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Mary Rutha Green Wilson

  • Birth 1794 Russell County, Virginia, USA
  • Death 7 Dec 1876 Bell County, Kentucky, USA
  • Burial Colmar, Bell County, Kentucky, USA
  • Memorial ID 39640995

Mary married Richard D. WILSON on 15 Dec 1806 in Knox County, Kentucky. Richard was born about 1780 in , , NC. He died before 14 Apr 1851 in , Harlan County, Kentucky.

They acquired land in Brownies Creek. They built their home at the mouth of Coalstone Branch.
He came to Southeast Kentucky to begin the Primitive Baptist Church. The legend: At the time of his calling he was living in NC and a light lead him out when he would have tarried in Speedwell, Tennessee. The light urged him forward into what was Knox Co., Kentucky until a divison formed Harlan Co., Kentucky in 1819. It would not be until 1867 that Bell Co., Kentucky was formed. Harlan was where he found his wife Mary Rutha Green

Richard and Mary had the following children:
John Wilson
Isiah Josiah Wilson b. About 1806
Simeon Wilson b. About 1807
Cynthia Wilson b. 1808 in Knox Co, KY
Henry Wilson b. 1810 in Knox Co, KY
Nancy Wilson b. About 1811 in Knox Co, KY
William Wilson b. About 1813 in Knox Co, KY
Mary Jane Wilson b. 1814
James Wilson b. About 1816 in Knox Co, KY
Robert Wilson b. 18 Jan 1820 in Harlan Co, KY
Richard Wilson III b. 1828 in Harlan Co, KY
Rutha Wilson b. 1830 in Harlan Co, KY
Elisha Green Wilson, Sr. b. 6 Jan 1833 in Harlan Co, KY
Sarah Wilson b. About 1819 in Knox Co, KY


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  • Created by: Gloria
  • Added: 19 Jul 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 39640995
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Mary Rutha Green Wilson (1794–7 Dec 1876), Find A Grave Memorial no. 39640995, citing Wilson Cemetery #1, Colmar, Bell County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Gloria (contributor 46853390) .