About Jasper Green Wilson
Came to Utah with the Milo Andrus Company in 1850.
- ******Born 6 Aug 1827, Perryville, Richland, OH to Whitford Gill WILSON and Mary SHEEHAND. The 1842 Nauvoo Census shows him as Jasper G. WILSON.
He crossed the plains in 1849 with his parents. Jasper is found in the 1850 Utah Census twice, once in Salt Lake County as Jasper WILLSON, blacksmith, age 24, born OH, with a wife, Sabra. He is also found in the Utah County listing, also as blacksmith, age 24, living with a CROCKETT family, but no mention of Sabra. He died 10 Feb 1878. One of the oldest log cabins in Davis County, lIT was build by Jasper, his brother, Calvin, and his brother-in-law, D. E. CHAFFIN. It was built at the juncture of the Lagoon Lane and Main Street in Farmington, and was the home of Charles W. PENROSE and his family for a time. (AF-F; NAUl:16; HTWIO:422; FFU:52,82; AEL2:227; SEB)
PROBATE RECORD FOR - J.G.Wilson, In the Probate Court of the County of Kern, State of California. In the matter of the Estate of J.G. Wilson deceased. Petition for Letters of Administration. To the Hon. P. T. Colby Judge of the Probate Court of the said County of Kern, State of California. The Petition of Mrs Sabra A. Wilson of said County respectfully shows: That J.G. Wilson died on or about the Twenty first day of February A.D. 1878? in the said County of Kern, State of California. That said deceased at the time of his death was a resident of the said County of Kern, State of California. That said deceased left estate in the said county of Kern, State of California consistiong of Real and Personal property; The the value and character of said property, so far as known to your applicant are as follows, to-wit: 40 head of horses value $280.00, About 500 sheep value $75.00, 6 hogs value $12.00 - 2 wagons value $50.00, 2 sets harness value $20.00, 20 head of goats $20.00, 25 shares in the K.R.W. &I. less (ditch)? value $100.00 - 80 acres of land to wit: E2 of SE 4 (lec)? 7 Gp I 9 R 28 E value $150.00 held by contract of purchase from S.P.R.R.(les)? That the estate and effects for or in respect of which letters of administration are hereby aplied for do not axceed the value of $1250.00. That the next of kin of said deceased and whom your petitioner is advised and believes and therefore alleges to be the heirs at law of said deceased...Athena Wilson(St. Merry) aged 26 yrs, Maggie Starr aged 24yrs, Whitford G. Wilson aged 21 yrs, Edwin Wilson aged 20 yrs, Thomas Wilson aged 16 yrs, Mary Wilson aged 14 yrs, George Wilson aged 10 yrs, Grissella Wilson aged 9 yrs, Victoria Wilson aged 5 yrs, children of deceased near Bakersfield, Kern County, California. etc. signed Sabra A. Wilson