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Wilmot Wilson

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Edgecomb, Lincoln County, Maine, United States
Death: Died
Place of Burial: North Edgecomb Cemetery, Edgecomb, Lincoln County, Maine, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Moses Wilson and Jane (Jenny) Wilson (Somes)
Husband of Louisa Dodge and Hannah C. Woodard
Father of Emily J. Wilson; Henry Wilson; Elba P. Wilson and Almatia Wilson
Brother of Mary Ann Pierce (Wilson); Samuel Wilson; David Wilson; Reuben Wilson; Margaret Stanton (Wilson) and 1 other

Occupation: Farmer
Managed by: David Leeman Wilson
Last Updated:

About Wilmot Wilson

Wilmot Wilson

Born: February 1, 1820, Edgecomb, Lincoln Co., Maine

Died: January 21, 1886

Occupation: Farmer

Father: Moses Wilson b, circa 1771, Boston, Massachusetts; d. March 7, 1842, Edgecomb, Lincoln, Maine

Mother: Jane Somes b. July 10, 1785 in Newcastle, Lincoln, Maine; d. Nov. 22, 1887 in Edgecomb, Lincoln, Maine

Married (1) 31-Oct-1844, in Edgecomb, Lincoln Co., ME. Married by Rev. Elias Wells

Spouse: Louisa Dodge , b. Jan 4, 1811, Edgecomb, Lincoln Co., ME; d. Mar 14, 1859, Edgecomb, Lincoln Co., ME

Note: Wilmot Wilson and his wife Louisa Dodge were second cousins. Wilmot's maternal grandfather David Somes and Louisa's paternal grandmother Sarah Dodge (Somes) were siblings.

Children:

  • Emily J. Wilson, b. circa 1846, Maine
  • Henry Wilson, b. circa Sept 1845, Maine; d. Apr. 27, 1847, 1y. 8m.
  • Almatia Wilson, b. circa 1848, Maine
  • Elba P. Wilson, (male) b. circa 1851, Maine

Married (2): 28 Sep 1859, Brunswick, Cumberland, Maine

Spouse: Hannah C. Woodard, b. circa 1812; d. Sep. 8, 1880

June 1850 US Census for Edgecomb, Maine lists: Jane Wilson, 64; Reuben Wilson, 40, occupation: Farmer; Louisa D. Wilson, 39; Wilmot Wilson, 29, occupation: Farmer; Emily Wilson, 32?; Almatia C. Wilson, 2. All residents born in Maine

June 1860 US Census for Edgecomb, Maine lists: Wilmot Wilson, 40, occupation: Farmer; Hannah Wilson, 47; Emily Wilson, 14; Almatia Wilson, 11; Elba Wilson, 7. All residents born in Maine

Aug 6, 1862, Portland, Maine, enlisted into Military Service, mustered in Portland, Aug 29 1862, G Co., 20th Inf., duration 3 years: Wilson, Wilmot, Rank: Private, age 42, 5 ft, 8", light complexion, Hazel eyes, Light Hair, married, born Edgecomb, residence Edgecomb, occupation: Farmer, discharged for dis Mar 4, 1863

Sept 7, 1864, Portland, Maine, Military Service enlistment, Arm of Service: Navy, duration 1 year : Wilson, Wilmot, Rank: Landsman, age 44, 5 ft, 6 1/4", dark complexion, Blue eyes, Light Hair, married, residence Edgecomb, ME, occupation: Farmer, discharged Aug. 29, 1865. served in: Sabine, Ohio, New Hampshire, Home, Gladiolus, and Emma

June 1870 US Census for Edgecomb, Lincoln County Maine lists: Wilmot Wilson, 50, occupation: Farmer; Hannah Wilson, 57, occupation: Keeping House; Emily J. Wilson, 23, occupation: Works in Printing Office; Elba P., (male) 18, occupation: Farm Laborer. all residents born in Maine.

Living next door is his mother and his brothers family : David Wilson, 62, occupation: Farmer; Louisa Wilson, 50, occupation: Keeping House; children: Manford Wilson, 13; Lucy J. Wilson 11; Priscilla Wilson, 10; Quimby Wilson, 6; Jane Wilson, 85. All residents born in Maine.

June 1880 US census for Edgecomb, Lincoln County, ME lists: Wilmot Wilson, 60, b. Maine, father b. Mass, mother b. Maine, occupation: Farmer; wife - Hannah Wilson, 67, b. ME, parents b. ME, occupation: Keeping House; mother - Jane Wilson, 95, father b. MA, mother b. ME; boarder - Willie Nobber, 17, b.Me. parents b. ME, occupation: Laborer

Burial: North Edgecomb Cemetery, Edgecomb, Lincoln County, Maine

Sources:

"Maine, Marriages, 1771-1907," index, FamilySearch - https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/F4F3-F9W

"Maine, State Archive Collections, 1718-1957", index and images, FamilySearch - https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/246J-PSD

"United States Census, 1850," index and images, FamilySearch - https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-266-12115-107063-8?cc=1401638

"United States Census, 1870," index and images, FamilySearch - https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M6DG-3KK

Maine, Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Card Index, 1861-1865: "Maine, State Archive Collections, 1718-1957," index and images, FamilySearch https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1942-21942-77819-36?cc=1877829

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=wilson&GSiman=1&GScid=90292&GRid=36675634&

http://files.usgwarchives.net/me/families/somes001.txt

VR of Edgecomb and Newcastle In The County of Lincoln, Maine To The Year of 1892 Christine Huston Dodge, Compiler Skidompha Library, Damariscotta, ME 1979 Original at Bowdoin College

Genealogy of the Dodge family, of Essex county, Mass. 1629-1898, by Joseph Thompson Dodge, 1823- Volume: 1 - https://archive.org/stream/genealogyofdodge01dodg/genealogyofdodge01dodg_djvu.txt

http://files.usgwarchives.net/me/lincoln/cemeteries/north.txt

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Wilmot Wilson's Timeline

1820
1820
Edgecomb, Lincoln County, Maine, United States
1844
October 31, 1844
Age 24
Edgecomb, Lincoln County, Maine, United States
1845
1845
Age 25
Maine
1846
1846
Age 26
Maine, United States
1848
1848
Age 28
Maine, United States
1851
1851
Age 31
Maine, United States
1859
September 28, 1859
Age 39
Brunswick, Cumberland County, Maine, United States
1862
August 6, 1862
- March 4, 1863
Age 42

Wilmot Wilson enlisted in the military Aug. 6, 1862, and mustered in on Aug 29 1862. He served as a Private in Co. G, 20th infantry. He left the service March 4, 1863, discharged for dis. Years of service 3? Decsription: Age 42, married, light complexion, hazel eyes, light hair, 5' 8", occupation - farmer.

1864
September 7, 1864
- August 29, 1865
Age 44
Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, United States

Wilmot Wilson enlisted in the navy in Portland Maine on Sep 7 1864, rank: Landsman. He served for one year in Sabine, Ohio, New Hampshire, Home, Gladiolus, and Emma. He was discharge Aug 29, 1865. Description: age 44, 5' 6 1/4", dark complexion, married, occupation: farmer.

1886
January 21, 1886
Age 66