1845, at Kanawha. W. Va, d 14 Dec 1933, at Dardanne, St. Charles Co Mo farmer, Baptist of Butler Co (Ten Mile Creek) m Sept. 22, 1870 at Cane Creek, Butler Co MO Mary Francis Combs b 14 Dec 1854, at Lexington Ky d March 28, 1926, St. Charles, Mo dau of Rev. Wm. Ryan Combs, and Francis Catherin Orr
    -1-11-10-3 Nancy Wilson m Thadeus Sparkman.
    -1-11-10-4 Samuel Venable Wilson m. Mattie Batterton.
    -1-11-10-5 Robert Farris Wilson, m. Georgie Combs, sister of M.F. Combs.
    -1-11-10-6 Benjamin Franklin Wilson, m. Nancy M. Wilson (cousin).
    -1-11-10-7 Elizabeth Venable Wilson, m. John Sparkman, brother of Thadeus.
    -1-11-10-8 Sarah Stonewall Wilson, m. Nathaniel V. Wilson (cousin).
    -1-11-10-9 Hettie Meredith Wilson d age 10.
    -1-1-1-6-1 Mabel McFadden, b. 1886, m Walter Hamilton Peck of Norwalk, Ohio move to Tulsa, Oklahoma
    -1-1-1-6-1-1 Alyne Peck m William Miller, Jr of Tulsa, Okla, 1304 South Urbana
    -1-1-1-6-1-1-1 Cass Miller
    -1-1-1-6-1-1-2 Cathy Miller.
    -1-1-1-6-1-2 Philippa Peck.
    -1-11-10-2-1 Hettie Meredith Wilson, b. Aug. 19, 1871. m Bernard Chenoweth.
    -1-11-10-2-2 Dr. William Combs Wilson, b 10 Aug 1873, at Cane Creek, Butler Co Mo Osteopathic Physician educated at Kirkwood, Mo. (A.S.O.) He resided at 401 N. Kingshighway, St. Charles, Mo m 9 Oct 1902, at O'Fallon, St. Charles Co Mo Carrie Harris Watson b Oct. S. 1877 at Dardenne, Mo dau of Ada Harris and Thomas Watson
    -1-11-10-2-3 Sarah Agnes Wilson, b Oct. 24, 1875, m Harry Hatcher.
    -1-11-10-2-4 Elizabeth Venable Wilson, b March 25. 1877; m Dr. John F. Bumpus, D.0.
    -1-11-10-2-5 John Meredith Wilson, b Oct. 7, 1882; m Mable Campbell Watson.
    -1-11-10-2-6 Mary (May) Frances Wilson, b Feb. 17, - 1885; m George Muschany.
    -1-11-10-2-7 Martha Viola (Matt) Wilson, b Jan. 1, 1888; m Henry H. Yates Yates.
    -1-11-10-2-8 James Venable Wilson, b Aug. 2, 1898; m Hazel McCormick.
    -1-11-10-2-2-1 Clifford Combs Wilson, d April 18, 1905, at the age of two years.
    -1-11-10-2-2-2. Catherin Hannis Wilson, b April 16, 1908; m Rev. Andrew McGaffin.
    -1-11-10-2-2-3. Gordon Goodridge Wilson (twin), b. April 16. 1908. m Margaret E. Chamberlain.
    -1-3-1-1-1 Elizabeth Willis b 24 Sep 1825 Lee Valley Hawkins Co Tn d there 12 May 1878 m Nicholas Mitchell Moneyhun b 1 Sep 1823 War Gap TN
    -1-3-1-1-1-1 Pharaba Moneyhun b 9 Apr 1848 Hawkins Co Tn d 26 Apr 1910 Russelville Tn m Andrew Edens b 27 Mar 1840 Sneedville Tn
    -1-3-1-1-1-1-1 Lillie Elizabeth Edens b 8 May 1872 Rogersville Tn ancestor of Christine Mueller, DNA match of Nellie Irene Reif (author's DNA match)
    Wi10-1-5 Solomon Wilson b c 1673
    married and settled in Norfolk, Va and reared young WILLIS WILSON, son of Samuel Wilson, deceased. Soloman Wilson was at one time Clerk of County Court. It was to this Solomon Wilson that WILLIS Wilson sold the 400 acres left to him by his Grandfather Col. James Wilson, the three Indentures being dated Jan. 1731-32. (Citation Norfolk County Deed Book II, page 15 et seq. "Test Solo Wilson, Clerk").
    m Tabitha Mason dau of Lemuel Mason Jr and Mary Thelaball
    Wi10-1-6 Maj James Wilson b c 1676 received land, pistols and sword, also Sheriff and Magistrate of Norfolk County, whose Will signed Jan. 18, 1749-50, was proven Feb. 7, 1756
    m 20 Aug 1725 in Norfolk Co Dinah Nickason
    -1 Elizabeth Wilson
    m1 in 1727 y Sweeny d 1729
    m2 Maximilian Boush of Princess Anne Co + 2 ch
    m3 Thomas Thelaball + 2 dau m4 in 1766 Jacob Hunter, a brother of her brother's wife, by whom she had several children, among whose descendants the name of WILSON as a given name has been quite frequent.
    -1-1 Frederick Boush m Jacomine Hunter
    -1-2 Elizabeth Boush m Gershom Nimmo in 1753
    -1-3 Prudence Thelaball
    -1-4 Abigail Thelaball
    -1-5+ xy Hunter
    Wi10-1-7 Affiah Wilson b c 1678 inh 100 acres of land from Wi10-1 Affiah also received one-fifth of personal estate subject to life estate of Elizabeth Willis Wilson, widow
    m 1706?10 Capt. George Newton, b 1678 d. 20 Jun 1762 Norfolk Borough two knowledgeable researchers of Affiah Wilson and George Newton: C1FTaddic@aol.com and SALLYLAPIN@aol.com. They have passed on data regarding George Newton and Affia Wilson¹s line
    -1 Elizabeth Newton b about 1710
    -2 George Newton
    -3 Thomas Newton
    -4 Lemuel Newton
    -5 James Wilson Newton b 19 Apr 1718 d 1763 Borough of Norfolk m Rebecca Elligood b 1720 d 1779 Princess Anne Co
    -6 Ann Newton
    -7 George Newton
    -8 William Newton
    -9 Frances Newton
    -10 Mary Newton
    -1-1 Newton
    -5-1 Frances Newton Newton
    -5-2 Mary Rebecca Newton b 1749 d 1794 m 27 Jan 1768 in Norfolk Bassett Moseley b 1745 Princess Anne Co., VA d Before 24 May 1782/1789 Norfolk, VA son of Col Edward Hack Moseley (1716-1782) and Mary Bassett (1716-1755)
    -5-3 George Newton
    -5-4 Ann Newton
    -5-5 Elizabeth Newton
    -1-1
    -5-5-1 Mary Bassett Moseley
    -5-5-2 Rebecca Moseley
    -5-5-3 Frances Moseley b 1776 Norfolk, VA d 1836 Petersburg, VA bur Norfolk, VA m1 John Greenwood Marsden b 20 Apr 1809 Norfolk, VA son of James Marsden and Mary Calvert (1742-1827) m2 Rev John French
    -1-1
    -5-5-3-1 James Jefferson Marsden
    -5-5-3-2 John Blake Lining Marsden
    -5-5-3-3 Mary Ann Eliza Marsden
    -5-5-3-4 Rebecca Bassett Marsden
    -5-5-3-5 Col Samuel Bassett French b 31 Mar 1820 Norfolk County, VA d 25 Apr 1898 1104 Porter St., Manchester, VA bur Maury Cemetery Lawyer and judge Hampden-Sydney College; studied law under Robert Y. Conrad Methodist m Helen Bland Lyle b 27 Jan 1827 Whitby Plantation, Chesterfield Co VA d 28 Dec 1909/1910 Manchester, VA bur Maury Cemetery, Richmond, Va dau of James Lyle III (1798-1850) and Jane LeVert Davidson (1803-1854)
    -1-1
    -5-5-3-5-1 Jane Lyle French
    -5-5-3-5-2 Frances (Fanny) Moseley French
    -5-5-3-5-3 Helen Bland French
    -5-5-3-5-4 John Marsden French b 29 Dec 1853 d 27 Jun 1926 bur Richmond, VA, Maury Cemetery m 8 Oct 1884 Washington D. C. Florence D. Holland b 1853 d 1893 bur Maury Cemetery, Richmond, VA dau of Henry Holland and Sarah Hamilton Ferguson
    -5-5-3-5-5 Sallie Bassett French
    -5-5-3-5-6 Bassett Charles French
    -5-5-3-5-7 Annie Cooper French
    -5-5-3-5-8 James Lyle French
    -5-5-3-5-9 Robert Lee French
    -5-5-3-5-10 Cary Brodnax French

