James R. Wilson - b. 1835 Yancey County, NC died 1892 Ball Ground, Cherokee, Ga spouse:LUCINDA J. ARROWOOD
1880 US FEDERAL CENSUS: James R. Wilson - age 44 b. @ 1836 NC parents b. NC farmer spouse: Lucinda Wilson age 39 b. @ 1841 NC parents b. NC Location: Coosawattee, Gilmer, GA Children listed in census: James R - age 16 b. NC b. @ 1864 (not a good time to be born!) Margaret E age 13 b. NC Julia A. age 11 b. NC Andrew I age 9 b. NC Ransom M age 7 b. NC Corelia E (might be Cordelia?) age 5 b. GEORGIA (Prob when they moved) William M. age 3born GEORGIA Harriett S. age 9 months b. GEORGIA @ 1879
so they had children from about 1864 to 1879
The parents died young - see more information.
ANCESTRY.COM - FAMILY TREE ENTRY: James R. Wilson 1835 NC to 1892 GA 1870 age 35 Cainey River, Yancey Co, NC 1880 Coosawatee, Gilmer, GA 1892 died age 57 Ball Ground, Cherokee, GA
Lucinda J. Arrowood 1843 - 1892 died age 49 (did this couple die of a disease like flu or something in same year?) b. Yancey Co.,NC d. Georgia Father: Clemuel 1816 - 1901 mother: MARY "POLLY" ALLEN 1818-1901 - THERE IS THE ALLEN CONNECTION, I THINK 1850 - LUCINDA AGE 7 - YANCEY CO, NC 1870 AGE 27 - LUCINDA IN CAINEY RIVER, NC
CLEMUEL ARROWOOD b. Burnsville, Yancey Co, NC d. 1901 Yancey County, NC TEN CHILDREN FATHER: James Arrowood - b. 1794 Rutherford Co, NC died 1845 Yancey Co, NC married Nancy Elizabeth Britton in Buncombe Co, NC 16 children
father of James Arrowood: James William Arrowood b. 1763 MD and died Paint Fork,Madison, NC married Sarah Bryant 1800 lived Salisbury, Rowan, NC 1810 lived Wilkesboro, Wilkes, NC 1850 lived Buncombe Co, NC James William Arrowood and Sarah had 12 children
Hope that using side-lines you may find out more information on your original familyof James R. Wilson and the Allens with whom he lived.I did not find any parents for him. However, you might us: USGENWEB: STATE OF NC, COUNTY OF YANCEY and find some information. He may have been an orphan when he lived with Joseph and Anna Allen or maybe helping with farm work.