Samuel Mason Wilson

3 October 1869–3 January 1956 (Age 86)
Arkansas, United States

The Life of Samuel Mason

When Samuel Mason Wilson was born on 3 October 1869, in Arkansas, United States, his father, Jonathan J. Wilson, was 50 and his mother, Mary Frances Polly Frost, was 35. He married Mary Ellen Williams on 14 May 1895, in Galveston, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Sequoyah, Oklahoma, United States in 1935 and Eason Township, Pottawatomie, Oklahoma, United States in 1940. He died on 3 January 1956, in Muldrow, Sequoyah, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Blackjack, Sequoyah, Oklahoma, United States.

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Samuel Mason Wilson
Mary Ellen Williams
Marriage: 14 May 1895
Mary Estelle Wilson
Elsie Wilson
Tolbert Edgar Wilson
twin Wilson
Charles Cleo Wilson
Samuel Asbury Wilson
Dollie L Della Wilson
Roy Winfield Wilson
Troy Liss (Bud) Wilson
Mae Laverne Wilson
Nellie Faye Wilson
Opal Audrie Ellen Wilson
Irene Wilson

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14 May 1895
Galveston, Texas, United States


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World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 1

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1883 · The Mosaic Templar is Founded

Age 14

The Mosaic Templar is an African American fraternal organization founded in Little Rock. it was founded by former slaves, John Edward Bush and Chester W. Keatts. It was part of a movement that was going on at the time, where everyone was forming fraternities and sororities. The main departments for this one where endowment, monument, analysis, uniform, rank, recapitulation, records, and a juvenile division.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 27

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and northern Irish: patronymic from the personal name Will , a very common medieval short form of William .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Sam M Wilson in household of William L Gentry, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Sam Wilson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Sam M Wilson, "United States Census, 1910"

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