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Ancestors of Joseph Logan WILSON

 Submitted by Jerry Taylor (ancestor.twigs at gmail.com)

First Generation

 

1.  Joseph Logan WILSON, son of Benjamin WILSON and Winnie JACKSON, was born on 9 Nov 1890 in Kentucky, USA,1 died on 5 Nov 1963 at age 72, and was buried in Mt. View Cemetery, Vancouver, B.C., Canada.

 

Noted events in his life were:

 

  Military: World War I Draft Registration, 8 Sep 1918, Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA. Name: Joseph Logan Wilson

Residence: 2715 Bland St., Louisville, Kentucky

Age: 28

Date of Birth: Nov 8, 1899 Occupation: Laborer

Employer: Alsip Brick Co./Elwood Brickyard

Nearest Relative: Margaret Wilson, 442 Talbott Ave. Elmwood, KY

Note: Age does not align with other information; however this is typical with draft registrations

 

Joseph married Margaret McCORSTER on 12 Apr 1912.

 

Second Generation (Parents)

 

2.  Benjamin WILSON, son of Unknown and Margaret WILLIAMS, was born in 1850 in Kentucky, USA2 and died about 1898 in Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA about age 48.

 

Research Notes: United States Federal Census

 

1880 Jefferson Co. KY, Gilmans, District 88, Household #62

Ben Wilson Color: Mulatto Sex: Male Age: 30 Occupation: Laborer on Farm Place of Birth: KY; Fathers Place of Birth: Maryland; Mothers Place of Birth: Maryland

Winnie Wilson Colored: Black Sex: Female; Relationship to head of house: Wife Age: 28; Occupation Keeping House; Place of Birth: KY; Fathers Place of Birth: KY; Mothers Place of Birth: KY 

Henry Wilson Color: Black; Sex: Male; Relationship to head of house: Son; Age 7; Place of Birth: KY

Margaret Williams Color: Black; Sex: Female; Relationship to head of house: Mother; Age 80; Place of birth: Maryland; Fathers Place of birth: Maryland; Mothers Place of birth:  Maryland 

 

1900 Jefferson Co. KY, Louisville Ward 4, District 41, Household# 434, 111, 220

Jennie (Winnie) Wilson 48 Black Female Oct 1851 Widow 11 children/ 4 living KY KY KY 

Henry Wilson 27 Son Black Male March 1873 Single KY KY KY

Benjamin Wilson 11 Son Black Male January 1889 Single KY KY KY

Logan Wilson 9 Son Black Male November 1890 Single KY KY KY

Arther Wilson 8 Son Black Male May 1892 Single KY KY KY

 

Noted events in his life were:

 

  Military: Civil War, Company E, 108th United States Colored Infantry. Name: Benjamin Wilson

State Filed: Kentucky

Widow: Winney Wilson

Hannah Price, Guardian

 

Benjamin Wilson: Applied for pension 5 Sept 1890 (Application No. 811551)

Winnie Wilson: Widow pension applied for 2 Jan 1898 (Application No. 671069, Certificate No. 484342)

Henry Wilson: Minor pension applied 27 Jun 1902 (Application No. 765558, Certificate No. 642216)

 

Name: Henry Wilson; Henry Gorin (alias)

State Filed: Kentucky

Relative: Mother Winnie Wilson 

Co. E. 108 U. S. C. Infantry

 

108th Regiment, United States Colored Infantry

Organized at Louisville, Ky., June 20, 1864. Attached to 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, District of Kentucky, 5th Division, 23rd Corps, Dept. of the Ohio, to January, 1865. Military District of Kentucky to May, 1865. Dept. of Mississippi and the Gulf to March, 1866.

SERVICE.- Garrison and guard duty at various points in Kentucky till January, 1865. Action at Owensboro, Ky., October 22, 1864. Guard duty at Rock Island, Ill., January to May, 1865. Duty in the Dept. of Mississippi till March, 1866. Mustered out March 21, 1866.

 

Benjamin married Winnie JACKSON.

