Samuel Wilson

Samuel Wilson

Birth
Strattanville, Clarion County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 21 Jan 1879 (aged 70)
Strattanville, Clarion County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Strattanville, Clarion County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 59508570 · View Source
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Samuel Wilson, Esquire died of neuralgia of the heart at his home in Strattonville, Clarion county, Pennsylvania, January 21, 1879 aged 70 years. Mr. Wilson was a native of Clarion county, and has been identified with the business interests of this locality for over forty years. He was favorably known by leading business men in our large cities. As a business man he has stood in the front rank of his ability and energy, and at the time of his death was President of the First National Bank of Clarion, Pennsylvania. In social life he was a kind and genial husband, father and friend. Fond of society, generous in his hospitality, he always welcomed most heartily those who came to his home. The good angel of his life, under God, was Miss Elizabeth Moran, of New Jersey, a member of the M. E. Church, who became his wife in 1836, and now survives him. His sympathies were with the Church to which his wife belonged, and to it he gave his financial support. Her ministry found in him a friend who always welcomed them, and one who admired their self sacrifice and rejoiced in their success and comfort. In 1861 he identified himself with the Church. Shrinking from any prominence, and esteeming others more capable, he never became active in the services of the Church, but always rejoiced in the work and testimony of others, and in spiritual songs. The educational interests of the Church received his patronage and attention. In all the history of Carrier Seminary he was one of her Board of Trustees. Two years ago a movement for the formation of a district camp meeting association was inaugurated. He at once took an active part towards perfecting the scheme. To many it will be a regret that he did not live to see his hopes realized in the complete success of the undertaking. He stepped from a vigorous health into the unseen in a moment. He had complained for a few days from neuralgia pains, but had slept well. In the morning he arose, stepped down into the library intending to visit Clarion that day. He complained to a member of the household that he felt ill. He had been left alone but a few minutes when Mrs. Wilson entered the room. She found him reclining in his chair, as she had often seen him asleep. Not answering her repeated addresses she took him by the hand - - - it was cold, the heart was still. He leaves his devoted wife, one daughter and four sons. These not alone, but a large circle of friends, will cherish his memory. B. F. Delo.



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  • Maintained by: Sincerely Yours
  • Originally Created by: Sherrie Rice Smith
  • Added: 2 Oct 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 59508570
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Samuel Wilson (18 Aug 1808–21 Jan 1879), Find A Grave Memorial no. 59508570, citing Strattanville Cemetery, Strattanville, Clarion County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Sincerely Yours (contributor 46631715) .