Samuel Mason Wilson

Brief Life History of Samuel Mason

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.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Mason Wilson
1872–1956
Mary Ellen Williams
1879–1939
Marriage: 14 May 1895
Mary Estelle Wilson
1896–1958
Elsie Wilson
1915–
Tolbert Edgar Wilson
1898–1966
twin Wilson
1900–1900
Charles Cleo Wilson
1901–1982
Samuel Asbury Wilson
1904–
Dollie L Della Wilson
1906–1994
Roy Winfield Wilson
1908–1981
Troy Liss (Bud) Wilson
1910–1978
Mae Laverne Wilson
1913–
Nellie Faye Wilson
1917–2008
Opal Audrie Ellen Wilson
1919–2005
Irene Wilson
1922–1980

Sources (19)

  • Sam M Wilson in household of William L Gentry, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Sam Wilson, "Texas, County Marriage Index, 1837-1977"
  • Samuel Mason Wilson, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

1883 · The Mosaic Templar is Founded

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

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: 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.

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

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