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John R. Wilson, Minnie F. (widow of William R.) Wilson, Orsamus R. Wilson, 7S 42W
 



JOHN
John R. proved up on a quarter in 33, 7S 42W in 1894.
There's a John Wilson in 1900 Sherman County, Kansas, born July 1835 in Ohio, married 36 years to Mary E. Aug 1842 Pennsylvania. May B. January 1880 Pennsylvania, Edward R. Jan 1882 Pennsylvania, and Lillie M. Oct 1888 Nebraska.
Lillie Maude (Wilson) Skinner was born Oct 2, 1888 in Saline County, Nebraska to John WIlson and Elizabeth Gosley.

MINNIE
Minnie proved up on a quarter in 34, 7S 42W in 1894.
There was a William R. Wilson, a Civil War soldier in an Illinois Regiment, living at Horton Kansas in 1891, and moved to Rulo, Nebraska in 1892.
"He had a cousin in the same company, of the same age, bearing the same name, and wounded in the same part of the body."
William R. Wilson, married Minnie F. Thatcher, both age 28, October 1, 1888 in Lancaster County, Nebraska.
ORSAMUS
Orsamus R. Wilson Apr 1844 in NY
1850 in Winfield, DuPage Co, Illinois (age 18, b. in NY)
Armilda Renner is in Clay County, Indiana in 1850, 12, with parents Ransom and Nancy. In 1870 Marshall County, Iowa she's Armilda Ferguson, with six kids, including Eva, age 2.


1860 in Winfield, DuPage Co, IL (age 28, b. in NY)
1880 at 708 E. Nevada St, Marshalltown, Marshall Co, IA (age 44, b. in NY) He's a carpenter, with Armilda 42, Eva E. 11, Frank E. 7, Edward S. 6, William W. 4, and Walter S. three months.

1885 (IA State Census) in Le Grand Twp, Marshall Co, IA (age 51, b. in NY)
Orsamus cash-claimed a quarter in 17, 7S 42W in 1891.
1900 census he's a locomotive engineer at 510 N. 2nd Ave, Marshalltown, Marshall Co, IA (age 64, b. in NY), with Armilda, Edward J. a clerk in a pool room, William B. a buisness, and Walter a barber.

1910 at 510 N. 2nd Ave, Marshalltown, Marshall Co, IA (age 77, b. in NY)
FindaGrave # 95592817 has O.R. Wilson 1832-1919 buried in Marshall COunty, Iowa, with Armilda 1838-1928.

Eva E. Robertson 1869-1940 died in California (mother Renner, father Wilson) and is buried in Marshalltown # 125715615.

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