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 Mary Ann <I>Bell</I> Wilson

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Mary Ann Bell Wilson

  • Birth 28 May 1830 Monroe County, Tennessee, USA
  • Death 6 Dec 1906 Everton, Dade County, Missouri, USA
  • Burial Everton, Dade County, Missouri, USA
  • Plot Row 12, Grave 10
  • Memorial ID 57622887

Mary Ann is a daughter of Silas and Ellender Wallace Bell. She married Solomon Hayes Wilson at age fourteen on December 8, 1844, and moved with her husband and five children to Dade County, Missouri in 1957. They settled on the old homestead in what is now known as the Hampton neighborhood where most of their children were born and raised. She is a mother of fifteen, twelve who lived to adulthood.

From her obituary-

...during these ten years and more of her widowhood, while she knew that she lived in the affections of her children and grandchildren, yet she longed for the companionship of him who had been her comfort and support during the most active period of her earthly life; and let us hope that their pure spirits are now reunited in the Paradise of God, and are there awaiting our coming.

Mary Ann with her husband, soon after coming to the state, united with the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, first at Old Liberty, then at Hampton and afterward at Everton. From here they have been transferred both "To the general assembly and church of the first born, which are written in heaven and to God the Judge of all, and to the spirits of just men made perfect."

Momma Wilson was one of God's noble women; she was truly a mother of Israel. She has gone out from us, yet her influence for good still lives. "Her childrenn call her blessed, and her own works praise her in the gates."

Bio by: P Jones

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  • Created by: Dayna Hall-Testerman
  • Added: 24 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 57622887
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Mary Ann Bell Wilson (28 May 1830–6 Dec 1906), Find A Grave Memorial no. 57622887, citing Hampton Cemetery, Everton, Dade County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Dayna Hall-Testerman (contributor 47331436) .