    -5-5-3-5-4-1 Lewis Marsden French
    -5-5-3-5-4-2 Henry Holland French b 8 Dec 1889 Manchester, VA d 3 Apr 1950 MCV Hospital; Richmond, VA bur Richmond, VA, Hollywood Cemetery Accountant/bookkeeper m Ellen Lucile Lumpkin b 25 Nov 1890 dau of Junius Garrett Lumpkin (1861-1923) and Julia Clyde Lawton (1867-1943)
    -5-5-3-5-4-2-1 Marion Lawton French
    -5-5-3-5-4-2-2 Constance Lucile French
    -5-5-3-5-4-3 Francis Marion French
    -5-5-3-5-4-4 Sarah Brownleigh French
    Wi10-1-8 Mary Wilson b c 1676 inh one-fifth of personal estate subject to life interest of Elizabeth Willis Wilson, widow.
    Wi10-1-9 Elizabeth Wilson b c 1679
    m Henry Grigany of Philadelphia.
    Wi10-1-10 Lemuel Wilson b c 1680 inh five shillings in full of his portion, he having had a sufficient part already. He is probably the eldest son. Clerk of Norfolk Co. Court at time of probate of his father's will. - Dec. 18, 1722. His eldest son was Lemuel Wilson, and there is a statement that he took the Record Books of the County home with him in order to record immediately the birth of his son -1 Lemuel Wilson.
    -?2 possibly here or dau of a bro of Lemuel was Jane Wilson b c 1710 m James Terry

