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James Wilson
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Birth: 1779
Coylton
South Ayrshire, Scotland
Death: Jan. 26, 1865
Colmonell
South Ayrshire, Scotland

James was the second son of John Wilson and Janet Murdock and was born in 1779 on the Ilpatrick farm in girvan. James spent his youth on the home farm and in 1806 or 1807 he married Jane Lusk. She was the daughter of Andrew Lusk and Margaret Kerr, and was the cousin of Sir Andrew Lusk, who was the Lord Mayor of London. James was an ideal man, vigorous, industrious, temperate and an intensive and generous Presbyterian. He is reported to have been a well-known singer of church music. His wife, Jane, has been reported to have rare business talents, keen foresight, was clean, loveable and somewhat slim. She operated a little country store on the firm. The family was considered to be fairly prosperous. They lived most of their married lives on the Glessel farm near Pinmore and Kilpatrick. James and Jane had
eleven children: Margaret Kerr, Jennat, John, Jean, Mary, West, Sarah, Chirstina, James, Grace and Andrew.

Jean Wilson Sloss-Find A Grave Memorial# 6061358

 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Jane Lusk Wilson (1789 - 1861)
 
 Children:
  Margaret Kerr Wilson McDowall (1808 - 1874)*
  Janet Galt (1809 - 1901)*
  John Wilson (1811 - 1892)*
  Andrew Wilson (1815 - 1817)*
  Jean Wilson Sloss (1818 - 1904)*
  West Wilson (1820 - 1907)*
  Sarah Wilson McMillan (1822 - 1907)*
  Christina Wilson Dodd (1824 - 1913)*
  Grace Wilson Wilson (1826 - 1918)*
  James Wilson (1827 - 1901)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Erected by
James WILSON
Little Pinmore In Memory of His Wife
Jane LUSK
Who Died 25th November 1861
Aged 72 Years
And of Their Son
Andrew WILSON
Who Died 1817
Aged 17 Months.
And of The Above
James WILSON
Who Died at Little Pinmore
26Jan, 1865, Aged 86 Years


 
Burial:
Colmonell Cemetery
Colmonell
South Ayrshire, Scotland
 
Maintained by: Marilyn Harrison
Originally Created by: Dreameralilu
Record added: Aug 13, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 95281630
James Wilson
Added by: Marilyn Harrison
 
James Wilson
Added by: Dreameralilu
 
 
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Rest in peace my dear great grandfather. I think we could have been great friends. You are loved.
- Marilyn Harrison
 Added: Sep. 18, 2012
 
 
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