George Daniel Harry Wilson & Mary Ward Wilson

Information on George Daniel Harry & Mary Wilson submitted by Louise Birchfield; photos submitted by Delores (Dee) Schoonmaker.



George Daniel Harry Wilson was born in Gainsville, Georgia on January 2, 1846 and died August 2, 1932 in Paynes, Tallahatchie, Mississippi. George Daniel Harry Wilson married Mary Ann Elizabeth Ward in Winston County, Alabama.

Mary Ann Elizabeth Ward was born July 25, 1851 in Winston County, Alabama and died November 1, 1916 in Haleyville, Winston County, Alabama. She was the daughter of Anderson Ward and Winney Catherine Durham. Mary Ann Elizabeth Ward married George Daniel Harry Wilson in Winston County, Alabama.

Letter from Harvey Anglin, the grandson of Zona Ann Wilson, to Jenelle Jarnagin. Submitted by Jenelle.

RT 5 Box 190
Tupelo, MS. 38801
April 30, 1990

Dear Jenelle,

Since I recived all the census reports from you, I have been in touch with Larry Wilson, RT 1 Box 143R, Victoria, TX 77901 and his aunt Edna Brazil, 468 N. Church St., Tupelo, MS 38801. They had family pictures of Jessie & Nancy Ann Jackson & family and Jessie Wilson (our James M.) & family which I am enclosing. Edna had her grandfather George D. Wilson's Family Bible.

George D. Wilson b Januar 27 1846 d 1932 Married Mary R. Ward b    d 1918 on July 30, 1865     Children:
1. Nancy C. b. March 17, 1869 d June 4, 1889;
2. James A. b. July 25, 1871 d.
3. Martha J. b. Feb. 3, 1874 d.    Married a Brooks
4. Body C. b. Feb. 3, 1876 d.
5. George D. Jr. b. Feb. 7, 1879
6. Smatha E. b. Aug 12, 1881    d. March 1935
7. Mary L. b. April 28, 1883    d. Aug. 11, 1884
8. Joel Sylvester b. July 25, 1885    d. January 7, 1957
9. Andrew J. b. January 17, 1887    d.
10. Daisy b. March 28, 1900    d.    Married a McCrary

Joel Sylvester Wilson married Alma Jackson b. December 30, 1885 d. Oct. 1, 1975 on Dec 10, 1911 double wedding with Sullivan Ray and Ellen Wilson. Joel Wilson was 1st cousin to Zona & Nancy Ann Wilson.

James M. (Jessie) was a full blooded Cherokee indian - John L. and George D. were sons of James M. (Jessie) Willson.

About Joel Sylvester Wilson (submitted by Delores (Dee) Schoonmaker):

Joel Sylvester Wilson was the son of George Daniel Harry Wilson and Mary Ann Ward. He was born July 25, 1885 in Winston County, Alabama and died on January 7, 1957 in Lee County, Mississippi. He married Alma Jackson on December 11, 1910 in Lee County, Mississippi. She was the daughter of Jesse Jackson and step-daughter of Nancy Ann Wilson (daughter of John Lee Wilson). Alma was born December 10, 1885 in Alabama and died October 1, 1975 in Lee County, Mississippi. Joel and Alma had the following children: Eugene, Berniece, Clara M., Joel S., Jr., Jewel D. (Mrs. Otis Hill), Edna (Mrs. Almae Brazil), Louise, Allen, and Annie Ruth.

Joel & Alma Wilson with children Bernice, Eugene, and Clara

Bernice Wilson Meadows

Barbara Ann Meadows