THIS IS A WORK IN PROGRESS. THE INFORMATION IS NOT COMPLETE, YET, BUT KEEP COMING BACK TO VISIT AND MORE SHOULD BE ADDED EACH TIME YOU DO.
PLEASE.....IF YOU HAVE NAMES AND/OR DATES OF THOSE THAT AREN'T ADDED, SEND THEM TO ME!!!!!
JOHNSON & MARIA
Johnson and Maria had ten children. The first five were born in Tennessee. The others were born in Fannin County, Georgia
I will start with the first one, add his/her spouse and children so you can see who their families were. You will begin to recognize names from your immediate family line.
CHILDREN OF JOHNSON and MARIA
- HENRY WILSON - b. abt. 1841, TN
- SARAH ANN WILSON - b. abt. 1843, TN
- MARY CATHERINE WILSON - b. abt. 1845, TN...d. Fannin Co., GA
- JOSEPH H. "Joe" WILSON - b. Mar. 1847, TN...d. betw. 1923-25, Fannin Co., GA...NEVER MARRIED
- THADDEUS JOHNSON "Thad" WILSON - b. May 4, 1849, Ducktown, TN, Polk Co.,...d. Oct. 12, 1928, Morganton, GA, Fannin Co.
- DANIEL WILLIAM WILSON - b. Jan. 10, 1852, Fannin Co., GA...d. Dec. 7, 1892
- JANE MARGARET WILSON - b. Sep. 15, 1854, Fannin Co., GA...d. Mar. 14, 1928, Fannin Co., GA...NEVER MARRIED
- JOHN SEVIER WILSON - b. Dec. 1857, Fannin Co., GA...d. Nov. 14, 1933, Fannin Co., GA...NEVER MARRIED
- BURTON HORACE GREELY "Babe" WILSON - b. Aug. 17, 1859, Fannin Co., GA...d. Jan. 5, 1926, Fannin Co., GA
- CALIFORNIA "Callie" WILSON - b. approx. 1863, Fannin Co., GA
1. HENRY WILSON
(born about 1841 in Tennessee)
I found Henry living next door to Johnson in 1880.
Henry married Jane Shepherd on February 23, 1860.
I also recently found his marriage license. Here is a copy of it:
CHILDREN OF HENRY AND JANE
- James D.
- George B.
- Addalee "Addie" L.
- Thomas T.
- Burton F.
- Fred. B.
tHE 1900 census of Fannin County lists them as having 12 children, 9 living.
2. SARAH ANN WILSON
(born about 1843 in Tennessee...died in Fannin County, Georgia)
Sarah married Alfred Newton Fain on May 7, 1865 in Fannin County. Alfred was born June 2, 1836 and died January 29, 1898 in Fannin County. Sarah is buried at the Toccoa Church cemetery in Lakewood, GA, Fannin County. Sarah and Alfred lived in the old Wilson house.
CHILDREN OF SARAH and ALFRED
- Frances Emma Fain
- Ida Maria Fain - married Edward M. Williams on Jun. 16, 1910, Fannin County
- Thomas Fain
- John L. Fain
- Thaddeus J. Fain
- Carrie Fain
- Callie Fain
3. MARY CATHERINE WILSON
(born abt. 1845)
She is buried in the Toccoa Church cemetery in Lakewood, GA.
CLARISSA PARRIS DAVES
This photo might be Mary Catherine Wilson's daughter, but not positive.
(Photo was sent to me by Jan Hollon who researches the Parris / Daves tree which the Wilsons married into)
In the 1880 census, Clarissa is listed as living with Johnson as his granddaughter.
4. JOSEPH H. "Joe" WILSON
(b. Mar. 1847, TN...d. betw. 1923-25, Fannin Co., GA)
Joseph never married. He is buried at Toccoa Church cemetery in Lakewood, GA.
5. THADDEUS JOHNSON "Thad" WILSON
(b. May 4, 1849, Ducktown, TN, Polk Co.,...d. Oct. 12, 1928, Morganton, GA, Fannin Co.)
Thad became Clerk of Court in Fannin County. He married Addeline "Addie" Garrett (or Downs). Addie was born 1867 and died in 1946 in Fannin County, GA.
CHILDREN OF THAD and ADDIE:
- Boon Ellington Wilson
- Reed Darnell Wilson
- Jessie Alma Wilson
- Hobart J. "Hobe" Wilson
6. DANIEL WILLIAM WILSON
(b. Jan. 10, 1852, Fannin Co., GA...d. Dec. 7, 1892)
Daniel married Nebraska D. (last name unknown)
CHILDREN OF DANIEL AND NEBRASKA
- William H. Wilson
- Johnson Wilson
- Mary M. Wilson
- Florence Wilson
- Walter N. Wilson
- Beatrice Wilson
7. JANE MARGARET WILSON
b. Sep. 15, 1854, Fannin Co., GA...d. Mar. 14, 1928, Fannin Co., GA)
Margaret never married. She is buried at Toccoa Church cemetery in Lakewood, GA, Fannin County.
8. JOHN SEVIER WILSON
(b. Dec. 1857, Fannin Co., GA...d. Nov. 14, 1933, Fannin Co., GA)
John never married. He is buried at Toccoa Church cemetery in Lakewood, GA, Fannin County.
9. BURTON HORACE GREELY "Babe" WILSON
(b. Aug. 17, 1859, Fannin Co., GA...d. Jan. 5, 1926, Ducktown, TN, Polk County)
Babe's first wife was Lucinda "Cindy" Fox. They were married approximately 1885. She was born December 1866 and died from tuberculosis in 1902 in Fannin County, GA. Later on, Babe remarried Millie Ann Abercrombie and had seven more children.
CHILDREN OF BABE and CINDY
- Bessie "Bess/Mama" Wilson
- Callie Wilson
- Margaret "Maggie/Dude" Wilson
- Frank Wilson
The 1900 census of Fannin County shows that Babe and Cindy had 6 children, but only 4 living.
CHILDREN OF BABE AND MILLIE ANN
- Charlie Wilson
- Thomas Hamilton "Tom" Wilson
- Horace Greely Wilson
- Woodrow Wilson
- Thelma Rose Wilson
- Lucy Lynn Wilson
- Clinton "Clint" Wilson
10. CALIFORNIA "Callie" WILSON
(b. approx. 1863, Fannin Co., GA)
Callie married Charles Humphrey / Umphrey or (Byers?).
CHILDREN OF CALLIE and CHARLES
1. Burton L. Humphrey
OTHER SUR-NAMES THAT MARRIED INTO WILSON FAMILY
IN FANNIN COUNTY
NOTE: If your husband or wife's name isn't in this list, PLEASE send it to me!
- Sheppard / Shephard