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Stephen Nelson Wilson
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Birth: Jan. 31, 1859
Death: Jun. 5, 1929

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Served in Company B of the Old Texas Ranger force, under the now famed Col. Baylor
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Rockdale Reporter. -- Steve N. Wilson, a resident in and near Rockdale since the late seventies died Wednesday noon at the hospital at Cameron, where he was taken following a stroke of apoplexy about ten days ago. Funeral services, in charge of the local Masonic Lodge, were held Thursday evening at 6:00 o'clock from the home of his sister-in-law, Mrs. R.S. Wilson in Rockdale, burial being made in the family burial ground at the Old City Cemetery. At the grave the Rev. Chas. F. Smith, of the Methodist Church of Rockdale gave a scriptural reading and offered a soulful prayer. The Masons then took charge, using the impressive ritual of that order. The casket and grave were covered with beautiful floral tributes, sent by friends, relatives and fraternal organizations, which speak in language that only flowers can speak of the esteem in which deceased was held by those who knew him best. . . .

At an early date he married Miss Bertie Boone, daughter of Major and Mrs. Hannibal Boon, of Navasota. To this union three children were born one dying in infancy. The wife died leaving the young son, Jason Boone Wilson and daughter, Nell Wilson, who were reared by their father and his devoted sister, Mrs. C.A. Duffy, who claimed them as her very own. . . . Surviving are his son, Jason Boone Wilson of Rockdale; a daughter, Mrs. L.H. Ham of Hope, New Mexico; a brother, John Wilson, and sister, Mrs. C.A. Duffy, of Vivian, La. He is also survived by several grandchildren and nieces and nephews. Cameron Herald (Cameron, Texas), June 20, 1929
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From his Texas certificate of death
Name: S.N. Wilson
Death Date: 05 June 1929
Death Place: Rockdale, Milam County, Texas
Gender: Man
Race: white
Death Age: 70 years
Birth Date: 11 January 1859 [sic]
Birthplace: Marshall, Texas
Marital Status: widowed
Father's Name: J.C. Wilson
Father's Birthplace: Nashville, Tenn.
Mother's Name: Ruth Wilson
Mother's Birthplace: Tenn.
Occupation: Farmer
Cemetery: Old City Cemetery
Burial Date: 06 June 1929
Additional Relatives: Jason Wilson, Hicks, Tex.
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 Parents:
  Jason Carson Wilson (1804 - 1892)
  Ruth Davidson Wilson (1818 - 1901)
 
 Spouse:
  Harriet A Boone Wilson (1860 - 1894)*
 
 Children:
  Jason Boone Wilson (1887 - 1950)*
  Stephen Nelson Wilson (1890 - 1891)*
  Susan Nelson Ham (1893 - 1966)*
 
 Siblings:
  Jason H. Wilson (1842 - 1916)*
  Robert S Wilson (1844 - 1912)*
  Mary Wilson Harper (1854 - 1926)*
  Ruth Wilson Duffy (1857 - 1937)*
  Stephen Nelson Wilson (1859 - 1929)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Old City Cemetery
Rockdale
Milam County
Texas, USA
 
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Record added: Dec 28, 2010
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