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Posted by: Denise Simmons (ID *****0397) Date: January 01, 2007 at 18:04:01
In Reply to: GREAT GRANDFATHER,UNCLES by Jules Wilson of 408

This is the only Jules Wilson and family in Avoyelles Parrish in 1900 census, Police Jury Ward #6

Wilson, Jules b. March 1853 age 47 married 24 yrs b. LA/fatherLA/mother LA occupation Farmer-renting
wife-Mary Jane b. May 1860 age 40 m:24 yrs had 10 children/10 living b. LA/f-LA/m-LA
son-Simeon b. Feb. 1878 (This is Jules Jr) age 22 married 6 months b. LA/LA/LA farm laborer
dau-in-law-Nora b. May 1882 age 18 m: 6 months 0/0 b. LA/LA/LA
son-Lester b. Mar 1881 age 19 single b. LA/LA/LA farm labor
son-David b. April 1883 age 17 single b. LA/LA/LA
son-Sidnay b. Nov. 1885 age 14 single b. LA/LA/LA
dau-Anna Lee or Lou b. Jan 1887 age 13 single b. LA/LA/LA
dau-Lily Jane b. May 1890 age 10 single b. LA/LA/LA
son-Albert b. Jan 1892 age 8 b.LA/LA/LA
dau-Annie b. Aug 1894 age 5 b.LA/LA/LA (in 1910 she is listed as Marybell)
son-Adams b. April 1898 age 2 b. LA/LA/LA (1910 listed as John)
All persons above are listed as Black for race.

I find WWI Draft cards for Jules (Simeon)Jr., John (Adams), and maybe Lester if he was using middle name and Joseph is his first. All cards signed Sept 12, 1918 in Avoyelles Co. All living and working in Big Bend, Avoyelles Co. LA

Jules Wilson Jr. age 40 b. Feb. 15, 1879; race: negro; native born; Farmer; nearest relative: wife and children;
height: Tall; build:Medium; eyes: Black; hair: Black

John Wilson age 20 b. April 18, 1898; race: negro, native born; Railroading for LAPM R.R; nearest relative: Jules Wilson, father Big Bend, Avoyelles Co. LA; height: Tall; build: Medium; eyes: Black; hair: Black

Joseph L. Wilson age 36 b. March 10, 1882; race: negro; native born; Railroading for LA RY & M??RR; nearest relative: wife and children; height: Tall; build: Medium; eyes: Brown; hair: Black

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