Wilson, David Howard
B:
E: 1878 David filed for homestead in 1879)
D:
M: Margaret Unknown

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Children of David Howard Wilson and Margaret Unknown:

Christie Isobel (Bella) Wilson
B: 1880

Elizabeth Wilson
B: 1882

John Wilson
B: 1884

Margaret Wilson
b: 1886
M:

Harry Wilson
B: 1889

Hattie Wilson
B:
Attended Humboldt School for one year

Howard Wilson
B: 1894
Attended Humboldt School for one year

Mary Wilson
B: 1874, Nova Scotia
M:

James (Jim) Wilson
B: 1876

Lucy Wilson
B: 1877, Nova Scotia
M: Unknown

Of this family of ten, only three married and they were Mary, Lucy, and Margaret.


A David Wilson was b. 19 Dec 1914 d. 25 Aug 1992, St. Paul, MN

Information from Essay called The Adventurous Life of Daniel Howard Wilson written by Humboldt High School student, Steven Ash.

David Wilson's parents came from Scotland. After David married Margaret they settled in Nova Scotia. Mary, their first child, was born in l874 in Nova Scotia. Mary, and her parents moved to Boston for two years. Jim Wilson was born here in 1876. Then in 1876 they moved back to Nova Scotia where their third child, Lucy, was born. The Wilson family proceeded to move to Emerson, Manitoba area where they settled for one year. It was then that they heard of the richness of the Minnesota soil. They ventured across the border and settled on the present homestead which is about two miles northwest of Humboldt, Minnesota.

They helped raise a niece, Mayme Jury.