Posted By:Lynda Wilson
Subject:Wilson, Hensley, Ray, Sumner, Dills, etc
Post Date:May 06, 2004 at 16:24:22
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Forum:Macon County, NC Genealogy Forum
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Samuel Wilson was born in Burke CO NC in 1805. In the
1820's he married Elizabeth Hensley supposedly in
Rutherford Co. They moved to Macon Co around 1850.
Children were:
Sarah b 1827 m Johnson Hampton
Cecilia b @ 1829 m Salvadore D. Phillips
Edward b @ 1834 m Elizabeth c. Deweese
Martha b @ 1835 m Samuel Roper
Mary Pauline b @ 1837 m Henry H. Raby
Thomas Benjamin b 13 Mar 1839 m Hester Angeline Deweese
Elizabeth b Feb 1842 m 1. Garrett Deweese and 2.
James R. Raby
Margaret Ann b # 1843 m 1. David Blackwell 2. James Raby
Eunice b 6 Sep 1844 m 1. John Deweese, 2. Wilburn Ray
and 3. Zacharia Downs
Rachel R b Aug 1852 m Wm A. Forrester
Two more possible older children.

Their youngest son Silas was born in June 1851.
He married Charity Jane Ray, daughter of John Fouts
Ray and Nancy Sumner. They had 11 children.

Jesse E. b 1885 who married Cora Lee Dills in 1912.
THey had 9 children. Youngest was Johnny Lyle
Father and birth location of John Fouts Ray unknown.
Nancy Sumner was daughter of Richard Sumner.
Researching these lines.
Lynda Wilson