When Christopher Wilson was born about 1450, in Bradfield, Yorkshire, England, his father, John Robert Wilson, was 52 and his mother, Angelina Elison Robinson, was 51. He married Ellen Leigh about 1475, in Bradfield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons. He died about 1520, in his hometown, at the age of 72, and was buried in Bradfield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom.
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.