    -2-1 Elizabeth Terry b 1730 ?Va d 1806 Elbert Co GA m Nathan childs son of Hezekiah Childs

    -2-1-1 Lucy childs b 30 Jan 1756 NC d 9 Jun 1826 Monticello Jasper Co GA m Littleton Johnston son of Larkin Chew Johnston and x grandson of William Johnston b 19 Dec 1697 Isle of Wight Co VA d 15 Aug 1756 and Ann Chew b 1703 NC d 2 Mar 1741/2 spotsylvania Va

    -2-1-1-1 William Johnston b 19 Mar 1787 Granville NC d 1871 m Sarah Rizzel dau of Joe Grizzel and Sarah

    -2-1-1-1-1 James Rogers Johnson b 16 Aug 1813 Putnam GA d 20 Mar 1869 Arcadia Bienville LO m Amanda Ann Ivey b12 Mar 1823 Liberty Co GA d 10 Feb 1910 dau of John Ivey b 27 May 1785 NC d 1875 Arcadia and Anna Rebecca Edwards ancestors of James Johnson, author's DNA match

    -2-1-1-1-1-1 John Henry Johnson b 21 Nov 1841 Macon GA d 15 Aug 1928 Arcadia
    Wi10 Colonel William Wilson b 1646 in Virginia d 17 Jun 1713
    m Jane/Anne Milnor

    Willis Wilson died November 19th, 1701 and was the first person buried in St. John’s Churchyard in Hampton, Virginia. There was once a large stone slab over the grave with the coat of arms and inscriptions on it.  The slab is said to have been destroyed by Federal troops during the War Between the States.; Fortunately the inscriptions were copied before they were destroyed and have been preserved. They read:

    “Under this stone lyes the body of Capt. Willis Wilson who departed this life on the 19th day of November in the year 1701, it being the 28th year of his age. The memory of the just is blessed.  May his memory be recorded in everlasting remembrance.  Under this stone also lyes the bodies of Col. William Wilson and of Jane, his wife, the parents of the before mentioned Capt. Wilson.  The said Col. Wilson died June 17th, 1713 aged 67 years, and his said wife May 15th, 1713 aged 58 years and left an only daughter surviving.”

    The oldest Anglican parish in continuous existence in America. Established in 1610, this is the fourth church built in the parish. It was erected in 1728 in the shape of a Latin cross.   Its walls are two feet thick.  The bricks are laid in Flemish Bond.  Its communion silver bears the hallmark 1618 and has been termed “the most precious relic in the Anglican Church in America. These venerable walls have suffered during the revolutionary war, the war of 1812, and the war between the states."
    Approaching the church you will notice the graves of many former rectors and parishioners of the parish.  The oldest grave is that of Capt. Willis Wilson who died in 1701.  The Wilson family owned land in this area, and apparently, the 1728 building was built next to the family burial ground so that their graves occupied a place of honor at the altar end of the church.
    http://www.stjohnshampton.org/history.html

    Yet when Mrs. Scrum looked for William and Mary Wilson's graves there werve no grave markers and I think it's sad because the church was built around them. Their son Willis does have a marker.

    Wi9-1 Willis Wilson .
    Wi9 Mary Wilson, a beautiful belle
    m1 Col. William Roscow
    m2 Miles Cary Ca9
    m3 Archibald Blair
    Wi8-1 James Roscow b 1695 Jan 22 1716, appointed Receiver-General of Virginia
    Wi8-2 William Roscow b after 1695 d after 1736 Sherriff Warwick 1729; 1726 and 1736 House of Burgesses rep Warwick Resided lived in Blunt Point, Warwick Co Va m Lucy BASSETT b 24 May 1699 dau of Col William BASSETT (1670-1723) and Joanna BURWELL (1675-1727)
    Wi8-3 Willis Roscow b 1701 d y
    Ca8 Col Wilson Cary
    Ca8-2 Mary Cary b 1704 d 1775 m Joseph SELDON of Hampton d 1727
    Ca8-3 Anne Cary b 1706 d 1749 m Maj Peter Whiting of Gloucester Co Va perhaps Col Henry Whiting
    Ca8-4 Miles Cary b 1708 d 1756 of Ceelys Carysbrook
    Wi8-9 James Blair d about 1733
    Wi8-10 Elizabeth Blair d 1775
    Wi8-11 Harrison Blair

