Looking for information regarding the ancestors of the Wilson family that settled in Washington Co. PA. around the Canonsburg area. 2grtgrnd Joseph Nancy(Kerr)Wilson imigrated to America in 1853 from County Antrim, Ireland. Joseph b:2-28-1827 was the s/o Thomas Mary(Ellis)Wilson of County Antrim, Ire. They died in Ireland.
Thomas Mary(Ellis) Wilson's children were:
>JOSEPH b:2-28-1827 in Ire.d:3-8-1908 m:Nancy Kerr d:2-14-1917 8ch:listed below
>Margaret w/o William Chapman
>Nancy w/o Archie Wiley
>Eliza w/o Patrick Rush
Joseph Nancy Agnes(Kerr)Wilson's children:
>John b:Ire.2-1-1851 d: 1921 m:Mary Skyls ch:8 Managed Oak Springs Cemetery
>Joseph E. b:Ire. m:Vianna Ferguson
>Thomas b:1829 d:May 1917
>David C. b:1856 Canonsburg PA d:1924 m:Mary C. Jones
>Matthew S. b:1858 d:9-10-1932 m:Jennie Giffin b:1858 d: 1931
>GEORGE HANNAH b:10-3-1860 d:12-24-1945 m:Nancy Amanda Guthrie 15children
>Robert m:Martha Thompson occ:huckster
>Mary Elizabeth b:1857 d:11-28-1949 m:Stephen Snyder. Mary was a teacher in Canonsburg Schools.
Joseph's wife Nancy(Kerr)Wilson and their first 2 children came to America in 1853. Joseph had come to America a year before his family. Joseph enlisted with Company G, 140th P. Vol. Inf. He was at Gettysburg, the Battle of the Wilderness, and many of the other famous battles of the Civil War. Joseph was wounded at Cold Harbor. After returning from the war he engaged in a grocery business.
My family line comes down through Joseph's son GEORGE HANNAH b:10-3-1860 who married Nancy Amanda Guthrie. They had 15 children, 10 daughters and 5 sons. The son from which my line came through is RAYMOND HANNAH b:3-23-1898 d:10-23-1981 m:6-12-1918 to Ruth Elizabeth Gray b:9-26-1899 d:1-4-1991 d/o Alexander Brown Gray Mary Ann(Rose)Gray. Their children: Irvin George, Lois Ruth, *ROY RICHARD m:Ella Maude Wilson d/o Stanley Helen(Johnston)Wilson, Robert Allan, Donna Jean.
If you have any further information about this family would you please get back to me. I would like to know if anyone has any knowledge of the ancestors and family that came before Thomas Mary(Ellis)Wilson that remained in County Antrim, Ireland. If someone does kindly contact me. I can also be reached at my email: email@example.com
Thank you, Rebecca.