Big changes have come to — all content is now read-only, and member subscriptions and the Shop have been discontinued.
Learn more

Chat | Daily Search | My GenForum | Community Standards | Terms of Service
Jump to Forum
Home: Surnames: Poston Family Genealogy Forum

Post FollowupReturn to Message ListingsPrint Message

Posted by: ann gallagher (ID *****8210) Date: January 13, 2007 at 20:12:42
  of 1260

email to ann ......Hello researcher, I am not a Wilson, but my friend is. I've been trying to help her find info. on her grandfather, Thomas (Tom) Wilson. It is her belief that he was born in Canada 1860 (+- 3 years). His story was to them: His father died in the civil war (or at least, did not return from war) for some reason or other. He and his mother came to the states when he was an infant.. Believed to be in AL or KY. He did not remember his mother, except for the fact she was a large woman and he would hide behind her apron when company came. He didnot know either parent's name. His mother died while he was a small boy and he went to live with an uncle (unknown) possible named Jim Wilson, who lived in TX. Tom worked on the King Ranch for a time. He made cattle drives to OK and there he met and married Annabell "Smock" White. They had children: Tom's step dau., Vernie White, b. 1886, AR.... Dau. Maude, b. Ind. Terr. 1894...Sons: Connis, b.AR 1895...William, b. Ind. Terr.,1900, Gilbert, b. ?,...Aught, b. 1902, Roland, Seq. Co., OK., (My friend's father).....T. Lee, b.?.......Rocky, b. ? I know this is a stab -in- the- dark, but, right now, we are at a brick wall. Any info. is greatly appreciated. Hoping some of this rings a bell and we can connect somewhere. HAVE A GREAT DAY....... Janelle Conley

Notify Administrator about this message?
No followups yet

Post FollowupReturn to Message ListingsPrint Message
Search this forum:

Search all of GenForum:

Proximity matching
Add this forum to My GenForum Link to GenForum
Add Forum
Home |  Help |  About Us |  Site Index |  Jobs |  PRIVACY |  Affiliate
© 2007 The Generations Network