|William B Wilson|
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|Birth: ||Mar. 29, 1857|
|Death: ||Oct., 1936|
William B. Wilson prominent retired farmer and business man of Cromwell township, died at the home of his daughter Mrs. Bertha Chilcoat in Rockhill, Pa., early Wednesday morning at 12:15 after being confined to his bed for six weeks of complications.
Mr. Wilson was the son of Hugh and Ruth (Benner) Wilson and was born in Cromwell township, March 29, 1857 and was aged 79 years, 6 months and 17 days. He was a democrat in politics and had been a member of the Church of the Brethren for over 50 years. He was highly esteemed in his community and a reliable citizen. he served one term as county commissioner and one term as county auditor and frequently filled township offices and was a fire-insurance agent representing the Williamsburg Mutual Fire Ins. Co. His wife, Caroline Wilson passed away February 12, 1936.
Surviving are the following children: Mrs. Bertha Chilcoate, Rockhill; Roy Wilson, Saxton; (Ruth) Mrs. George Bilger, Mifflinburg; (Alice) Mrs. Guy Hall, McConnellstown; Esco Wilson, Three springs R.D., and Hugh Wilson, Shirleysburg, R. D.; also one foster son Earle Jenkins, of the U. S. Navy, and three brothers: H. E. Wilson, Mount Union, and A. H. Wilson, Three Springs.
Funeral services will be conducted at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Bertha Chilcoate, in Rockhill Saturday, Sept. 19 at 2 o'clock in charge of his pastor Rev. H. W. Hanawalt of McVeytown. Burial will be made in Three Springs cemetery by Reihart's funeral service.
Hugh Wilson (1828 - 1895)
Ruth Ann Benner Wilson (1831 - 1907)
Carolyne Starr Wilson (1858 - 1936)*
Bertha Mae Wilson Chilcoat (1884 - 1975)*
Roy Wilson (1886 - 1948)*
Alice America Wilson Hall (1890 - 1976)*
Galen B. Wilson (1895 - 1965)*
Hugh A Wilson (1898 - 1960)*
Three Springs Cemetery
Created by: frantic33
Record added: Dec 18, 2011
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