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David Wilson

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

Son of Moses Wilson and Jane Wilson
Husband of Dorcas Wilson and Louisa Dodge
Father of A.S. Wilson; Manfred C. Wilson; Lucy J. Haggett (Wilson); Priscilla Wilson and Quimby Wilson
Brother of Mary Ann Pierce (Wilson); Samuel Wilson; Reuben Wilson; Margaret Stanton (Wilson); Wilmot Wilson and 1 other

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

About David Wilson

David Wilson

Birth: circa 1808, Edgecomb, Lincoln Co, Maine

Death: Feb. 15, 1875

Father: Moses Wilson b, circa 1771, Boston, Mass; 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

Spouse (1) : Dorcas ______, b. circa 1793, Maine; d. Nov. 7, 1852

Spouse (2) : Louisa Dodge, b. circa 1820, Edgecomb, Lincoln Co, Maine


  • A S Wilson, b. circa Oct 1855; d. Apr. 5, 1857
  • Manfred C. Wilson, b. April, 1857; d. 1929; m. Elnora A. Dye (1862 - 1954)
  • Lucy J. Haggett (Wilson), b. circa 1859, Edgecomb, Maine; d. July 23, 1895 Edgecomb, ME
  • Priscilla Wilson, b. circa 1860, Maine
  • Quimby Wilson, b. circa 1864, Maine

June 1850 US Census for Edgecomb, Maine lists: David Wilson, 42, occupation: Farmer; and Dorcas Wilson, 56. Living next door are Jane Wilson, 64; Reuben Wilson, 40, occupation: Farmer; Louisa D. Wilson, 39; Wilmot Wilson, 39?, occupation: Farmer; Emily Wilson, 32?; Almatia C. Wilson, 2. All residents born in Maine.

June 1860 US census for Edgecomb, Lincoln County, ME lists: David Wilson, 51, occupation: Farmer; Louisa Wilson, 40; Children: Manfred Wilson,3; Lucy J. Wilson 1; ? ?, 5/12. All residents born in Maine. Living next door is his brother Samuel and family.

June 1870 US census for Edgecomb, Lincoln County, ME lists: 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.

Burial: Highland Cemetery, Edgecomb, Lincoln County, Maine

Inscription: AE. 67yrs.

Remember friends, as you pass by. That all mankind are born to die: Then let your cares on Christ be cast,. That you may dwell with him at last.


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David Wilson's Timeline

Edgecomb, Lincoln County, Maine, United States
October 1855
Age 47
Maine, United States
April 1857
Age 49
Maine, United States
September 1858
Age 50
Edgecomb, Lincoln County, Maine, United States
Age 52
Maine, United States
Age 56
Maine, United States
February 15, 1875
Age 67
Age 67
Edgecomb, Lincoln County, Maine, United States