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Family of Elizabeth BRANDON (3) & William Jordan WILSON

10. John William Perry WILSON. Born on 17 Oct 1817 in Tennessee. At the age of 43, John William Perry died in Clarksburg, Carroll County, Tennessee on 11 May 1861. Buried in May 1861 in Sellers Cemetery, Clarksburg, Carroll County, Tennessee. Resided in 13th District, Carroll County, Tennessee in 1850. Occupation: Farmed in the twelfth District, Carroll County, Tennessee.

Served in the House, 31st General Assembly, 1855-57, representing Carroll County, Tennessee.

On 4 Oct 1838 when John William Perry was 20, he married Zilpha SELLERS, daughter of John SELLERS (1782-1844) & Henrietta NORWOOD (1784-1866), in Carroll County, Tennessee. Born in 1818 in South Carolina. Resided in 13th District, Carroll County, Tennessee in 1850. Resided in 13th District, Carroll County, Tennessee in 1870.

They had the following children:
39 i. Henrietta Elizabeth (1841-1941)
ii. Marcus Lafayette. Born on 6 Sep 1842 in Carroll County, Tennessee. At the age of 81, Marcus Lafayette died in Henderson County, Tennessee on 9 Mar 1924.

Marcus Lafayette married Sarah Francis KELLY.

iii. Nancy Evaline. Born about 1845 in Carroll County, Tennessee.

40 iv. Margaret Catherine (1848-1912)
v. Lydia. Born in Jun 1850 in Carroll County, Tennessee.

vi. Robert Frances. Born about 1853 in Tennessee. At the age of 88, Robert Frances died before 1941.

vii. Mary Angeline. Born in Oct 1858 in Carroll County, Tennessee. At the age of 84, Mary Angeline died in Tennessee on 12 Oct 1942. Buried in Sellers Cemetery, Carroll County, Tennessee.

Mary Angeline Wilson never married.

viii. Mary Prysilla. Born about 1858 in Tennessee. At the age of 83, Mary Prysilla died before 1941.


11. Lydia Ray Cooper WILSON. Born on 16 Mar 1822. At the age of 68, Lydia Ray Cooper died in Macon County, Tennessee in 1891.

On 27 Sep 1840 when Lydia Ray Cooper was 18, she first married William KERLY, in Carroll County, Tennessee.

They had the following children:
i. Jackson.

ii. Elizabeth.


On 15 Dec 1853 when Lydia Ray Cooper was 31, she second married Aaron YORK.

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