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WILSON, JOHN MCKAMEY, JR.

WILSON, JOHN MCKAMEY, JR. (1808–1881). John McKamey (McKamie, MaKemie, McKemie) Wilson, Jr., minister and potter, was born in Mecklinberg County, North ... in 1808, the son of John McKamey and Mary (Erwin) Wilson. He came from a long line of Scots-Irish Presbyterians that included ...

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WILSON, JANE ADELINE SMITH

WILSON, JANE ADELINE SMITH (1837–?). Jane A. Smith Wilson, Comanche Indian captive, was born on June 12, 1837, in Alton, Illinois, ... 1853 the fifteen-year-old Jane Smith married James Wilson, a young farmer who lived nearby. Two months later the couple and James ...

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WILSON, ALFRED MAC

WILSON, ALFRED MAC (1948–1969). Vietnam War Medal of Honor recipient Alfred Mac Wilson was born in Olney, Illinois, on January 13, 1948, the second child to Fred and Edna (O’Neal) Wilson. The Wilson family moved to Odessa, Texas, in 1950. Growing up in Texas, ...

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WILSON, LOGAN

WILSON, LOGAN (1907–1990). Logan Wilson, teacher and university administrator, was born in Huntsville, Texas, on ... 6, 1907, the son of Samuel Calhoun and Sammie (Logan) Wilson. He received a B.A. degree from Sam Houston State Normal School in 1926 ...

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WILSON COUNTY

WILSON COUNTY . Wilson County (N-16) is on the upper coastal plain of South Texas. The county ... needs are also served by the Southern Pacific Railroad. Wilson County covers 807 miles with an elevation of 300 to 600 feet above sea ...

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WILSON, ROSCOE

WILSON, ROSCOE (1881–1936). Roscoe Wilson, lawyer, businessman, and civic leader, was born on March 5, 1881, in ... Texas, the son of Eugene Joseph and Della (Sweeney) Wilson. After finishing public school in Houston, he studied law in his ...

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CONNELL, WILSON EDWARD

CONNELL, WILSON EDWARD (1858–1936). Wilson Edward Connell, banker, was born on April 12, 1858, in Bell County, ...

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WILSON, WILLIAM REID

WILSON, WILLIAM REID (1839–1897). William Reid Wilson, doctor, was born at Wheatland Plantation, Mecklenberg County, Virginia, ... 22, 1839, to Margaret Cabell (Reid) and Dr. Goodridge Wilson II. In 1857 the family moved to Granville County, North Carolina, where ...

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WILSON, HARDING [HOP]

Listen to this artist WILSON, HARDING [HOP] (1921–1975). Harding "Hop" Wilson, blues singer, guitarist, and harmonica player, was born in ... thirteen children of Charlie Watson and Alma B. Johnson. Wilson grew up in Crockett, Texas, where his family moved while he was very ...

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WILSON, JAMES CHARLES

WILSON, JAMES CHARLES (1816–1861). James Charles Wilson, senator, was born in Yorkshire, England, on August 24, 1816. He ... of the Fourth Legislature to February 7, 1853. In 1856 Wilson was elected commissioner of the court of claims. In addition to his ...

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