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William Benton Wilson, a native of Washington County, passed away at his home in Portland last Friday. He was born on the old Wilson donation land claim near Greenville 71 years ago, and was the son of the late William and Sarah Wilson, pioneers of 1847.
Mr. Wilson was married to Martha J. Crow in this County about 45 years ago and is survived by his widow and two daughters, Mrs. W. W. Boscow, of Hillsboro and Mrs. W. Imlay, of Portland. One brother and five sisters also survive. James Wilson and Mrs. Mary Fowler, of Forest Grove, Mrs. Flora Carstens of Roy, Mrs. Annie Smith, Mrs. James
Moore and Mrs. Susan Johnson, all of Portland.
Funeral Services were held in Portland from an Eastside Undertaking Establishment Monday afternoon and burial in the Riverview Cemetery.
(this is husband of the Martha on the death ceritficate)
Obituary – Thursday, 19 May 1921 – Washington County News-Times