    Ca7 Ann Cary, b. 1735 d 1786; m. Robert Carter Nicholas.
    Ca7-2. Mary Cary, b. 1733; m. Edward Jaquelin Ambler.
    Ca7-3 Elizabeth Cary d 1822 m about 1795 Rev. Baron Bryan Fairfax and had Lord Thomas Fairfax who married Louisa Washington Warner Washington and and Hannah Fairfax.
    Ca7-4 Wilson Miles Cary b about 1738 m Sarah Blair
    Ca7-5 Sally Cary m George William Fairfax
    (Ni6-1) Elizabeth Nicholas b 1753 m Gov. Edmund Jennings Randolph, son of John Randolph, 1776 d 1810.
    Ni6 George Nicholas (11 Aug. 1753 - 27 July 1799), married Mary Smith daughter of John Smith of Baltimore, Md., and moved to Kentucky and was the father of Judge Samuel Smith Nicholas who published a masterful plea for the right of habeas corpus when it was suspended by President Lincoln during the Civil War.
    Ni6-3 Wilson Cary Nicholas b 31 January 1761 d 10 October 1820) m 1783 Margaret, dau of John Smith of Baltimore Md.,
    Ni6-4 John Nicholas b 1756 d 31 Dec. 1819 m Anne Lawson, was member of Congress 1793 - ¬1801; removed to Geneva, New York, where he has numerous descendants.
    Ni6-5 Sarah Nicholas b 1752 at Frederick Co VA m John Hatley Norton.
    Ni6-6 Judith Nicholas b 1765
    Ni6-7 Lewis Nicholas b 1766 who lived in Albemarle.
    Ni6-8 Robert Nicholas b 1768
    Ni6-9 Philip Norborne Nicholas b 1775 d 1849 m1 Mary Spear of Baltimore Md m2 Maria Carter, dau of Thomas Taylor and Mary Anne Byrd, daughter of William Armistead.
    Ni6-10 Mary Nicholas b 1759 d 1796 unm
    Ca7-4-1 Miles Cary b 1786 in Warwick Co Va d 8 Nov 1827 in Huntsville Alabama m Elizabeth Scarsbrooke Wilson Curle and had 9 children
    Ni5-1 Col. Robert Carter Nicholas (1779 (?93 there is likely a confusion with a cousin of the same name who moved to New Orleans) - 1836 (?57), He was known as a brilliant talker.
    Ni5-2 Maria Nicholas (1780 - ? ) 17 March 1804 married Col. Thomas D. Owings of Kentucky in Lexington Ky son of John Cockey Owings and Colegate Deye grandson of Joshua Owings Ow9-11 and grandnephew of Samuel Owings Ow9
    Ni5-3 Smith Nicholas (1782 - ? )
    Ni5-4 Ann Nicholas (1783 - ?)
    Ni5-5 Sidney Nicholas (1785 - ? )
    Ni5-6 Major Cary Nicholas (1786 - ? ) U.S. Army and great wit
    Ni5-7 George Ann Nicholas (1788 - ?)
    Ni5-8 Margarette Gailbraith Nicholas (1789 ? Aug.13, 1819) m1 Gen. J.C. Bartlett, m2 Gov. Thomas Fletcher, died without issue.
    Ni5-9 John Nelson Nicholas (1791 - 1826) ablest Journalist in Kentucky and in 1821 made Jefferson admit authorship of the Kentucky Resolution of 1798 with the further awowal that he wrote them at the insistance of George Nicholas (Ni6)
    Ni5-10 Elizabeth Randolph Nicholas (1793 -) married James Gabriel Trotter of Lexington
    Ni5-11 George Wilson Nicholas (1795 - ? )
    Ni5 Samuel Smith Nicholas (1797 - 1869) m1 May 20, 1829, to Matilda Prather (Pr5) dau of Thomas Prather (Pr6) and Matilda Fontaine (Fo6). m2 July 29, 1848,  to Mary Smith (Ni6-3-8-1), granddau of his uncle, Wilson Cary Nicholas (Ni6-3), and his aunt, Margaret Smith (Sm6-4)
    Ni5-13 Henrietta (Hetty) Morrison Nicholas (1798 - ? ) m Richard Hawes Jr. brother of Albert Gallatin Hawes, nephew of Aylett Hawes, and cousin of Aylett Hawes Buckner, was born near Bowling Green, Caroline Co Va, Feb 1797
    Ni4-1 Mary Jane Nicholas [1830-? ) married y Graves
    Ni4 George Nicholas (1831-1896)  married first Emma Hawes, second Mary Anna Pope
    Ni4-3 Thomas Prather Nicholas , (1833-1870)
    Ni4-4 Matilda Nicholas (1835-1921) m Hon P Barrett of Mo.
    Ni4-5 Hetty Nicholas (1837-1838)
    Ni4-6 Julia Nicholas (1839-1907) m Maj. James Johnson/Johnston, C.S.A.
    -Ni4-6-1 Mary Johnston living in Louisville in 1920 corner of 4th and Broadway
    Ni4-7 Margharetta Nicholas (1842-1905) m Thomas
    Ni4-8 Samuel Smith Nicholas Jr (1844- ?) m Nannie Carter, dau of Capt. Frank Carter + 2 dau

    Children by his second wife:
    Ni4-9 Cary Ann Nicholas, (l849- ?)
    Ni4-10 Catherine Nicholas (1850- ?) m Rudolph Fink
    Ni4-11 Sarah Nicholas (1852- ?)

    Wi9-3 Jane Wilson (b <1713) PURPORTED AND UNPROVEN DAUGHTER who may fit better into pedigree as wife or widow of Willis Wilson (ca1674-1701) suggested as her brother in most sources.
    m Nicholas Curle
    The History C up to William Wilson

    In 1607, there was a Native American village “pleasantly seated” on a waterfront site known as Kecoughtan.  With its good fishing, abundant fruit trees and well-tended cornfields, it was a remarkably good place to live.  When the first English settlers arrived in 1610, they forcibly removed the inhabitants.  Centuries of Native American occupation at Kecoughtan came to an end.

