James WILSON born circa 1789 Mullaglass, Ballymore, Armagh, Ireland; farmer St. David Charlotte NB, immigrated 1836; died 12/22/1877 buried St. James Oak Hill Church Road Cemetery

Spouse: Sarah Jane ? born circa 1785 Ireland, died 6/15/1864 Tower Hill, immigrated 1836

Children: William born 7/9/1822 Newton Hamilton Armagh Northern Ireland immigrated 1836; Agnes  Elizabeth 8/12/1813 Ireland died 8/24/1892 Moore's Mill NB, married William Connick; John 2/251819 Armagh died 7/22/1895 Arcata, CA married Mary Ann Hewitt; Henry 1830-1880 married Amanda Thomson; Robert born 1823 died 1880 St. David NB


William WILSON born 7/9/1821-2 Newtown Hamilton County Armagh Northern Ireland, came to NB 1836, died 10/13/1908 buried Oak Bay NB, have photo of William & Elizabeth's grave stone in Oak Bay NB cemetery

Spouse: Elizabeth "Eliza" DEACON born 9/14/1823 Ireland, came to NB 1831, died 5/8/1911 Tower Hill NB married 9/19/1848 Charlotte Co NB

Children: Mary Jane born 7/22/1851 died 5/28/1910 age 59 yr 2 mo of cancer of liver, buried Waite ME [Talmadge per death certificate], married William McDOWELL Bocabec NB  also married Thomas Rogerson 12/24/1884 NB & Stanley W. Fenlason 4/2/1892 Topsfield ME, Stanley married Elisa Glidden, parents George & Sarah, widow, 11/14/1911; Frederick (Fred) William born 8/21/1849 married Lillian Matilda Tupper from Topsfield 3/1/1892 (daughter of Charles Tupper and Emeline Sprague), marriage bonds 1892 Film #F-9113 Ref. 1892-03/01 Robert Black co-signer ; John born 1853 - 1854 married Mary Hill of Hills Point NB 3/17/1884; David born 1856 - 1857, died 4/2/1914 St. Stephen NB, married Mary A. Bell,  died Milltown ME; George born 6/18/1858 died 12/5/1925 Tower Hill married Agnes McDowell of Pennfield NB; Sarah Ann born 9/17/1860 Charlotte Co. NB married ? McDonald, child was Oswald P of Portland ME, 1830 census, age 69, living in Portland ME with son & daughter-in-law Cecelia - Sarah's last name was Bubier; 1820 census age 59 housekeeper for Caswells, immigrated 1880 not naturalized; Maria E. born 1862 - 1863 married William L. Gray of S. Penobscot ME 12/23/1890 at Church of the Assention, Tower Hill, marriage bonds 1890 New Brunswick Film #F-9113 Ref. 1890-12/23 George Wilson co-signer, her child was Ethel May, Maria died 1891 when Ethel was 2 weeks old. [all Wilson children born Oak Bay, St. David Parish]

Several years ago Arnold and Joyce Davis visited Sarah Jane Wilson Pomeroy, called Jane,  in Calais. Her father was Frederick Wilson, brother of Mary Jane who married William McDowell. Jane told them that she lived with Sadie and Ham Davis when she was young and working in the mills in Milltown. She said Sadie used to make dresses for her and made her feel like a part of the family and that she loved her very much. 

NB Records http://gov.nb.ca/ Marriages: Wilson, Frederick to Tupper, Lillian, Charlotte Co. 3/1/1892, Film F14020, Code B4/1892, #2788. NB Birth Records: Sarah Ann Wilson, Female, born 1860 September 17, Place: Country; County: Charlotte; CD 2; BK 1; Page 163; Num 69; fnum F13366.

