WILLIAM (PADDY) WILSON
William (Paddy) Wilson came to Farrington Township in 1851. He was born
in Licking County. Ohio. on August 12. 1812. He married Susan Boudinot
and nine children were born to them: Calvin; Ann L. Pierce: Mary
Stonecipher: Harriet Coil; Kate Ellis; Horace. born December 12. 1851:
and William E. William was in the Civil War and owned 120 acres.
Horace Wilson married a Tyler and had two children. A daughter who died
at age three and a son. Willie. Then he married Sarah Abbott and had
eight children: Harriet Helm; Nora Greenwalt; Cora Mills; James; Horace
Benjamin and Kate. twins born July 13. 1889. Kate married a Donoho.
Then Horace married Marge Ellis. He later married Melissa Morrison. He ran
a general store and farmed in Farrington Township and died in 1933.
Source: "Facts and Folks A History of Jefferson County, Illinois"
Jefferson County Historical Society
Printed by Taylor Publishing Company, Dallas, TX - 1978 Page 351
Submitted by Sandy Whalen Bauer