    William Claiborne was the most famous of all the early settlers of the region and in 1620 he sailed from England to Virginia.  He was a surveyor, Treasurer of Virginia and Secretary of State.  He was granted 150 acres of land located near the present Settlers Landing Road where he established a trading post.

    In 1680, this land had become the property of a ship captain named Thomas Jarvis.  Under the Town Act, the General Assembly had fifty acres set aside for the layout of the proposed town on Jarvis’s land. Jarvis was the second husband of Elizabeth Duke, daughter of Sir Edward Duke, and widow of the celebrated Nathaniel Bacon, Jr.  They had only one son, Thomas.  In 1684 Jarvis made his will directing that his entire estate be sold to pay off his debts.  His wife succeeded in paying only a portion of her husband’s debt. In an ugly court battle, William Wilson purchased and took position of Jarvis’s estate.

    Born in 1646, Col. William Wilson was the most prominent person of Elizabeth City County.  He was a wealthy planter and a successful merchant in Hampton.  He also accumulated a large estate. For many years he was the presiding justice, County Lieutenant and also a Magistrate for Elizabeth City County. He was appointed to the House of Burgess representing Elizabeth City in 1685, 1688 and 1703. He was the Royal Naval Officer of the Lower James District 1699-1710.

    His wife was Jane Wilson. They had two children, a son, Willis and a daughter, Mary. Willis Wilson was born in Hampton in 1672.  He was Justice of the Peace, Captain of Militia, was elected Burgess in 1692 but was declared incapable of serving because he was under age.  Mary was beautiful, a typical belle of the period, vivacious and charming, with a townhouse in Hampton and a country home at Ceely’s. She was married three times.  She was first married to William Roscoe and he died.  Then she married Col. Miles Cary, and finally on his death she married Archibald Blair of Williamsburg where her home is still standing.  Her (?grand-)daughter, Sally, was the young lady who refused George Washington’s marriage proposal at Carter’s Grove and married Baron George William Fairfax instead.

    In 1691 William Wilson acquired Ceely’s Plantation. In 1706 he built his home, a handsome two story large building with wings at each end and a spacious portico supported by white columns. It laid along the river and adjoined the present Newport News. It stood about a block from the old Mary Immaculate Hospital with a magnificent view of Hampton Roads. He later added some 2,000 neighboring acres of property to the estate.

    of undetermined relationship with the above was:
    Wi12. John Willson b 1622 d circa 1685 Henrico Co VA first land grant June 1666, 100 ac on the North side of the Appomattox River at Old Town Creek and Swift Creek. Second grant 1667, 100 ac in Henrico Co, also on Appomattox River at Old Town Creek

    Wi11. John Willson b between 1638 and 1646 d circa 1716 Henrico Co Va
    m Elizabeth Ferris dau of Richard Ferris she m1 William Chambers

