Person Sheet

Name John Wilson
Birth 1821, Washington Co., IL
Death 13 Oct 1907, Pawnee Co., KS
Burial McCune Cemetery, McCune, KS
Occupation Farmer
Father James Wilson (ca1787-1852)
Mother Mary (ca1784-1874)
1 Elizabeth "Eliza" McKinley
Birth 19 May 1831, Magheralin, Down, Ireland
Death 23 Oct 1904, McCune, Crawford Co., KS
Burial McCune Cemetery, McCune, KS
Father John McKinley (ca1807-1857)
Mother Jane Stevenson (ca1812-1898)
Marriage 1 Mar 1849, Washington Co., IL
Children Mary Jane (1850-1876)
James Alexander (Died as Child) (1852-1863)
Sara Angeline "Lina" (1854-1932)
William Thomas (1857-1936)
Margaret Elizabeth (Died as Child) (1860-1863)
Robert John (Died Before 1) (1860-1861)
Martha Ellen (Died Before 1) (1862-1863)
Samuel G. (1864-1881)
David Harve (1867-1950)
Minerva Ann (1869-1940)
Census Notes for John Wilson
1850: 20th District, Washington Co., IL
1860: Washington Co., IL (Real Estate $2000, Personal Estate $700)
1870: Lively Grove, Washington Co., IL
1880: Lively Grove, Washington Co., IL
1900: McCune, Osage Twp., Crawford Co., KS
John Wilson was born in Washington County, Illinois in 1821 and died at the home of his son D. H. Wilson in Pawnee County, Kansas, October 13, 1907, aged 86 years. He married Elizabeth McKinley Mar 1, 1849. Ten children were born, 4 of who survive. Mrs. Sarah A. Kennedy of Rozel, Pawnee Co., Ks, William T. Wilson of McCune, Ks, D. H. Wilson of Rozel, Ks, and Minerva A. Garrison of McCune, Ks. His wife departed this life, October 23, 1904. Since then he had made his home with his son, D. H. Wilson. He united with the Christian Church about 25 years of age, and lived a Christian life until his death.
McCune Herald, McCune, Crawford Co., KS, October 24, 1907
Obituary Notes for Elizabeth "Eliza" (Spouse 1)
Elizabeth McKinley was born in Ireland May 19th, 1831. When a child she was brought by her parents to Canada. After 6 years they moved to Ohio and from there to Illinois when Elizabeth was about 12 years. She was the eldest of 13 children, 10 of whom still survive. She was married March 1, 1849 to John Wilson in Washington County, Illinois. Of this marriage there were born 10 children of whom 4 survive the mother. In 1881 the family came to Crawford County, Kansas where they located a farm 2 miles north of Mccune, where they remained until April 1903 when the old couple moved to McCune. She joined the Associated Reform Church when about 16 years of age and remained a member of that church until its union with the United Presbyterian Church where she retained membership until the disbanding of that congregation in McCune. The aged husband survives, who with the children mentioned, together with 19 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren will cherish the memory of their loved one until called to meet her beyond the river.
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