George W. Willson, farmer; P. O. Etna; is the son of John and Elizabeth Willson; was born in Maryland, Aug. 12, 1826; moved to Coles Co., Ill., Sept. 12, 1836.; is the owner of 700 acres of land, valued at or near $21,000; was Justice of the Peace and Road Commissioner for a number of years. Was married to his first wife, July 12, 1836, Sarah Floyd; names of children, boy, Nicholas P.; girls, Lillia A., Rossy J.; was married to his second wife, Mary S. Myers, widow of Henry H. Tucher, April 13, 1868; names of boys living, Francis A., John A. (deceased), William (deceased); girl, Maggie E.; the names of Mr. Henry Tucher’s children, living – girls, Ada U., Eva B.; children dead-boy, Arthur S.; girl, Bell L. Henry H. Tucher died Aug. 25, 1866; was born Jan. 27, 1819.
Biographical Sketch of George W. Willson
MLA Source Citation:Chapman Brothers Portrait and biographical album of Coles County, Illinois Chicago: Chapman Brothers, 1887. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 21 December 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/illinois/biographical-sketch-of-george-w-willson.htm - Last updated on Oct 11th, 2011
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