From Hanna's Historical Collections of Harrison Co., Ohio, p. 583, published 1900:
JOHN WILSON,a native of Washington county, Penn.; removed to Short Creek township, Harrison county, Ohio, 1806; and in May 1834 settled in Rumley township; m. in Pennsylvania, Esther Fisher; had issue:1. William H., b. Sept. 22, 1903; d. in Rumley township, August 1887; m. Margaret A. McComb, d. March, 1884 (had issuee:i. Eliza J.., m C. N. Coulter, and settled in Michigan; ii. John A.; iii. Hadassah, m. James V. Thompson, and settled in Richland county, Ohiop; iv. R. M.; v. W. L., b. Oct. 29,1841; m. August 1880 M. A. Mefhaffey of near Mount Hope, Washington county, Penn.; vi. Mary E.; vii. James R., settled at Arkansas City, Ark; viii. David Mc.; ix. T. H. m. S. G. Phillips, and settled at Arkansas City, Ark.); 2. James; 3. Hugh; 4. John; 5. Samuel; 6. David; 7. Esther; 8. Margaret; 9. Elizabeth, d, in infancy.
1850 census, Rumlely Twp., Harrsion Co., Ohio: 43 Wilson William H. 46 farmer Washington Co. Pa. Wilson Margaret A. 38 Washington Co. Pa. Wilson Eliza Jane 15 Washington Co. Pa. Wilson John 13 Washington Co. Pa. Wilson Adessy Ann 11 Washington Co. Pa. Wilson Rebecca M. 9 Harrison Co. Oh. Wilson William L. 7 Harrison Co. Oh. Wilson Mary E. 6 Harrison Co. Oh. Wilson James R. 4 Harrison Co. Oh. Wilson David M. 3 Harrison Co. Oh. Wilson Tabitha H. 8/12 Harrison Co. Oh.