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James S Wilson
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Birth: Feb. 4, 1801
Caswell County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Jul. 28, 1882
Livingston County
Kentucky, USA

James Wilson was a son of James Wilson, a Revolutionary War Captain, and Amelia "Milly" Burgess Wilson. He was born in Caswell County NC. In Livingston Co KY, he married Louisa M. Spell on September 7, 1924. Family Tradition has it that they had six children with only one of them living to reach adult age (William Henry Harrison Wilson.)
Family Tradition: James and his wife with the help of others built the Wilson dog-trot style log cabin near Lola KY. They completed the chimney in 1840. Records indicate that he was also a farmer and Road Surveyor, caring for a section of roads near his home on the Golconda to Salem Road in Livingston Co KY.

He gave permission as natural guardian for the marriage of Mary Adcock, his orphaned niece, to Rueben Barnett.
Throughout the years several orphaned relatives resided in his home.

-Jerry Bebout 
 
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 Parents:
  James Wilson (1752 - 1811)
  Amelia Burgess Wilson (1775 - 1865)
 
 Spouse:
  Louisa M. Spell Wilson (1806 - 1870)*
 
 Children:
  William Henry Harrison Wilson (1840 - 1910)*
 
 Siblings:
  Agness Wilson Pringle (1799 - 1879)*
  James S Wilson (1801 - 1882)
  John G Wilson (1802 - 1866)*
  Parmelia Wilson Parmely (1805 - 1863)*
  William B. Wilson (1809 - 1864)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Slayden Cemetery #1
Burna
Livingston County
Kentucky, USA
 
Maintained by: Jerry Bebout
Originally Created by: Charles Lay
Record added: Sep 23, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 42285247
James S Wilson
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- Patricia G Crawford
 Added: Jan. 12, 2014
My great great grandfather
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 Added: Jan. 27, 2013

-Anonymous
 Added: Sep. 22, 2012
 
 
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