Friday, February 22, 2008

Change you can Xerox (Facts about Robert Wilson)

Haha, just kidding. I hate politics.

Robert Wilson (or The Mystery of the Family Doubles - Reuben Wilson Part Deux)

Robert Wilson is born in Rochester to Reuben Wilson and Lydia Powell.
Sources: Reuben Wilson's Pension File and Batch M017303

He married Minnie Strong, parents Edgar & Eunice in Rochester on 16 NOV 1893. She was born in Imlay, Lapeer on 09 OCT 1878.
Sources: Microfilm #974252 and Batch M017303

Robert and Minnie were married 16 NOV 1893 in Rochester, Oakland, Michigan. In Montcalm County in 1900 they live together with their son Willie who was born approx. 1899 in Michigan.
Sources: Microfilm #1295530 and 1900 Census (Bloomer, Montcalm, MI pg 2 Dist 119)

In 1910 Minnie is living with George White. George and Minnie were married on 18 SEP 1905 in Pontiac. Minnie and George have been married for three years. Children in the house are William (12), Bessie K (9) and three year old Kenneth. It should be noted that they are living on page 19 and Eunice and Edgar Strong (parents of Minnie) are living on page 16.
Sources: 1910 Census (Almont, Lapeer, MI pg 19 and 16, Dist 30) and Batch M018206.

Robert is living with his brother Jerry in 1920 in Pontiac. Robert is buried at the Mt. Avom Cemetery and died on 17 APR 1921.
Sources: 1920 Census (Pontiac, Oakland, MI pg 4, Dist 196) and City of Rochester

1 comment:

Aspenwall said...

There have been updates on the saga of Robert. I'll try to post them when I can but you can also find the new info attached to him on our rootswebtree here: