Sir John “Robert” Wilson

Brief Life History of John “Robert”

Sir John “Robert” Wilson was born in 1425, in Cupar, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom as the son of Thomas Robert Wilson and Elizabeth Robinson. He married Ada Antoinette Erasmus Erkinger in 1445, in Canongate, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He died in 1475, in his hometown, at the age of 50.

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Sir John “Robert” Wilson
Ada Antoinette Erasmus Erkinger
Marriage: 1445
James Wilson
John Wilson Burgess of Fife
Sir Thomas Wilson

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  • Death
  • Obituary Index, 1800s-current

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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WILLSON-WILSON FAMILY 18 November 2019 2016 GENERATIONS (MORE WILSON’S BEFORE 1400) (QUESTIONS: 1. Is Thomas Willson and Isabella Bryce really Henery Willson’s parents? 2.Did Henery Willson really d …

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