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Henry Wilson (Willson)

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Old Rappahannock Co, VA; mentioned in father's will; another source says Richmond Co, VA
Death: Died in Richmond Co, VA
Immediate Family:

Son of Elias Wilson, Sr. and Susan (Susanna) Wilson
Husband of Susannah Winifred Wilson
Father of John Wilson; George Willson; Sarah Ann Dozier; Mary Penelope Eidson; Elias Wilson and 5 others
Brother of John Wilson, son of Elias
Half brother of Bridgett Wilson Newman; James Wilson; Martha Wilson; Elizabeth Wilson; Elias Wilson and 2 others

Managed by: Pam Wilson
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About Henry Wilson

WILSON of Old Rappahannock & Richmond Co VA http://bettysgenealogyblog.blogspot.com/2012/03/surname-saturday-wilson-of-old.html MARCH 31, 2012

HENRY WILSON born about 1681, died 1737, Lunenberg Parish, Richmond Co VA married 1st) to an unknown wife, probably the mother of his children (not "SUSANNA WINIFRED JACOBUS" as so incorrectly listed on so many online trees), and 2nd) late in life, in about 1734 to WINIFRED JACOBUS, widow YEATS, PYCROFT & WILLIAMS (see Married Well & Often by Headley). The children of HENRY WILSON and his unknown first wife were:

--JOHN WILSON b abt 1710 Lunenberg Parish, Richmond Co VA, m SARAH MAULDIN, d/o RICHARD MAULDIN of Caroline Co VA (much more on them later)
--ELIAS WILSON b 1700-1710 Lunenberg Parish, Richmond Co VA, wife unknown
--GEORGE WILSON  b abt 1708 Lunenberg Parish, Richmond Co VA m ELIZABETH EIDSON; he was bound out as apprentice to learn the trade of joiner, according to HENRY's will
--THOMAS WILSON b 1700-1710 Lunenberg Parish, Richmond Co VA m ANN BRICKEY; Headley indicates THOMAS later moved to Bute Co NC
--SUSAN / SUSANNA WILSON  1700-1710 Lunenberg Parish, Richmond Co VA m EDWARD EIDSON, who recd an indentured servant RICHARD MOSS in HENRY's will; SUSANNA died 1778 in Richmond  Co VA.
--MARTHA ELIZABETH WILSON b abt 1710  m ALEXANDER DONIPHAN KELLY; he died Oct 1754 Lunenberg Parish, Richmond Co VA; wife may have died previously
--SARAH WILSON  b abt 1710 died before 1736, when husband JOHN DOZIER married 2nd) SUSANNA JACOBUS, widow of ROBERT DAVIS.

Here is a link to the will of HENRY WILSON who died 1737 Lunenberg Parish, Richmond Co VA (Headley, p 76-77) http://search.ancestry.com/browse/bookview.aspx?dbid=49405&iid=FLHG_WillsRichmondCnty-0046&rc=440,2632,559,2665;583,2627,725,2656&pid=117614&ssrc=&fn=Henry&ln=Wilson&st=g

Betty Tartas

Posted by: Betty Tartas (ID *****3449) Date: July 08, 2011 http://genforum.genealogy.com/wilson/messages/30653.html

HENRY WILSON, son of ELIAS WILSON Sr & SUSANNAH unknown, married WINIFRED JACOBUS, d/o ANGELL JACOBUS & ELIZABETH CLARK, as per their marriage record in Richmond Co VA (see book "Married Well & Often" by Robert K Headley, page 381)

WINIFRED married 1st) FRANCIS YEATS; 2nd) JOHN PYCRAFT & 3rd) THOMAS WILLIAMS ( she was NOT "Susannah Winifred Foushee", as so many online trees show--Susannah Foushee married a Bertrand, as per Robert K Headley "Married Well & Often" page 39, her father's 1729 Lancaster Co VA will, and her mother's 1731 Lancaster Co VA will. Lancaster Co VA was also formed partially from Old Rappahannock Co VA, and was right next to Richmond Co VA.

WILL of HENRY WILSON Lunenburg Parish, Richmond Co VA written 28 Feb 1736/37, probated 4 April 1737; wife WINIFRED; son JOHN the plantation whereon I now live, and all the land, 200 acres; son ELIAS the plantation he now lives with 100 acres; son HENRY 100 acres of land adjoining the land bequeathed to son ELIAS; son GEORGE 100 acres of land adjoining the land bequeathed to son HENRY; son THOMAS 200 acres of land adjoining the land bequeathed to son GEORGE; son GEORGE to be bound after next Christmas as an apprentice to learn the trade of joiner; dau SUSAN; son-in-law ALEXANDER KELLY; son-in-law EDWARD EIDSON to receive servant named RICHARD MOSS that I bought this year; son-in-law JOHN DOZIER to receive servant named RICHARD WIGMORE. Executor: son JOHN. Witnessed: WILLIAM JORDAN; JAMES WILSON. Will book 5, page 303

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Henry Wilson's Timeline

1671
1671
Old Rappahannock Co, VA; mentioned in father's will; another source says Richmond Co, VA
1698
1698
Age 27
Virginia, United States
1700
1700
Age 29
Lunenberg Co, Virginia
1702
1702
Age 31
Lunenberg Co, Virginia
1707
1707
Age 36
Lunenberg Co, Virginia
1708
1708
Age 37
Richmond Co, VA; lived in Bute Co, NC (now Warren Co, NC)
1709
1709
Age 38
Lunenberg Co, Virginia
1711
1711
Age 40
Lunenberg Co, Virginia
1712
1712
Age 41
Lunenburg County, Virginia, United States
1714
1714
Age 43
Lunenberg Co, Virginia