Seeking any information on CHRISTOPHER C. WILSON, born FEB. 1846 in Illinois. Christopher appears in some records as C. C. Wilson.
Spouse: THERESA JANE POTTER, born circa 1832-1833 in Indiana; daughter of Cornelius and Frances (Ogle) Potter. Theresa also appears in records as Tressa and Terrisa Wilson.
Marriage: 1867 in Putnam County, Missouri.
The Christopher C. Wilson family homesteaded one mile west of Stafford, Stafford County, KS. He and his family moved there from Missouri by 1880.
Military Record for Christopher C. Wilson:
Served in the Civil War: 83rd Illinois Infantry, Co. A; Date of Muster: March 17, 1865.
Transferred to 61st Illinois Infantry, Co. E. Mustered out: Sept. 8, 1865.
Residence at time of recruitment: Berwick, Warren County, IL
Children of Theresa and Christopher C. Wilson:
1. MARTHA E. WILSON—Born March 1869 in MO. Twin sister of Mary Wilson.
Spouse: Sampson A. Burger.
Married in Stafford County, KS.
Burial of Sampson: Farmington Cemetery in Stafford Co., KS
2. MARY WILSON—Born March 1869 in MO. Twin sister of Martha E. Wilson. Mary's middle initial is either E or F.
Spouse: a Mr. Hicks; Moved to Modesto, CA.
Children: Rosa H. Hicks. Rosa married a Mr. Gotlin or Gatlin.
3. RACHAL J. (“Jane”) WILSON—Born in MO about 1871.
Spouse: John S. Hargett.
4. ELI C. WILSON—Born March 28, 1872 in MO; died May 21, 1957.
Spouse: Alta M. Herns (b. 1884, d. 1930). Alta was the daughter of Herman and Anna (Collins) Herns.
Eli is buried in Leavenworth National Cemetery, Leavenworth, KS. Alta is buried in Marion County, KS and shares a tombstone with her son, Willard John Wilson (1911-1938).
5. ALFRED SAMUEL WILSON—Born about 1875 in MO.
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