    Wi10-1+ -1 Henry Wilson b c 1670 m Mary x
    -2 John Wilson b c 1672 m Rebecca x
    -3 Richard Wilson b c 1674 m Judith x
    -4 James Wilson b c 1680
    -5 Thomas Wilson b c 1684 m Amy x
    -6 Mary Wilson b c 1686 m y Hall
    Wi10 George Wilson b c 1690 d in 1753 at Chesterfield Co Va referred to as "gentleman" in Bristol Parrish records. He was a member of the Vestry and Chruch warden. He had land in Chesterfield and Prince Geo Counties. George Wilson received a grant of 600 ac in what was then Prince Geo Co, now Amelia on both sides of Smack Creek. This land still belonged to a descendant, Joseph Dunn in 1907
    m Elizabeth x
    Left a will in 1753.
    Heirs:
    daughters Frances Vaden, Judah Patram and Phebe Rowlett granddaughter Eliza Patram sons George and Daniel grandsons George Rowlett, George Patram, Gardner Vaden, Daniel Vaden, John son of George executors sons George and Daniel no wife mentioned son Gardner not mentioned. Died early?
    Wi9-1+ -1 Daniel Wilson b c 1710
    -2 Frances Wilson b c 1711 m William Vaden
    -3 Judah Wilson b c 1712 m Francis Patram
    -4 Phebe Wilson b c 1713 m George Rowlett
    -5 Gardner Wilson b c 1714 ?d y
    -1-1 y Wilson
    -2-1 Gardner Vaden
    -2-2 Daniel Vaden,
    -3-1 George Patram
    -4-1 George Rowlett
    -1-1-1 possibly here was: Nancy Wilson b c 1765 m Curtis Pendleton b 9 May 1763 Spotsylvania VA d Todd KY ancestors of Ed Borders, author's DNA match
    Wi9 George Wilson b c 1715 d after 3 March 1760 left a will on 3 March 1760 at Chesterfield County, VA
    daughters Elizabeth and Drusilla, unmarried wife but no name given executor son John
    Wi8-1+ -1 Daniel Wilson
    -2 George Wilson
    -3 Elizabeth Wilson
    -4 Drusilla Wilson
    Wi8 John Wilson b c 1735 at Amelia County, VA. d c 1806 Carter Co Tn
    m Ann Luck b about 1740 dau of Samuel Luck b 18 Sep 1709 d 6 Aug 1787 and Mary ??Garland b about 1710 grandau of John Luck and Sarah Jennings b about 1675 (m 1695 Isle of Wight Co Va) Sarah m1 y Ingram m3 Phillip wheadon Death after August 1806 John Wilson died after August 1806 at Carter TN.
    Will 1806 John Wilson left a will in 1806. Wife Ann
    sons Booker, Tapley, Austin, Samuel, John, William, Joseph, Garland
    daughter Elizabeth and husband Wm Widby
    daughter's husband Wm Buckner
    daughters Nancy Heatherly, Elizabeth Widby and Rhoda Gentry. m Ann Luck d. after 1806
    Wi7-1 Austin Wilson b c 1748
    Wi7-2 Samuel Wilson b by 1750
    Wi7-3 Tapley Wilson b by 1752 d after 1830 Carter Co Tn
    Wi7-4 John Wilson b aft 1756 Amelia Co d 2 Sep 1837 Carter Co TN
    Wi7-5 Joseph Wilson b aft 1758 amelia Co Va d c 1841 Washington Co TN
    m Sarah Cutbirth dau of Benjamin Cutbirth and Elizabeth Wilcoxen
    ? = b 17 Feb 1776 Va d 24 Jul 1835 Maryville Blount Co TN m?2 Anna Caldwell
    ?-1 William Washington Wilson b 1795 VA d 23 Aug 1827 Roane Co TN m Elizabeth Davenport -1-1 Philip Anderson Wilson b 11 Sep 1826 Roane TN d 1 Sep 1896 Harriman Roane TN m Nancy Jane Hagler
    Wi7-6 William Wilson b
    m Rachel x
    -1 Alexander M. Wilson
    -2 Benjamin Wilson
    -3 Delilah Wilson m Thomason Johnson son of Thomas Johnson
    -4 Dicey Wilson m Henry D Johnson son of Thomas Johnson
    Wi7-6 Nancy Wilson b c 1763
    m 5 Nov 1789 Washington Co TN John Heatherley
    Wi7-7 Booker Wilson b aft 1770 Amelia Co d by 4 Sep 1839 Perry Lawrence Co IN
    m Mary Cook
    Wi7-8 Garland Wilson b c 1773 d 19 Mar 1843 m3 Jun 1795, Whington Co TN Mary Cook
    Wi7-9 Elizabeth Wilson b 1774
    m by 1800 William Widby/Woodby
    -1 Laodica (Dicy) Widby, b. Abt. 1793, d. Abt. 1823.
    -2 Nancy Widby, b. 1799, d. 1870.
    -3 Thomas Widby, b. Bef. 1800, d. Abt. 1800.
    -4 Epepho Widby, b. 1801, d. date unknown.
    -5 Tapley Widby, b. 1802, d. date unknown.
    -6 Anna Widby, b. 1804, d. 9 May 1882 m Roland W Jankins .
    -7 Elizabeth Widby, b. 1805, d. date unknown.
    -8 Alfred Widby, b. 1808, d. 23 Feb 1884, Coos, OR.
    -9 Hiley Widby, b. 1813, d. date unknown.
    -10 William Simpson Widby, b. 1816, TN

    -6-1 Eliza Jenkins, b. Jan 1830, d. date unknown.
    -6-2 Betsy Jenkins, b. 1832, d. date unknown.
    -6-3 William Jenkins, b. 1834, d. date unknown. Nancy Jenkins, b. 1835, d. date unknown. Claracy Jenkins, b. 1838, d. date unknown.
    -6-4 Noah Jenkins, b. 1841, d. date unknown.
    -6-5 Jessee C. Jenkins b. 01 Jan 1841, Johnson Co Tn, d 9 Nov 1902, Trade, Tn m 14 Nov 1867 Susan Marelda Stout dau of David M Stout and Sarah Shoun
    -6-6 Andrew Jenkins, b. 1847, d. date unknown.
    -6-7 Amanda Jenkins, b. 1848, d. date unknown.
    -6-8 Martha Jenkins, b. 1850

