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Male 1857 - 1905  (47 years)


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  • Name Eli Wilson  [5
    Suffix Sr. 
    Born 18 Dec 1857  Ibstock, Leicestershire Co, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 11 Jan 1858 
    Gender Male 
    Census 1861  Ibstock, Leicestershire Co, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    1861 England Census 
    Census 1871  Packington, Leicestershire Co, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    1871 England Census 
    Immigration 3 Nov 1881  New York City, New York Co, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Algeria 
    Died 7 Mar 1905  Evanston, Uinta Co, Wyoming, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Buried 10 Mar 1905  Evanston Cemetery, Evanston, Uinta Co, Wyoming, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I10401  default
    Last Modified 19 Jul 2012 

    Father Thomas Wilson,   c. 2 Jul 1818, Ravenstone Parish Church, Ravenstone, Leicestershire Co, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. From Apr 1874 to Dec 1875  (Age ~ 55 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Mee,   b. 15 May 1823, Ibstock, Leicestershire Co, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 25 Jul 1842  St. Denys Church, Ibstock, Leicestershire Co, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8
    Family ID F459  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Emma Smith,   b. 1 Mar 1856, Coalville, Leicestershire Co, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Aug 1911, Evanston, Uinta Co, Wyoming, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years) 
    Married 18 May 1875  Parish Church Of Dronfield, Derbyshire Co, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Elizabeth Wilson,   b. 14 Oct 1874, Unstone, Derbyshire Co, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Apr 1938, Gooding, Gooding Co, Idaho, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
    +2. Thomas F. Wilson,   b. 21 Jan 1876, Unstone, Derbyshire Co, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Mar 1935, Evanston, Uinta Co, Wyoming, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
    +3. Mary Ann Wilson,   b. 21 Nov 1878, Unstone, Derbyshire Co, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Feb 1928  (Age 49 years)
    +4. Eli Wilson, Jr.,   b. 30 Oct 1880, Unstone, Derbyshire Co, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Mar 1944, Springville, Utah Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
    +5. Catherine Kine Wilson,   b. 16 May 1882, Granger, Uinta Co, Wyoming, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Aug 1967, Vallejo, Solano, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     6. Joseph Smith Wilson,   b. 31 Aug 1885, Almy, Uinta Co, Wyoming, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Nov 1982 97y, Ogden, Weber Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 97 years)
    +7. Harriet Wilson,   b. 20 Dec 1887, Almy, Uinta Co, Wyoming, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 May 1953 65y, Evanston, Uinta Co, Wyoming, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. George William Wilson,   b. 12 Apr 1890, Almy, Uinta Co, Wyoming, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jan 1977, Springville, Utah Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     9. John Wilson,   b. 10 Jul 1892, Almy, Uinta Co, Wyoming, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Oct 1892  (Age 0 years)
    +10. Daisy Wilson,   b. 10 Aug 1893, Almy, Uinta Co, Wyoming, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Feb 1965, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     11. Dora Wilson,   b. 10 Aug 1893, Almy, Uinta Co, Wyoming, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Sep 1936, Ogden, Weber Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years)
     12. Samuel Wilson,   b. 26 Jun 1895, Almy, Uinta Co, Wyoming, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Sep 1934  (Age 39 years)
    Last Modified 13 Apr 2007 
    Family ID F4188  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    Algeria Passenger Manifest [3 Nov 1881]
    Algeria Passenger Manifest [3 Nov 1881]
    Passenger manifest from the Algeria, 3 Nov 1881 at New York City. Research by Lois McMahan
    1861 England Census
    1861 England Census
    1861 England Census of the Thomas Willson household at Ibstock, Leicestershire Co. Research by Chad G. Nichols
    1871 England Census
    1871 England Census
    1871 England Census of the Thomas Wilson and Emma Robinson households at Packington, Leicestershire Co. Research by Chad G. Nichols
    History of Almy, Wyoming
    History of Almy, Wyoming
    History of Almy, Wyoming and the Eli Wilson Family, prepared by Charlotte Stam. Scanned by Lois W. McMahon.