 

Children from this marriage were:

 

       i.       Henry WILSON was born on 9 Mar 1871 in Kentucky, USA3 and died on 12 Dec 1942 in Shively, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA3 at age 71. The cause of his death was  Uremia due to hypertensive cardio-vascular disease.

      ii.       Benjamin WILSON was born in Jan 1889 in Kentucky, USA.1 

1   iii.       Joseph Logan WILSON

     iv.       Arthur K. WILSON was born in May 1892 in Kentucky, USA1 and died on 13 Jan 1914 in Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA4 at age 21. The cause of his death was Apoplexy.

 

3.  Winnie JACKSON, daughter of Silas JACKSON and Phyllis BAKEMORE, was born in Oct 1851 in Kentucky, USA.1 

 

Winnie married Benjamin WILSON.

 

Third Generation (Grandparents)

 

5.  Margaret WILLIAMS was born in 1800 in Maryland, USA.2 

 

Research Notes: 1870 Jefferson Co. KY, Louisville Ward 9, Household

#660/913

Perry Williams 23 Male Mulatto Brick moulder KY

Belle Williams 20 F Mulatto keeping house KY

#660/914

Jesse hays 54 Male Black laborer KY

Mary Hays 53 Female Black keeping house KY

Henry Hays 15 male black laborer KY

#660/915

Margaret Williams 60 Female Black Washing KY

Ben Williams 25 Male Black laborer railroad KY

 

1880 Jefferson Co. KY, Gilmans, District 88, Household #62

Ben Wilson Color: Mulatto Sex: Male Age: 30 Occupation: Laborer on Farm Place of Birth: KY; Fathers Place of Birth: Maryland; Mothers Place of Birth: Maryland

Winnie Wilson Colored: Black Sex: Female; Relationship to head of house: Wife Age: 28; Occupation Keeping House; Place of Birth: KY; Fathers Place of Birth: KY; Mothers Place of Birth: KY 

Henry Wilson Color: Black; Sex: Male; Relationship to head of house: Son; Age 7; Place of Birth: KY

Margaret Williams Color: Black; Sex: Female; Relationship to head of house: Mother; Age 80; Place of birth: Maryland; Fathers Place of birth: Maryland; Mothers Place of birth:  Maryland

 

Margaret married Unknown

 

Her child was:

 

2     i.       Benjamin WILSON

 

6.  Silas JACKSON .

 

Silas married Phyllis BAKEMORE.

 

Children from this marriage were:

 

3     i.       Winnie JACKSON

      ii.       Joseph JACKSON was born in 1856 in Eminence, Henry County, Kentucky, USA,5 died on 18 Aug 1940 in Central State Hospital, Lakeland, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA5 at age 84, and was buried in Louisville Cemetery, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA.

     iii.       Hannah JACKSON was born on 3 May 1862 in Eminence, Henry County, Kentucky, USA,6 died on 14 Jan 1946 in Red Cross Hosp., Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA6 at age 83, and was buried in Louisville Cemetery, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA. The cause of her death was Ulcerated Bladder.

 

7.  Phyllis BAKEMORE (BLAKEMORE?)  was born in 1830 in Kentucky, USA.7 

 

Phyllis married Silas JACKSON.


 

 

Source Citations

 

     1.  1900 Jefferson Co. KY, Louisville Ward 4, District 41, Household# 434, 111, 220.

     2.  1880 Jefferson Co. KY, Gilmans, District 88, Household #62.

     3.  Death Certificate, WILSON  HENRY    071  JEFFERSON  JEFFERSON  12-05-1942  054  26733  1942.

     4.  Ibid, WILSON  ARTHUR  K  021  JEFFERSON    01-13-1914  004  01656  1914.

     5.  Ibid, JACKSON  JOSEPH    084  JEFFERSON  JEFFERSON  08-18-1940  039  19335  1940.

     6.  Ibid, PRICE  HANNAH    082  JEFFERSON  JEFFERSON  01-14-1946  004  01739  1946.

     7.  1880 Jefferson Co. Kentucky, Springdale, District 87 HH# 55/61.

 

Joseph Logan Wilson - World War I Draft Registration

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ben Wilson Civil War Pension

 

1880 US Census, District 88, Gilmans, Jefferson County, Kentucky

 

1870 US Census, Louisville Ward 9, Jefferson County, Kentucky

 

 

1900 US Census, District 41, Louisville Ward 4, Jefferson County, Kentucky