When Samuel Mason Wilson was born on 3 October 1872, in Arkansas, United States, his father, Jonathan J. Wilson, was 53 and his mother, Mary Frances Polly Frost, was 38. 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 83, and was buried in Blackjack, Sequoyah, Oklahoma, United States.
English: from the Middle English personal name Will + patronymic -son ‘son of Will’. Will was a very common medieval short form of William . This surname is also very common among African Americans.
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