Amelia Ann Walling, (daughter of Col. Jesse Walling) married
Cunningham Merriweather Wilson July 8, 1858 at Milville Rusk County, Texas.
He was born in Merriweather County, Alabama December 1, 1832 and died February
10, 1897 in Noodle, Jones County, Texas. He is buried in Whitney, Hill
County, Texas and entered in Whitney Cemetery. At the time of their marriage
Col. Jesse Walling invited all the people of Rusk County to their wedding
and gave a big dinner and BBQ. They moved to Bosque County in 1870. Amelia
Ann Walling Wilson died June 21, 1871 at Walling Bend, Bosque County, Texas
leaving 4 daughters, Jessie Ann, Louisa Jane, Emma Belle, and Anna Wilson.
Her body is now moved to Whitney Hill County, Texas.
Their grandmother, Ann Walling reared them, living on
the old homestead on a league of land lying along the banks of the Brazos
River in Bosque County, Texas. C.M. WIlson died February 20, 1897 at Noodle,
Jones County, Texas. Both he and his wife are buried in the family cemetery
at Walling Bend in Bosque County, Texas. This cemetery at Walling Bend
is located on a plot of ground out of the league of land known as the Jesse
Walling homestead and reserved by him as a family cemetery.
Louisa Jane Wilson born May 5, 1862 at Milville, Rusk
County, Texas lived there until 1870 when she moved to Bosque County with
her parents. She married James Anthony Sosbee July 23, 1882. He was born
near Blue Ridge, Fannin County, Georgia October 11, 1855 and came to Texas
when he was 11 years old with his 28 year old brother, George Sosebee.
They made the trip in ox and wagon with a the Picklsimor family. After
their marriage they lived on the old Jesse Walling homestead until 1887
when they moved to Noodle, Jones County, Texas. They resided at this place
continuously until 1913 when they moved to Paducah,Texas. James Anthony
Sosebee died August 27, 1926 at Stanford, Texas. Both are buried at Merkel,
Texas. Louisa Jane Wilson and James Anthony Sosebee had 11 children, all
boys. This record can be found in the descendants of John Walling Sr.,
as the family of Amelia Ann Wilson.