WNC History Timeline

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www.childers-shepherd.org, 5 May 2009
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James Madison Wilson           +              Rebecca Stewart       
       1830 - 1862                                                      1835 -   
       
Davidson Co NC                                                 Davidson Co NC  
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                                       Christena Wilson (Schuman Whitney), 1856 - ?
                                       
John David Wilson (Mary Elizabeth Long), 1858 - 1924
                                       Charles Ransom Wilson (Flora Louise Smith), 1868 -



Notes: The census of 1870 lists Rebecca Wilson, 35, head of household, living in Midway, Davidson Co, NC,
with daughter Christena, 14, son John Wilson, age 11, and Charles Wilson, age 2. In 1880, John D. Wilson, 21,
resided in Midway, Davidson Co, NC, with wife Mary E. Wilson, 19, and brother Ransom Wilson, 12. In 1910, C.
Ransom Wilson resided in Midway, Davidson Co, NC, with wife Flora L. (Smith) Wilson and five children plus
one boarder. The death certificate of John David Wilson, Sr, (informant: John D. Wilson, Jr.) identifies his father
as Madison Wilson and his mother as Rebecca Stewart.

Sources: Death Certificate of John David Wilson;
       US Census 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880, 1920, Davidson Co NC;
       Writings of Elbert Ezra Wilson.