The NB Census of 1851, Charlotte Co. Vol I. St. David: Wilson, p. 49, Ann, 46, Irish, widow, farmer: prop. 1830; Rachael, 16, NB, daughter, birth; Agnes, 13, NB, daughter, birth; William John, 11, NB, son, birth; Robert, 9, NB, son, birth; Mary A., 7, NB, daughter, birth; Amy A., 4, NB, daughter, birth.
Wilson, p. 30: James, 57, Irish, husband, farmer: prop., 1836; Jane, 51, Irish, wife, 1836.
Wilson, p. 49: John, 70, Irish, husband, farmer: prop. 1820; Jane, 66, Irish, wife, inform, 1820.??? connection???
Wilson, p. 30. William, 30, Irish, husband, farmer: prop., 1836; Eliza, 24, Irish, wife, 1831; Frederic, 2, NB, son, birth; Mary J., 6 wks., NB, daughter, birth.
Wilson p. 39 James, 63, Irish, 1823 entered. Sarah, wife, 67, 1823 entered country.
NB Census 1871, Charlotte Co.: page 58, #189; William Wilson, male, age 48, born Ireland, Church of England, Irish origins, farmer, married; Elizabeth, female, age 47, born Ireland, Church of England, Irish origins, married; Frederic, male, age 21, born NB, Church of England, Irish Origins, farmer; Mary J., female, age 19, born NB, farmer; John, male, age 17, born NB, farmer, at school; David, male, age 14, born NB, at school; George, male, age 12, born NB, at school; Sarah A., female, age 10, born NB, at school; Maria E., female, age 8, born NB, at school; Robert Deacon, male, age 84, born Ireland, Church of England, Irish origins, farmer, married; Mary Deacon, female, age 79, born Ireland, Church of England, Irish origins, married; Charles Ross, male, age 65, Ireland, R. Pres., Irish origins, farmer, married; pg. 59: Mary Y. Ross, female, age 63, born NB, Church of England, German origins, married; James Ross, male, age 22, born NB, Church of England, Irish origins, farmer; Mercy E. Ross, female, age 19, born NB, Church of England, Irish origins, at school; Joseph W. Ross, male, age 13, born NB, Church of England, Irish origins, at school.
1881 Census, Canada:  William Wilson, male, born 1822, Ireland, age 59, farmer, married, Irish, Church of England, St. David, Charlotte NB, Family History Library Film 1375815, NA Film No. C-13179, District 26, Sub-district I, Division 1, Page No. 31, Household No. 132.  Elizabeth Wilson born 1824, Ireland, age 57, married, Irish, Church of England. Frederick Wilson, Male, Irish, age 31, born NB, Farmer, Church of England. John Wilson, Male, Irish, age 27, Born NB, Farmer, Church of England. David Wilson, Male, Irish, age 24, born NB, Farmer, Church of England. George Wilson, Male, Irish, Age 22, born NB, Farmer, Church of England. Sarah A. Wilson, Female, Irish, age 20, born NB, Church of England. Maria E. Wilson, Female, Irish, age 17, born NB, Church of England.
1901 Census Charlotte NB: William Wilson, married, Scotch, Canadian, Church of England, born Ireland 7/9/1821, Elizabeth Wilson, Irish, Canadian, Church of England, born Ireland 9/14/1823; George Wilson, married, Scotch, Canadian, Church of England, born NB 6/18/1858
1900 Census Brockton, Danforth & Forest City ME: (1) Stanley W. Fenlason, head, white, male, born 6/1665, age 34, married 8 yrs., married 1892, born Maine, parents born Maine, woodsman, can read & write English, rent home. Mary J. wife, white, female, born 7/1853, age 47, mother of 5, 3 alive, born Canada, parents born Canada, in US 9 yrs, can read & write English. Albert E. Fenlason, age 12, step-son, born 6/1887, born Canada, parents born Canada, arrived in US 1891, in school, can read & write English.
(2) William V. Davis, head, white, male, born 7/1830, age 69, married 34 yrs., born Maine, father born Canada, mother born Maine, farmer, can read and write English, own home. Matilda C., wife, white, female, born 4/1840, age 60, married 34 yrs, born Maine, father born England, mother born Maine, can read & write English.

