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Thomas and Margaret Wilson

Margaret, 30 David, 3 and Agnes eleven months were on the Cambria, arriving August 25, 1870 from Glasgow.

In 1880 Allegany County, Maryland Thomas Wilson is 37, Margaret 40.  They have David 13, Agnes 10, and Margaret 6.

Frank Knoz, 30, married Agnes Wilson, 19, in Yuma (then Washington County) July 1, 1888..  Thos Wilson and M. Wilson standing, and W.T Knox and James A. McKinney witnesses.  Performed by J.D. Burr

Thomas had proved-up a quarter in 20, 2N 47W in 1891, meaning he arrived in Yuma about 1884.  His quarter was immediately north of William Knox's - and the railroad ran through both their quarters.

 Agnes said in 1900 she was born June 1868 in Scotland, immigrating in 1869.

Thomas in 1900 Shasta County, California said he was widowed, born May 1840 in Scotland, immigrating 1869.  With him is son David

He's buried in Washington County Oregon, dying November 17, 1925 - the tombstone has him with Agnes' husband and kids.

Photo from the Knox family

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