William McLin Wilson, son of Hugh *Wilson and Jane *Brooks.
Born Jan 2, 1820 at Georgia
Married Dec 2, 1837 at Paulding Co.,GA to:
Born ± 1825 at South Carolina
1. William H. Wilson
Born 1844 at Pope Co.,GA
BIOGRAPHY: - taken from a photocopied page(in possession of Rick Cabell) of anunknown book
William H. Wilson lived on the home farm in Georgia until 1861, when he elisted in the Confederate service, in Company D, Captain McDonald, of Murray county. For two months he was in a camp of instruction, and was then sent to Camp Lee, Rickmond, Virginia,then to Norfolk and Portsmouth, witnessed a fight between the ironclad Merrimac and three or four Yankee men-of war; was atPetersburg, Seven Pines, Culpeper Court House, the second battle of Manassas ,then at Maryland Heights, Harper's Ferry, Sharpsburg, Fredericksburg, Chancelorsville, Gettysburg, the Wilderness, Petersburg and Newmarket Heights, and returned home in 1866. Soon afterward he came to Texas, and in 1870 married Dicey B. Bass; in 1878 he settled in Cooke, and two years later bought his farm near Callisburg, on which he has lived ever since.
2. Mary Wilson
Born ± 1845
3. Ruth C. Wilson
Born ± 1845, died Jun 17, 1926? at Fulton,GA?
4. Martha Wilson
Born ± 1840
5. Nancy Wilson
Born ± 1845, died at probably Texas
6. Sarah Wilson
Born ± 1845