  • Sources 
    1. [S756] Nichols Online Library, Digital Documents Researched and Scanned by Chad Nichols & Relatives, Nichols, Chad G., (Catalogue of over 40,000 relatives with more than 5,000 of them having documentation to support their place in the family tree. Some recent generation surnames include Anderson, Broman, Campbell, Cloward, Conder, Dutson, Ericksen, Farmer, Holyoak, Kump, Kylen, Mendenhall, Nichols, Nielson, O'Donnell, Richardson, Roberts, Shelley, Stone, and Walker. Most ancestors are from England, Denmark, Sweden, and Germany. [online] www.nicholslibrary.org 7783 S 4950 W West Jordan, UT 84081 USA) (Reliability: 3).
      Ship Manifest (Algeria) - 004269
      1861 England Census - 004966
      1871 England Census - 004967
      History of Almy, Wyoming - 005499

    2. [S519] 1861 England Census [database online], Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005. Original data: Census Returns of England and Wales, 1861. Kew, Surrey, England: The National Archives of the UK (TNA): Public Record Office (PRO), 1861. Data imaged from the National Archives, London, England. The 1861 Census for England was taken on the night of 7 April 1861) (Reliability: 3).
      Brookes Row, Ibstock, Leicestershire:
      --Thomas Wilson, Head, Mar, 43, Coal Miner, b. Leicestershire Ravenstone
      --Elisabeth Wilson, Wife, Mar, 38, b. do Ibstock
      --John Wilson, Son, Un, 15, Coal Miner, b. Do Ibstock
      --James Wilson, Son, ", 13, Coal Miner, b. Do Do
      --Joseph Wilson, Son, ", 8, Scholar, b. Do Do
      --Thomas W. Wilson, Son, ", 6, Do, b. Do Do
      --Eli Wilson, Son, ", 4, Do, b. Do Do
      --George Wilson, Son, ", 2, b. Do Do
      --Alfred Wilson, Son, 5 months, b. Do Do
      [Research by Chad G. Nichols]

    3. [S530] 1871 England Census [database online], Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004. Original data: Census Returns of England and Wales, 1871. Kew, Surrey, England: The National Archives of the UK (TNA): Public Record Office (PRO), 1871. Data imaged from the National Archives, London, England. The 1871 census for England was taken on the night of 2 April 1871) (Reliability: 3).
      10 Upper Smibston Bdgs (sp?), Packington, Leicestershire:
      (Two doors away is the Emma Robinson household, the mother-in-law to John D. Wilson)
      --Thomas Wilson, Head, Mar, 52, Coalminer, b. Leicestershire Ravenstone
      --Elizabeth Do, Wife, Do, 48, b. Do Ibstock
      --Joseph Do, Son, Unm, 18, Coal Miner, b. Do Do
      --Thomas Do, Son, Unm, 16, Do, b. Do Do
      --Eli Do, Do, Do, 14, Do, b. Do Do
      --George Do, Do, 10, Scholar, b. Do Do
      [Research by Chad G. Nichols]

    4. [S84] New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957, Ancestry.com, (Database and images online (http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7488), Ancestry.com) (Reliability: 3).
      Microfilm Roll: M237_444
      List # 1551
      Passenger: Eli Wilson
      Port of Departure: Liverpool
      (Research by Lois W. McMahan)

    5. [S418] Personal Research & Library, Lois W. McMahan, McMahan, Lois W., ([email] lmcmahan9896 # msn.com, Lois inherited the database and records of H. Marian Haskett) (Reliability: 3).
      Old fam trunk rec's from Mrs. Elmer Barton, Box 172, Newton, IA
      & GS F #542945 Census 1861 Ibstock, Leics., Eng. #144 Principal St.

