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John Wilson

Male 1682 - 1759  (77 years)


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  • Name John Wilson 
    Born 23 Feb 1682  Andover, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died 24 Dec 1759  Andover, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I928  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of TNH
    Last Modified 3 May 2020 

    Father Joseph Wilson,   b. Abt 8 Nov 1642, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Apr 1718, Andover, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 75 years) 
    Mother Sarah Lord,   b. Abt 1658, Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 May 1727, Andover, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years) 
    Married 24 Apr 1678  Andover, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Family ID F16982  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mercy Wright,   d. 14 Feb 1759, Andover, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 21 Jun 1716  Andover, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Children 
    +1. Mercy Wilson,   b. 13 Aug 1717, Andover, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Aug 1751, Groton, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years)
    Last Modified 3 May 2020 
    Family ID F99  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Andover vital records consistently spell his surname "Willson."

      Of their fourteen children, two (Mercy, eldest, and John, third) survived to adulthood. Two died in infancy; eight died in November 1738 of the "throat distemper" epidemic that swept Essex County from 1735 to 1740, and their two last children died in October 1747, ages six and eight.

  • Sources 
    1. [S4090] John M. Switlik, "Research in Progress: The Trials of the Wilson Family." The Essex Genealogist 34:155, Aug 2014.

    2. [S1318] Derby Genealogy, Being a Record of the Descendants of Thomas Derby of Stow, Massachusetts by Viola A. Derby Bromley. New York: The Grafton Press, 1905., place only.

    3. [S2197] Vital Records of Andover, Massachusetts to the End of the Year 1849. Topsfield, Massachusetts: Topsfield Historical Society, 1912.

    4. [S4090] John M. Switlik, "Research in Progress: The Trials of the Wilson Family." The Essex Genealogist 34:155, Aug 2014., date only.

    5. [S101] The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England, 1620-1633, Volumes 1-3 and The Great Migration: Immigrants to New England,1634-1635, Volumes 1-7, by Robert Charles Anderson. Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1996-2011.