    -6-5-1 David Lafayette Jenkins, b 5 Sep 1869, Trade, Tn d. 7 Sep 1948, Clinton, Ar
    -6-5-2 Wiley A. Jenkins, b 1 Mar 1871, d. 5 Jul 1913, Johnson Co, TN.
    -6-5-3 Nettie V. Jenkins, b 15 Apr 1873, d. 12 Mar 1933, Johnson Co, TN.
    -6-5-4 Noah Williams Jenkins, b 2 Mar 1875, Johnson Co, TN, d 1 May 1927, Johnson Co, TN.
    -6-5-5 Smith Jenkins, b 7 Jul 1877, d. 01 Jul 1954.
    -6-5-6 Sarah O. Jenkins, b 17 Jun 1879, Johnson County, TN, d. 10 Oct 1957, Johnson Co, TN.
    -6-5-7 Callie M. Jenkins, b 21 Mar 1881, Johnson Co, TN, d. 1960, Johnson Co. TN.
    -6-5-8 Amanda Jenkins, b 31 Mar 1883, d. date unknown.
    -6-5-9 Jessie C. Jenkins, b 4 Jun 1885, Johnson Co, TN, d. 5 Mar 1927, TN.
    -6-5-10 Mary Lennis Jenkins, b 25 Sep 1887, Johnson Co, TN, d. 1 Jun 1955
    Wi7-10 ? Wilson 2
    Wi7-11 John Wilson b 1755 d 7 Mar 1863 Roan Mtn, Carter Co TN
    m1 Ruth Lloyd
    m2 Hannah Wilhoit
    Wi7-12 Rhoda Wilson b 1768 d 1863 Johnson TN
    m circa 1799 in Johnson Co TN Benjamin B Gentry son of Joseph Gentry and Winifred Oliver
    -1 Jesse Gentry b 1800
    -2 Joseph Gentry b 1801 d a 1880
    -3 William "Billy" Gentry b 13 Dec 1803 Carter/Johnson Co TN d 2 Feb 1892 Ashe Co NC m Mary "Polly" Greer, dau of Jesse Greer Sr and Mary "Polly" Morris
    -4 John Gentry b 1807 m1 Nancy Greer + 1 ch dau of Jesse Greer Sr and Mary "Polly" Morris grandau of Benjamin Greer b 9 Feb 1746 d 23 Oct 1816 and Nancy Wilcoxen b 17 May 1745 d 3 Oct 1790 gr grandau of John Willcockson b circa 1721 d after 1798 and Sarah Boone b 7 Jun 1724, d 1815 m2 Nancy Blackburn
    -5 Elizabeth Gentry b 1808
    -6 General Washington Gentry b 1810 d 1864
    -7 Lucy Annia Gentry b 1813

    -3-1 Frances A Gentry b c 1828 m General George Washington Gentry b 25 June 1830 son of John Gentry and Nancy Greer
    -3-2 Andrew Gentry b c 1830 d 1862 CW m Susannah Perkins
    -3-3 Joseph Calloway Gentry b c 1832 m Mary Jane Moore
    -3-4 Benjamin J. Gentry b 18 Aug 1834 d 23 Jun 1919 Johnson Co TN m Mary A. Hawkins
    -3-5 William Peter Gentry b. 11 Sep 1836 d 28 May 1916 m Caroline Calloway
    -3-6 Robert Gentry b c 1840 d 1862 CW m Nancy x
    -3-7 Jesse Gentry b bt 1840 - 1842, d 1863
    -3-8 Nancy Gentry b 12 Jul 1840 d 19 Nov 1912 m 5 Nov 1868 Henry Lawrence
    -3-9 Hannah Charlotte Gentry b. 10 Nov 1844 Ashe Co NC d there 4 Jan 1920 m 23 Sep 1863 Jordan "Jerd" Grogan, son of Henry Grogan and Susan Rice
    -3-10 Rhoda Elvira Gentry b. 10 Oct 1846 Ashe Co NC d 1929 m Jesse Franklin Black
    -3-11 John Henry Gentry b 11 Nov 1848 d 14 Apr 1914
    -3-12 Isham L. Gentry b 29 Nov 1850 d 16 May 1925
    -3-13 General G. Washington Gentry b 29 Jul 1852 d 19 Apr 1938
    -4-1 General George Washington Gentry b 25 Jun 1830

    -3-9-1 Marila Grogan b 18 Aug 1867 m Frank Nelson
    -3-9-2 Mary Jane Grogan b 21 Jul 1872 d 19 Apr 1959 m James Nero Worley son of Samuel S. Worley and Matilda E. Moore,
    -3-9-3 Sofronia Grogan b 18 Apr 1875 d 25 Apr 1969 Ashe Co NC m Fernando Curtis Worley son of Samuel S. Worley and Matilda E. Moore
    -3-9-4 Elonza Grogan b 27 Jul 1878 d 22 May 1965 m 29 Mar 1892 in Ashe Co Thomas William Grubb
    -3-9-5 Jacob Grogan b 14 Jan 1879 d 19 Oct 1977
    -3-9-6 Ovan Grogan b 13 Jan 1881 d 25 Feb 1970
    -3-9-7 Maggie Edith Grogan b 17 Mar 1883 m Joe McGuire
    -3-9-8 Isom Grogan b. 3 Jun 1885 d 9 May 1958