Provincial Archives of NB 1871 Directory: Wilson, William; Farmer; Oak Bay, St. Davids, Charlotte Co.
Provincial Archives of NB 1867-1868 Directory:  Wilson, William; Farmer; Oak Bay, St. Davids, Charlotte Co.
Marriage Bonds 1810-1932:  William L. Gray, groom, from Maine, 1890; George Wilson from Charlotte Co. co-signer, Maria E. Wilson from Charlotte Co., bride; Film #F-9113, Reference 1890-12/23
Marriage Bonds 1810-1932: Robert Black from Charlotte Co., 1892, Co-signer; Lilian Tupper from Maine, bride; Frederitck Wilson from Charlotte Co., groom; Film # F-9113, Reference 1892-03/01. 

Rogerson, Thomas 3/4/1819 ENG died 3/9/1904 Barlet Mills NB father William Rogerson mother Mary; married Eunice Linton Nutter 5/133/1854 St. George NB; children Mary Ann 4/27/1854, Frances Augusta, Elzaid Smith, Thomas Furber, Minnie Maria, Statira Jane, Susan Cephrite, William Ernest, Morton Hatch, Bernard McAdam, Eunice Dora, Hugh Talbot 5/7/1877; (2) married Mary Jane (Wilson) McDowell 12/24/1884 in Brockway, York Co., NB. 

Stanley S. Fenlason, Mary Jane Wilson McDowell Rogerson Fenlason's third husband - born in Crawford Maine to William M. Fenlason Jr. and Elivira Olive Scott. Stanley & Mary Jane were married on April 2, 1892 in Topsfield, ME. Stanley married again on November 14, 1911 to Eliza Colle. per Donna Furlong 

Irish Immigrants in the NB Census of 1851 and 1861: 
Wilson, James; landed 1836, age 57, Presbyterian, St. David, Charlotte Co
Wilson, William; landed 1836, age 30, Anglican, St. David, Charlotte Co.

Calais - Ruby A. Marshall 96, died Dec. 9, 1995, at her residence on Lafayette Street. She was born in Baileyville 4/6/1899, the daughter of Frederick and Lillian (Tupper) Wilson. She was a member of St. Anne's Episcopal Church of Calais. Ruby was employed by Calais Regional Hospital until her retirement in October 1972. She was predeceased by her husband, S. Sterling Marshall in 1958. She is survived by one son, Sterling I. Marshall of Chatham MA; one daughter, Phoebe Wilson of Calais; one sister, Sarah Jane Pomeroy of Calais; eight grandchildren: Brian, Kevin, Sterling, Jr., Dana, Divina and Megan Marshall.

Any relation? m. St. George (Charlotte Co.) 9th inst., Ebenezer SPINNEY, Jr., St. George / Miss Mary Jane WILSON, Pennfield. SOURCE: St. Andrews Standard (December 11, 1844).

 St James Oak Hill Church Road Cemetery
WILSON: 03:     James Wilson  d. 22 Dec 1877 ae 84 yrs; Sary h/w  d. 15 Jun 1864 ae 74 yrs

Christ Church Anglican Cemetery, Pennfield, NB: In memory of/ William Wilson/ died/  26th August 1849/ Aged 58 years./ Also his wife/ Jane/ died Jan. 4, 1853/ Aged 59 years. TRANSCRIBER'S NOTE: Wilson stone partial buried, and only William Wilson's name is now visible.

St. Croix Courier: Died August 11, 1930, Frederick Wilson age 80, at Calais.
St. Croix Courier 10/15/1908: Died, Wilson, at Oak Bay, October 13th, William Wilson, aged 86 years, 3 months, 4 days. 5/11/1911: Died Wilson, at Tower Hill, May 8, Eliza, relict of William Wilson, aged 87. March 13, 1919 DIED: WILSON - At Milltown, Mar. 9, Mary A., relict of David Wilson, aged 58 years. April 2, 1914. DIED WILSON - At St. Stephen, March 26th, James Wilson, aged 65 years.

Freeholders Record: Surname Wilson, Forename Thomas, Address Newtownhamilton, Name of Landlord Alexander Hamilton, Co. Armagh, Date of Registry 1832, Candidates N.
Freeholders Record: Surname Wilson, Forename Thomas, Address Newtownhamilton, Co. Armagh, Date of Registry 1839, Candidates N.

[Mary J. Wilson married Gilbert Fenlason 4/30/1887 Penobscot Co. per ME Marriage Records - this is NOT my Mary Jane]

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