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The Wilson's & Wilcutt's and McKinstry's & Robinsons of Iowa

Updated May 21, 2004

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The Wilson's of Iowa my main connections are to the Wilcutt's, Bartlets,Flemmings Scotts, Shurts, Phillips & Hursts.

The McKinstry's & Robinsons are my main connection January 08, 1813 to an Alexander McKinstry born in Co. Antrim. North Ireland.

Our biggest stumbling block in the parents of Michael L. Wilson.

Michael L. Wilson's parents seem to hide from us, so in your search keep this name in the back of your mind. Just perhaps you will be the one to light up my life.

The parents of Michael L. Wilson and we believe Delilah Wilson. I believe Michael and Delialah may have been brother and sister and possibly twins. The 1850 census perhaps miss lead us showing a Benjamin and Elsa Wilson living with Michael L. Wilson. We believe that the Benjamin and Elsa were the father and the brother of Michael L. Wilson's wife Sarah Ann Bartlett daughter of Benjamin & Elizabeth Fleming.

Generation No. 1

1. MICHAEL L.3 WILSON (Who??, Who??1)1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8 was born around 1823 in Kentucky 9,10, and died around,May 7, 1862 in Muncie Deleware or Grant County Indiana, believed killed by a falling tree.11,12. He married SARAH ANN BARTLETT13,14,15,16 October 18, 1843 in Clerk-Deleware County Indiana17, daughter of BENJAMIN BARTLETT and ELIZABETH FLEMING. She was born June 20, 1822 in Virginia17,18, and died March 20, 1911 in Knoxville-Marion County Iowa19,20.

More About MICHAEL L. WILSON:
Burial: Muncie Deleware County Indiana, Grant County in Thrailkill Cemetary in the old section. 3 miles North of town of Swayzee21,22,23,24
Note: L. May stand for Lauterback?
Occupation: Woodsman & Boot maker
Residence: Born in Kentucky, and may have met Sarah Bartlett in VA. ?? According to the Indiana census of September 13 1850 they lived in Washington Township in the County of Deleware.

More About SARAH ANN BARTLETT:
Burial: Graceland Cemetery, Marion county, Knoxville Iowa25,26
Divorced: Reuben Friermood ( Word of mouth no document)
Other Marriages: Sarah & Michael L. Wilson October 18, 1843
Residence: Kentucky & Indiana Grant county, Sims township, Washington Township District 24 County of Delaware Indiana.

More About MICHAEL WILSON and SARAH BARTLETT:
Marriage: October 18, 1843, Clerk-Deleware County Indiana27

Children of MICHAEL WILSON and SARAH BARTLETT are:
i. ROBERT4 WILSON28, b. 1847, Washington Township Delaware County, Indiana.; d. 1865, Robert Wilson was shot dead on a scouting expedition near Saratoga, KY..

More About ROBERT WILSON:
Residence: 1847, Washington Township Delaware County, Indiana.

ii. DAVID M. WILSON, b. 1848, Washinton township Delaware County, Indiana. See 1850 Census in his fathers album.; d. 1860, David died in Indiana sometime before 1860.
iii. SUSANNAH WILSON, b. 1849, Washington Township Delaware County Indiana or in or around Muncie-Deleware County, Indiana; m. FOWLER, February 10, 1893, Marion county Iowa.

More About FOWLER and SUSANNAH WILSON:
Marriage: February 10, 1893, Marion county Iowa

2. iv. BENJAMIN SR. F. WILSON, b. January 16, 1851, Ben was born in 1851/52 in Washington Township Delaware County, IndianaGrant county, Indiana The Knoxville Journal, 31 May and June, 1917 pp 49 of 1917 book of Obits has Benjamin F. Wilsons date of birth as January 15, 1840 and his death May 29, 1917.; d. May 29, 1917, Knoxville, Marion County,Iowa.
v. ANDREW JACKSON WILSON, b. March 1853, Mier, Sims Township, Grant County, Indiana; d. 1875, It is said Andrew was also killed by a falling tree, as Michael L. Wilson..

More About ANDREW JACKSON WILSON:
Residence: Lived with his Uncle Benjamin in Indiana till he was killed by a falling tree limb while coon hunint in 1875. No further record.

3. vi. JAMES H. WILSON, b. May 01, 1853, I have two sources of the birth dates the Bergess petition 1853 and 1856 from the web. Billiepad I choose the Burgess date.; d. February 07, 1954, Converse, ILL..
4. vii. MICHAEL CALVIN (CAL) WILSON, b. December 1

 
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