He was the son of James WILSON (1755-1800) and Sarah GIVENS (-1844).
He was married to Lydia "Lida" Ellen Owens in 1810 in Union Co., NC.
Their children together were:
Olive Wilson Biggs Jones (1813) Anna Green (1815) Elizabeth Wilson Richards William Allen Wilson (1819-1863) John Wilson, Jr. (1821-bef 1860) Mary A. (1823) Lydia Ellen Wilson Stark Yocum (abt 1829) Daniel Wilson(1830-bef 1874)) Ellen Wilson Stark (1832) Green Wilson (1835) John O. Wilson (1839)