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Wilson Henderson Bethel, Jr
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Birth: Feb. 26, 1859
Jersey County
Illinois, USA
Death: Oct. 26, 1948
Fannin County
Texas, USA

HUSBAND OF S. Elizabeth Gregston Bethel, m. 13 Nov 1885. She preceded him in death in 1908. They had 10 children:

Ionly Bethel Whisenhunt [1886-1975]
Q.T. "Tom" Bethel [1888-1970]
U. V. "Jack L" Bethel [1890-1918] -link below
Ioma Bethel Walker [1891-1970]
Erie B. Bethel [1893-1968]
Clara Dell Bethel [1895-____]
Lark Bethel [1899-1970]
Vergil M. Bethel [1901-1961]
Earnest Bethel [1904-____]
Mack Herman Bethel [1906-1978]

Wilson is son of Wilson Henderson Bethel, SR and Sarah Ann Goodman Harper Bethel, m. 8 Sep 1845. Wilson, Sr died 1859, the year Wilson, Jr was born. His mother, Sarah, took her family to live w/her Father-in-law, Chester F Bethel.


1860 United States Census
Home in 1860: Richwood, Jersey, Illinois
Household Members:
Chester Bethel 69
Jane Bethel 71
Sarah A Bethel 35
Lenson Bethel 14
Larkin Bethel 12
Edward Bethel 11
Martha Bethel 8
Emily Bethel 9
Ira B Bethel 3
Wilson Bethel 1

source: 1860 Fieldon Township Census: BETHELS: Chester & Jane, Sarah, and Claude, Larkin, Ira B, Lenson, Martha, Emily, and Wilson, age 1.

Neither census includes Arabella. Is it being misunderstood as "Ira B"? (both b.1857?)

Lenson Waller Bethel (1846-1878)
- m. Lucy Westbrook
Larkin Richardson "Lark" Bethell (1847-1938)
- m. Francis 'Fannie' Evaline Westbrook
Claud Thomas "Cloud" Bethel (1849-1925)
- m. Sallie Stewart
Martha Jane Bethel (1851-1913)
- ?never married
Emily Florence Bethel (18531934) d.Oregon
- m. Thomas Rohen Chandler 1870 Fannin, TX
Arabella Johnson "Bell" Bethel (1857-1943) b.IL
- m. Thomas Henry Westbrook
Ira B. Bethel (1857- ) b. Fieldon, Jersey, Ill


Home in 1900: Hunt, Texas;
Race: White; Gender: Female
Relation to Head of House: Wife
Spouse's Name: Wilson Bethel
Marriage Year: 1886 Years Married: 14
Father's Birth: Ky -John Riley Gregston
Mother's Birth: Va -Virginia Forlines
Household Members:
Wilson Bethel (JR) 41 father
S E Bethel 32 mother
Ionly Bethel 13 (dau)
Q T Bethel 11
U V Bethel 11 -"Jack"
Ioma Bethel 10 (dau)
Eric Bethel 7 (Erie)
Clariedell Bethel 4 (dau)
Lash Bethel 8/12 (Lark)
Family links: 
  Wilson Henderson Bethel (1827 - 1859)
  Sarah Ann Bethel (1825 - 1916)
  Elizabeth Gregston Bethel (1868 - 1908)*
  Jack L. Bethel (1890 - 1918)*
  Ernest Bethel (1903 - 1998)*
  Lenson Waller Bethel (1846 - 1878)**
  Larkin Richardson Bethell (1847 - 1938)*
  Cloud Thomas Bethel (1849 - 1925)*
  Chester Bethell (1855 - 1856)**
  Arabella J. Bethel Westbrook (1857 - 1943)*
  Wilson Henderson Bethel (1859 - 1948)
*Calculated relationship
Westbrook Cemetery
Wolfe City
Hunt County
Texas, USA
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Originally Created by: Deborah Parker
Record added: Jan 08, 2004
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Wilson Henderson Bethel, Jr
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Wilson Henderson Bethel, Jr
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