      N0792 NO Amer - Utah B13
      G06, H06 p 448 Mg rec. Sunset House, London, Eng, Ibstock Parish Rec.
      Head stone rec. Public Cem. Corr City Clerk
      Dist. Registrars Office in Coalville, Leics, Eng.

      1881 British cen, Long Row 17, Dronfield, Derby, Eng
      FHL film 1341824 ProRef RG11 piece 3445 folio 116 p 48. age 24 bp Ibstock, Leicester, Eng

      Whitwick Pit Disaster notes say he emigrated to US abt 1881
      became a Mormon

      Marr Cert - Supt Registrar, Dist Chesterfield, Derby, Eng #110139
      Md Parish Church, Dronfield House, Derbyshire, Chesterfield, Eng
      Wit: George Wilson & Sarah Unwin
      coalminer, as was his father

      US citizenship 10 Sep 1894 Wit: Joseph Bell & James Taylor

      Sailed to America 22 Oct 1881, arriv. NY 3 Nov 1881. Emma & ch arrived NY 1 May 1882.
      He came with his bro. John D. and another relative by name of Richard
      Barrass. they lvd Almy 20 yrs & worked in mines there. moved to
      Evanston last 4 yrs of his life. became US Citizen 10 Sep 1894. member
      Woodsmen of the World. died in his sleep of Apoplexy @ 48 yrs old.
      Buried Evanston Cem. beside his bro. John D.
      Apoplexy means:
      A sudden loss of sensation and movement due to a disturbance of blood supply to the brain;
      a stroke
      With specifying word: a haemorrhage or failure of blood supply in another organ
      Any sudden rapidly fatal disease.

      d/bur Public Cem p 562 grave 3 Lot #173-letter from city clerk. see also diagram of those buried in
      that lot

    6. [S423] Obituary (Reliability: 3).
      Passing of Eli Wilson, Sr.
      On Tuesday about noon, Eli Wilson, sr., was found dead in bed at his home in North Evanston, death having resulted, it is believed, from apoplexy. He was in his 48th year.
      Deceased was born at Leistershire, England 18 Dec 1857, and came to america in 1881, locating in Almy, where he resided until four years ago, then removing to this city. He was the father of 12 children, eleven of which, together with a wife, survive him. The married children are:
      Thomas J. Wilson, Eli Wilson and Mrs. W. B. Stanforth, Bingham, Utah; Mrs. H. T. Mason, Livingston, Mont. and Mrs. Frank Sullivan of Trinidad, Colo. He was a good, law abiding citizen and his early death is a severe blow to the family.
      Mr. Wilson was a member of the Woodmen of the World, under the auspices of which oganization the funeral will be conducted tomorrow afternoon from the residence.
      [Charlene Stam, 184 Lupine Dr., Evanston, WY 82930, email cstam # wyoming.com]

    7. [S756] Nichols Online Library, Digital Documents Researched and Scanned by Chad Nichols & Relatives, Nichols, Chad G., (Catalogue of over 40,000 relatives with more than 5,000 of them having documentation to support their place in the family tree. Some recent generation surnames include Anderson, Broman, Campbell, Cloward, Conder, Dutson, Ericksen, Farmer, Holyoak, Kump, Kylen, Mendenhall, Nichols, Nielson, O'Donnell, Richardson, Roberts, Shelley, Stone, and Walker. Most ancestors are from England, Denmark, Sweden, and Germany. [online] www.nicholslibrary.org 7783 S 4950 W West Jordan, UT 84081 USA) (Reliability: 3).
      Certified Marriage Entry - 004314

    8. [S418] Personal Research & Library, Lois W. McMahan, McMahan, Lois W., ([email] lmcmahan9896 # msn.com, Lois inherited the database and records of H. Marian Haskett) (Reliability: 3).
      certified copy of Marr cert. #44 Application # B0107741A, Ibstock, Leicester, Eng

      "Wilson Family History" by Leah Perry Wilson
      has md in Dist of Bosworth Co., Ibstock Parish. He age 21; occupation: brickmaker; names wife's father as James Mee.