Biography of John H. Wilson
Madison County, NY Biographies





Wilson, John H., was born in Canastota, September 29, 1856. His. father, Theodore A. Wilson, was a native of Windsor, and came to Madison county in 1847, settling in the town of Lenox. He married Elvira F., daughter of Capt. Daniel Lewis, who was superintendent for years on the Erie Canal, and superintendent of the Utica and Syracuse railroad. Theodore A. Wilson was identified with mercantile circles and in the later years of life in farming; he was prominent in the history of the M. E. church, of which he was trustee and treasurer, and was interested in its Sunday school; he died October 14, 1898. John H Wilson was educated in Canastota and Rochester. In 1882 he married Julia E., daughter of Cyrus Clark Williams, a native of Cooperstown; they have one son, Clark. Mr. Wilson is one of the progressive men of his town, taking an active interest in school and church matters, and has served as trustee of the M. E. church. He has aimed to promote the best interests of his town and is a respected citizen.

FROM:
Our County and it's people
A Descriptive and Biographical Record of
Madison County, New York
Edited by: John E. Smith
The Boston History Co., Publishers 1890


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