Hello everyone, I keep hitting my head against the wall. My second great Grandfather John Taylor Wilson is giving me massive and I mean massive headaches. Maybe people from the Illini state can help me better. His death cert has his parents names blank and differing documents list his birth state as either Illinois or Mo so, I am posting this twice in two differing state forums. According to 'his" 1880 US census he was living in Hamburg, Calhoun county, Illinois. The problem is John Wilson is such a common name it's like trying to find a needle is stack of other needles. So, Here is all of the information that I have on him thusfar, I hope someone can help me out. Thank you soo very much!
John Taylor Wilson
b-26 September 1861 Illinois or Mo
m-12 July 1888 Junction, Kimble co, Texas
Launa Jane New
wife b-12 April 1862 Harper, Gillespie, Texas
wife d-28 January 1939 Roosevelt, Texas
d-10 December 1939 Menard, Menard co, Texas
Frank Marion (my great grandfather)
7 April 1890 Junction, Kimble co, Texas.
11 October 1969 Retsil, Kitsap co, Washington St
4 June 1892 Texas
15 october 1985 Santa Clara, Santa Clara co, California
7 April 1894 Texas
18 June 1967 Bexar co, Texas
4 Feb 1897 Texas
April 1980 Junction, Kimble co, Texas
18 April 1905 Texas
9 September 1992 Bexar co, Texas
His suspected parents:
b-September 1841 Illinois
Mary Last name unknown
b-April 1839 Illinois/Mo
b-abt 1866 Illinois
b-abt 1868 Illinois
b-abt 1872 Illinois
b-abt 1875 Illinois
b-abt 1879 Illinois
d-1999 unknown as to where.
According to records my ancestor leads here however as of late another John "S" Wilson tied to this family appears. Am I on the right course? If not would someone please help me find the right one? I mean I have been trying to crack this for almost a year and any help would be loved and repaid someday. Thank you soo very much!