    -3-9-2-1 Joseph Henry Worley b 11 Nov 1892 d 1981
    -3-9-2-2 Peter McClay Worley b 6 Mar 1894 d 8 Apr 1983
    -3-9-2-3 Samuel Isaiah "Ira" Worley b 11 Dec 1895 d 14 Oct 1963
    -3-9-2-4 Ovan Reece Worley+ b 6 Nov 1898 d 1992
    -3-9-2-5 Quincy Garfield Worley b 19 Jan 1900 d 1985
    -3-9-2-6 Estella Beatrice Worley b 25 Apr 1902 d 19 Jun 1995
    -3-9-2-7 Salome Rosamond Worley b 10 Sep 1904, d 2001
    -3-9-2-8 Howard Taft Worley b 10 Jul 1909, d 29 Nov 1911
    -3-9-2-9 Conley Leroy Worley+ b 18 Nov 1912 d 26 Nov 2005
    -3-9-2-10 Edmund Spencer Worley b 10 Jan 1916 d 21 May 1997
    -3-9-3-1 Joseph Troy Worley b Jul 1895
    -3-9-3-2 Dellie Worley b. Apr 1897
    -3-9-3-3 David Solomon Worley b 1899
    -3-9-3-4 Callie Worley b c 1903
    -3-9-3-5 Ada Veronica Worley+ b 28 Oct 1904 d 28 Aug 2004
    -3-9-3-6 Jennie Worley b 1907 d 1 May 1935
    -3-9-3-7 John Worley b c 1913
    -3-9-3-8 Grant General Worley b 17 Dec 1913 d 6 Mar 1993
    Wi10-? of no established relation to the above was:
    y Wilson b about 1670
    -1 y Wilson b about 1700 -1-1 y Wilson b about 1730 -1-1-1 Cornelius Wilson b 1764 d 22 Jun 1822
    m Anne"Anney" x
    -1-1-1-1 John Wilson b: 1788
    -1-1-1-2 Mary Wilson b: 1793
    -1-1-1-3 Alexander Wilson b: 1794 in Maury Co. Tn d 6 Jul 1834 m Nancy Fuzzell
    -1-1-1-4 Nancy Wilson
    -1-1-1-5 Henry Stephens Wilson b 13 Jun 1802
    -1-1-1-6 Elizabeth Wilson

    -1-1-1-3-1 Sarah Wilson
    -1-1-1-3-2 James Madison Wilson b 1 Jan 1818 in Maury Co. Tn m 23 Jun 1838 in Maury Co Martha M. Jackson b ABT 1820 in Maury Co. Tn
    -1-1-1-3-3 Henry A. Wilson b: 1820
    -1-1-1-3-4 Cornelius Wilson b: 1821
    -1-1-1-3-5 Susan C. Wilson

    -1-1-1-3-2-1 Susan Leannah Wilson b: 5 May 1839 in Maury Co. TN
    -1-1-1-3-2-2 Nancy Jane Wilson b: 26 Jan 1841 in Maury Co. TN
    -1-1-1-3-2-3 William "Buck" Wilson b: 1843 in Obion Co. Tn
    -1-1-1-3-2-4 Henry M. Wilson b: 1844 in Obion Co. Tn
    -1-1-1-3-2-5 Martha Belle Wilson b: 3 Oct 1856
    -1-1-1-3-2-6 Frances P. "Frankie" Wilson b: 3 Jun 1848
    -1-1-1-3-2-7 Rebecca Gertrude Wilson b: Oct 1860 in Obion Co. TN
    -1-1-1-3-2-8 Sarah Wilson b: 1860 in Obion Co. TN
    of no establiched relation to the above was:

    wilson of Norwich


    compliments to Joanne Barnes
    Wi11-?. Robert Wilson b 28 Mar 1560 Norwich Norfolk England
    Wi10-1 Robert/Robartus Wilson bap 29 Mar 1590 St Peter Mancroft Church Norwich
    m Juliana x
    Wi10-1-1 John Wilson b 26 Mar 1627 Norwich
    m Elizabeth Newhouse b c 1630
    Wi10-1-1-1 Jonathan Wilson b 18 apr 1652 Norwich
    Wi10-1-1-2 John Wilson b 6 Jan 1653 Norwich
    m Rose
    Wi10-1-1-2-1 Elizabeth Wilson/Wyerson b 14 Jun 1679 Rackheath Norfolk
    m Thomas Freeman
    -1 Mary Freeman b 23 Nov 1701 Sutton Norfolk m John Bullock 18 Mar 1699 Norwich
    -2 Lydia Freeman b 4 Feb 1703 Norwich
    -3 Thomas Freeman b 7 Apr 1706 Norwich
    -4 Elizabeth Freeman b 5 Dec 1708 Nowich
    -5 John Freeman b 16 Feb 1711 Norwich
    Wi10-1-1-2-2 Mary Wilson b 13 Jan 1677 Norwich
    Wi10-1-1-2-3 Elias Wilson b 8 Aug 1676 Norwich
    Wi10-1-1-2-4 Thomas Wilson b 15 May 1672
    Wi10-1-1-2-5 John Wilson b 28 Dec 1681 Norwich
    Wi10-1-1-3 Richard Wilson b 27 Dec 1655 Norwich
    Wi10-1-1-4 Elizabeth Wilson b 11 Apr 1657 Norwich
    Wi10-1-1-5 Mary Wilson b 8 May 1658 Norwich
    Wi10-1-1-6 Isaac Wilson b 25 Dec 1662 Norwich
    Wi10-1-2 Richard Wilson b 20 Feb 1630
    Wi10-1-3 Robert Wilson b 21 Mar 1632 Norwich
    Wi10-1-4 Phillip wilson b 8 Oct 1637 norwich
    Wi10-1-5 marye Wilson b 6 Apr 1642
    Wi10-1-6 Thomas Wilson b 27 Dec 1635
    Wi10-2 James Wilson b 30 Dec 1592 Norwich
    Wi10-3 Grace Wilson b 20 Feb 1596 Norwich
    Wi10-4 Rebecca Wilson b 17 Aug 1600 Norwich
    Source: http://www.wilsonslanding.com/index_files/history.html
    http://www.cynthiaswope.com/withinthevines/WilsonFamily/Gen1William/FH01/FH01_001.HTM