George Wilson


GEORGE WILSON, a brother of Peter, was a young physician of Philadelphia, and started for the West in 1800. In coming down the river in a flatboat he was wrecked at Brown's Island and hospitably entertained by Colonel Brown. Here he met Bezaleel Wells, who persuaded him to settle in the now city of Steubenville. His daughter married Dr. Mason and afterward General Stokely, and was the mother of Gen. John S. Mason, George Mason, the attorney; Mrs. E. S. Wood, Mrs. Colonel Lloyd and Mont. S. Stokely. General Stokely purchased the Grove in 1832.

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