Saturday, December 15, 2012

Surname Saturday : Willson

The WILLSON surname is in my maternal line.  The origins of the surname appear to be English Quaker.

Stories and history :

Ahnentafel # 113 : Sarah A. Willson (c1804-1881).  Sarah was born circa 1804 in New Jersey, probably Sussex County.  She married July 6, 1822 in Belvidere, Sussex County, New Jersey to John Lambertson (c1800-1875). John was born circa 1800 in New Jersey.  They raised a family of ten children in New Jersey and Butler County, Ohio, moving to Ohio circa 1836-37.  John died October 1875 in Farmersville, Montgomery County, Ohio.  Sarah died December 21, 1881 in Ohio.

Ahnentafel # 226 : Samuel Willson (c1780-bet1836-50).  Samuel was born circa 1780 in New Jersey.  He married before 1850 in New Jersey to Elizabeth ________(c1780-aft1850).  Elizabeth was born circa 1780 in New Jersey and died after 1850 in Butler County, Ohio.  They had at least 6 children and moved to Ohio circa 1836-37.  Samuel died between 1836 and 1850, probably in Butler County, Ohio.

Ahnentafel # 452 : Mahlon Willson (1767-1852).  Mahlon was born 8mo 27d in Hunterdon Couny, New Jersey.  He married 6mo 11d 1789 at Kingwood MM, Hunterdon County, New Jersey.  The name of his first wife is unknown.  They were the parents of 11 children.  He married secondly in August 1831 to Sarah Mann.  Mahlon died February 11, 1852 in Sussex County, New Jersey.

Ahnentafel # 904 : Samuel Willson (1738-1794).  Samuel was born 1mo 5d in Hunterdon County, New Jersey. He married 8mo 19d 1761 at Kingwood MM, Hunterdon County, New Jersey to Deborah Collins (1741-1803).  Deborah was born March 23, 1743 in Bucks County, Pennsylvania.  They raised 12 children.  Deborah died January 8, 1803 in Great Meadows, Warren County, New Jersey. Samuel died 5mo 22d 1794, probably in Warren County, New Jersey.

Ahnentafel # 1808 : Samuel Willson (1706-1785).  Samuel was born January 19, 1706 in Chesterton Township, Burlington County, New Jersey.  Samuel married July 13, 1732 in Bethlehem, Bucks County, Pennsylvania to Deborah Willets (1712-1772).  Deborah was born January 14, 1712 in Little Egg Harbor, Burlington County, New Jersey.  They raised 10 children.  Deborah died Jun 2, 1772 in Hardwick, Warren County, New Jersey.  Samuel died in 1785 in Hunterdon County, New Jersey.

Ahnentafel # 3616 : Samuel Willlson (1681-1761).  Samuel was born May 1, 1681 in Scarborough, Yorkshire, England.  He married December 6, 1705 in Chesterfield, Burlington County, New Jersey to Hester Overton (1682-1730).  Hester was born October 26, 1682 in Quakertown, Hunterdon County, New Jersey.   They raised 8 children.  Hester died in 1730 in New Jersey.  Samuel died 12mo 19d 1761 in Hunterdon County, New Jersey.

Ahnentafel # 7232 : Robert Willson (1652-1709).  Robert was born in 1652 in Scarborough, Yorkshire, England.  He married 5mo 22d 1672 in Scarborough, Yorkshire, England to Ann Hoag (c1652-1709).  Ann was born circa 1652.  They were the parents of at least 4 children.  Ann died December 1709 in Chesterfield, Burlington County, New Jersey.  Robert died February 10, 1709 in Chesterfield, Burlington County, New Jersey.

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