Descendants of James Lawson WILSON

First Generation

1. James Lawson WILSON was born estimated 1823. (census)
He appeared in the census in 1860 in Newton Township, Catawba Co., NC.

1203/1183 Lawson Wilson, 36 M Farmer, /1720 NC Emily 30 F NC Emanual 10 M NC John 8 M NC Harriette 6 F NC Sarah 6m F NC

He appeared in the census in 1870 in Caldwell Twp., Chronical community, Catawba County, NC.
42/42 Lawson Wilson 40 M W farmer 200/275 NC Delilah 37 F W KH Emanuel 19 M W farm laborer John 18 M W farm laborer Harriet 15 F W AH Sarah 11 F W James 6 M W AH Laura 9m F W (b. Sept 1869) Ellender 70 F W KH [Lawson's mother, Elenor "Nelly" Stacy]

He died after1880 in Rockwall County, Texas..

His record in the Civil War is as follows:
James Lawson Wilson , Residence: Catawba County, North Carolina Occupation: Farmer Enlistment Date: 13 March 1862 Distinguished Service State Served: North Carolina Unit Numbers: 153 153 WILSON, JAMES LAWSON, Private, Company K, 46th Infantry Regiment North Carolina Troops - Born in Catawba County* where he resided as a farmer prior to enlisting in Catawba County at age 37, March 13, 1862. Present or accounted for until wounded in the hand at Fredericksburg, Virginia, December 13, 1862. Returned to duty on or about January 9, 1863. Present or accounted for until wounded at Wilderness, Virginia, May 5, 1864. Reported absent wounded through December, 1864. Surrendered at Appomattox Court House, Virginia, April 9, 1865.

James Lawson WILSON and Rebecca Emily ROBINSON were married on 25 Apr 1850 in Catawba County, North Carolina. Emily, as she was known, was the daughter of Manuel ROBINSON and Mary "Polly" WARD. She was born on 6 Jan 1829 in Lincoln (Catawba) County, North Carolina. .

James Lawson WILSON and Emily ROBINSON had the following children:

+2 i. Emanuel (Manuel) WILSON (born on 6 Mar 1851).

+3 ii. John Harvey WILSON (born on 9 May 1852).
4 iii.
Sarah WILSON was born about 1860.
5 iv.
Harriett WILSON was born about 1854.
6 v.
Willard WILSON.
7 vi.
James Lawson WILSON Jr.was born about 1865.
8 vii.
Laura WILSON was born in Sep 1870.

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Descendants of James Lawson WILSON

Second Generation

2. Emanuel (Manuel) WILSON (James Lawson-1) was born on 6 Mar 1851 in Catawba County, North Carolina.
He appeared in the census in 1880. Catawba County Census, Caldwell Twp. (This was the year before Manuel married)
104 Setzer, Alferd W M 42, Farmer
, Polly F 43 Wife , Daniel M 19 Son , A.E. ,John F. ,Lucie A. , Sarah E.

Wilson, Emanuel

M 13 Son M 9 Son F 6 Dau F 3 Dau M 30, Farmer

This Alfred was b. 8 May 1839, d. 8 May 1926; bur. Fairview Cem., Hickory. He m. Polly Setzer, 25 Nov 1857. Alfred Setzer was Manuel's first cousin. He died on 28 Jan 1928 in Catawba County and was buried in Friendship Methodist Church Cemetery, Balls Creek, Newton, N.C..

Emanuel (Manuel) WILSON and Sarah Frances PLOTT were married on 1 May 1881 in Catawba County, North Carolina to Sarah Frances PLOTT (daughter of Miles PLOTT and Betty). She was born on 6 Dec 1860 and died on 15 Oct 1923. She was buried in Friendship Methodist Church Cemetery.

Emanuel (Manuel) WILSON and Sarah Frances PLOTT had the following children:

9 i. Ezzie(?) E. WILSON was born in Jun 1883.

10 ii. Sue Betty WILSON was born in Jul 1885. +11 iii. Effie WILSON (born on 24 Jun 1876). +12 iv. Gettus E. WILSON.

13 v. Nettie (Garnette) WILSON was born on 10 Sep 1887 in Catawba County and died there on 26 Aug 1950. She was buried in Friendship Methodist Church. 14 vi. Janie P. "Plottie" WILSON was born on 9 Nov 1891 in Catawba County and died there on 16 Jan 1983. She was buried in Friendship Methodist Church Cemetery.

3. John Harvey WILSON (James Lawson-1) was born on 9 May 1852 in Catawba County, North Carolina and died there on 24 Nov 1928. He was buried in Hopewell United Methodist Church Cem., Catawba Co., NC.

John Harvey WILSON and Nancy Millie Catherine JONES were married on 3 Sep 1879 in Catawba County to Nancy Millie Catherine JONES. She was born on 2 Jul 1862 in Catawba County, North Carolina and died there on 2 Apr 1925. She was buried in Hopewell United Methodist Church Cem. John Harvey WILSON and Nancy Millie Catherine JONES had the following children:

15 i. Nettie Lee WILSON was born on 6 Apr 1880 in Paris, Lamar, Texas and died on 7 Sep 1952 in Catawba County, North Carolina. 16 ii. Hattie Amanda WILSON was born on 5 Mar 1882 in Paris, Lamar, Texas and died on 16 Jun 1926 in Catawba County, North Carolina. She was buried in Hopewell United Methodist Church Cem. 17 iii. Manuel Elcana WILSON was born on 2 Apr 1883 in Paris, Lamar, Texas and died in Florida. He was buried in Hopewell United Methodist Church Cem. 18 iv. James Lawson WILSON was born on 5 Mar 1885 in Catawba County, North Carolina and was buried in Hopewell United Methodist Church Cem. 19 v. Arthur WILSON was born on 4 Feb 1887 in Catawba County, North Carolina and was buried in

Hopewell United Methodist Church Cem. +20 vi. John Fred WILSON (born on 7 Jun 1889). +21 vii. Thomas Robinson WILSON (born on 23 May 1891).

22 viii. Sarah Belle WILSON was born on 4 Jul 1883 in Catawba County, North Carolina and died on 23 Mar 1980 in Monroe, Union, North Carolina. 23 ix. Emily Caroline WILSON was born on 11 Jun 1897 in Catawba County, North Carolina and died on 6 Jan 1981 in Hickory, Catawba, North Carolina.

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Descendants of James Lawson WILSON

24 x. Matt Allee WILSON was born on 4 Sep 1898 in Catawba County and died there on 14 Dec 1967.
25 xi. Lucy Pearl WILSON was born on 27 Jul 1899 in Catawba County, North Carolina and died there
    on 27 Jul 1906. She was buried in Hopewell United Methodist Church Cem.
26 xii. Infant WILSON was born before 8 Mar 1901 and died in infancy in Catawaba County.
27 xiii. Willie Conra WILSON was born on 28 Feb 1902 in Catawba County, North Carolina (29 Feb is
    the date on the stone). He died on 5 May 1969 and was buried in Center Methodist Church Cem.,
    Catawba Co., NC.
28 xiv. Charley Vernon WILSON was born on 2 Dec 1906 in Catawba County and died there in 1963.

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